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Made in Bangladesh: scale-appropriate machinery for agricultural resource conservation
An open-source publication targeted to machinery manufacturers, engineers, researchers and development practitioners, this book describes and provides technical designs for small-scale agricultural machinery developed or ...
Furrow design for improving crop establishment of two-wheel tractor operated strip tillage planters in loam and clay loam soils
(Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 2021)
Integrated weed management: experiential learning modules – Book 2
(CIMMYT; CSISA, 2016)
Globally, weeds cause higher agricultural production losses than other agricultural pests. In a systematic review of the evidence on crop production losses, Oerke (2005) wrote that “Estimates on potential and actual losses ...
Axial flow pumps can reduce energy use and costs for low-lift surface water irrigation in Bangladesh
With conventional centrifugal pumps (CEN), less than 50% of southern Bangladesh’s farmers invest in dry season irrigation, partly due to high and continually increasing diesel energy costs. Diesel pump efficiencies in ...
Guidelines for dry seeded aman rice (DSR) in Bangladesh
(IRRI; CIMMYT; IFAD; CSISA, 2014)
Dry seeded rice (DSR) is becoming an attractive option for farmers as it has a much lower labor requirement than manually transplanted rice. Labor for transplanting rice has become scarce and costly because laborers are ...