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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. ...
Velvetbean: A "new" plant with a history
Velvetbean (Mucuna spp.), a vigorous climbing legume of Asian origin, is prominent among the plants currently promoted for use as a green manure and cover crop in the humid tropics. What is not so well known, however, is ...
Proceedings of the rice-wheat research end-of-project workshop
(NARC; CIMMYT; Rice-Wheat System Research Consortium, 1998)
This proceedings synthesizes results of six years of research by scientists of the Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) at sites in the lowlands and mid-hills where the rice-wheat cropping system is important. The ...
Grain yield of barley as affected by cropping sequence and fertilizer application in Southeastern Ethiopia
Cropping systems in the Ethiopian highlands involve rotations of cereals with grain legume and oilseed crops; the proportional allocation among crop species varies with altitude, rainfall, and soil type. Barley (Hordeum ...