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Increasing wheat yields sustainability through agronomic means
This paper examines common factors that constrain wheat yields: insufficient nutrients (using nitrogen as an example); problems of late planting and poor crop establishment; suboptimal water management; lodging; and weeds. ...
Wheat and rice in the mid-hills of Nepal: A benchmark report on farm resources and production practices in Kavre District
(CIMMYT; NARC, 1999)
This benchmark survey involved a random sample of 54 farmers from the Naldung area, grouped by altitude class, ethnicity, land type, and several farm-level categories to characterize sample variability for production ...
Meeting South Asia's future food requirements from rice-wheat cropping systems: Priority issues facing researchers in the post-green revolution era
The importance of rice-wheat cropping systems in meeting present and future food needs in South Asia is reviewed. Evidence from a number of factor productivity studies, which analyze yield trends after adjusting for changes ...
Wheat and rice in the Nepal Tarai: Farm resources and production practices in Rupandehi District
A survey was conducted in Rupandehi District of the Nepal Tarai as part of a longer term research program to monitor changes in farmers' resources and production practices in the area's rice-wheat cropping systems. The ...