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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 ...
What Contribution Can Surface Water Irrigation Make to Sustainable Crop Intensification in Bangladesh’s Feed the Future Zone?
(CIMMYT; IFPRI; USAID; IRRI, 2016)
Global food requirements are projected to increase until 2050. In South Asia, averagewheat, maize and rice yields have however increased by only 2.2 percent, 1.4 percent and 1.3 percent, respectively, since the 1960s.1 ...
Factors associated with small-scale agricultural machinery adoption in Bangladesh: census findings
There is strong advocacy for agricultural machinery appropriate for smallholder farmers in South Asia. Such ‘scale-appropriate’ machinery can increase returns to land and labour, although the still substantial capital ...