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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 ...
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 ...
Groundwater management in Bangladesh: an analysis of problems and opportunities
Increased groundwater accessibility resulting from the expansion of deep and shallow tube wells helped Bangladesh attain near self-sufficiency in rice, with national output increasing over 15 million tons in the last two ...
Integrated weed management in rice: training of trainers modules
(CIMMYT; IRRI; CSISA, 2017)
In India, weeds are responsible for about 33% of total yield losses caused by pests, whereas insects and diseases are responsible for 26% and 20%, respectively. Weeds interfere with crops by competing for light, water, ...
Standard protocol for the evaluation of surface water irrigation pumps in South Asia
This procedural document details how to reliably and accurately measure water discharge flowrates, total dynamic head, fuel consumption, power input parameters, in addition to fuel efficiency-related variables, for the ...
Introduction to basic GIS and spatial analysis using QGIS: applications in Bangladesh
(CSISA; CIMMYT, 2018)
This book provides a set of learning modules introducing young scientists and researchers to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis using the open-source QGIS platform, and complementary R, SAGA and GRASS ...