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Compendium of deliverables of the conservation agriculture course 2011
This book is the result of the hard work of 11 CIMMYT trainees who work on sustainable practices in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, China, Tunisia, Morocco, Turkey, and Bangladesh, and participated in the 2011 ...
Compendium of deliverables of the conservation agriculture course 2012
This book is the result of the hard work of six CIMMYT trainees who work on sustainable practices in Argentina, India, Iran, Mexico and Nepal, and participated in the 2012 visiting scientist program “Conservation agriculture: ...
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...
Rice-maize systems in Asia: current situation and potential
(CIMMYT; IRRI, 2011)
Rice-maize (R-M) cropping systems have emerged in recent years on 3.5 million hectares in Asia in response to the increasing demand from a rapidly expanding human population for rice and livestock products. They are rapidly ...
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, ...
Compendium of deliverables of the conservation agriculture course 2014
This book is the result of the hard work of 5 CIMMYT trainees who work on sustainable practices in India, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe, and participated in the 2014 visiting scientist program ?Conservation agriculture: Laying the ...
Direct seeded rice technology in Western indo-gangetic plains of India: CSISA experiences
(CSISA; IRRI; CIMMYT, 2012)
This bulletin summarizes the experiences of direct seeded rice (DSR) during CSISA, phase-I (2009-2011) as well as outcomes of a multi stakeholder travelling seminar on dry direct seeded rice (DSR) organized by Cereal Systems ...
Cereals in China
China, which has a very long history, abounds in agrarian testimonies from Neolithic times. As the sinologist Joseph Needham once wrote, “the fundamental occupation, the root pen and the basis of the nation’s wealth and ...