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Factors affecting current and potential cropping intensity in the Southern Punjab of Pakistan
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1988)
Cropping intensity in the cotton-wheat areas of Pakistan's Punjab is well below its potential and also significantly lower than in neighbouring areas of India's punjab. Analysis of annual cropping intensity indicates that ...
Dryland wheat in India: the impact of technical change and future research challenges
This study focuses on the dryland wheat areas of central and southern India (over half of India's total rainfed wheat area), where wheat is produced on deep vertisols in a fallow wheat system depending heavily on the ...
Factors affecting adoption of semi dwarf wheats in marginal areas: evidence from the rainfed Northern Punjab
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1991)
This study was undertaken in rainfed Pothwar of the Punjab to assess farmers' wheat varietal choices and factors affecting adoption of semi-dwarf varieties. This tract can be divided into three sub-zones based on rainfall ...
Sources of growth in wheat yields in Pakistan's Punjab, 1965-2000: is there a sustainability issue?
Wheat yields rose rapidly in the Punjab of Pakistan during the Green Revolution decade, 1966-76, but the rate of growth has been significantly slower in the decade that followed. Official statistics indicate that the yield ...
Wheat in the rice-wheat cropping system of the Punjab: A synthesis of On-farm research results 1984-1988
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
This report presents the results of five years of on-farm studies on wheat production in the rice-wheat zone of the Punjab. The work was started in 1983-84 with an informal diagnostic survey and a formal survey at harvest ...
Technical change, productivity, and sustainability in irrigated cropping systems of South Asia: emerging issues in the post-green revolution era
Recent trends in South Asia's Irrigated cropping systems are analyzed, giving particular attention to systems in which wheat is an important crop. Much of the recent success in increasing food production in South Asia is ...
Technical change and returns to wheat breeding research in Pakistan's Punjab in the post-green revolution period
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
Rates of yield gain and returns to wheat breeding are estimated for Pakistan's Punjab in the period since the introduction of semidwarf varieties. Analysis of two comprehensive data sets indicates that wheat breeders have ...
Technical change and wheat productivity in the Indian Punjab in the post green revolution period
Major changes in the wheat economy of Punjab State, India, since the Widespread adoption of modern varieties (MVs) in the early 1970s, are summarized from an analysis of trends in micro-level farm data and by using an index ...
Wheat in the cotton-wheat farming systems of the punjab: implications for research and extension
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1986)
The cotton-wheat area constitutes the most important cropping system in Pakistan. Taking those districts in which cotton is grown on at least half of the Kharif irrigated area, 2.2 million ha of wheat are grown in the ...
Increasing wheat productivity in the context of Pakistan's irrigated cropping systems: A view from the farmers' field
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1986)
Over 85 percent of wheat area in Pakistan is now sown to high yielding varieties and the national average fertilizer application for wheat is nearly 90kg/ha of nutrients. Further increases in wheat yields will come about ...