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Operational manual for turbo happy seeder: technology for managing crop residues with environmental stewardship
(CIMMYT; ICAR, 2013)
Multiple challenges associated with plough based conventional production practices that include deteriorating natural resources, declining factor productivity, yield plateau, shortages of water & labour and escalating costs ...
Greenhouse gas measurement from smallholder production systems: guidelines for static chamber method
(CIMMYT; ICAR, 2014)
Renewed interest in quantifying greenhouse gas emissions from soil has led to development and application of multitude of techniques. But, chamber-based flux measurement technique is most common and frequently used method ...
Site-Specific Nutrient Management: Implementation guidance for policymakers and investors
(GACSA; CIMMYT; ILRI; CCAFS; WRI, 2015)
Site-Specific Nutrient Management (SSNM) provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers’ fields. SSNM maintains or enhances crop yields, while providing savings for farmers through more efficient fertilizer use. By ...
Cost-effective opportunities for climate change mitigation in Indian agriculture
Long-term changes in average temperatures, precipitation, and climate variability threaten agricultural production, food security, and the livelihoods of farming communities globally. Whilst adaptation to climate change ...
Climate change and agriculture in South Asia: adaptation options in smallholder production systems
Agriculture in South Asia is vulnerable to climate change. Therefore, adaptation measures are required to sustain agricultural productivity, to reduce vulnerability, and to enhance the resilience of the agricultural system ...
Learning adaptation to climate change from past climate extremes: evidence from recent climate extremes in Haryana, India
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020)
Conservation agriculture-based wheat production system (CAW) can serve as an ex ante measure to minimize loss due to climate risks, especially the extreme rainfall during the wheat production season in India. This study ...
Crop nutrient management using Nutrient Expert improves yield, increases farmers’ income and reduces greenhouse gas emissions
(Nature Publishing Group, 2021)
Climate change adaptation, greenhouse gas mitigation and economic profitability of conservation agriculture: some examples from cereal systems of Indo-Gangetic plains
Achieving sustainability of the cereal system in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) of India under progressive climate change and variability necessitates adoption of practices and technologies that increase food production, ...