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Wheat production and yields in Rawalpindi District of the Punjab from 1983 to 1986
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
This study is based on surveys undertaken during wheat harvest in the rainfed (barani) areas of Rawalpindi district of Pakistan's Punjab from 1983 to 1986. Wheat yields were estimated by crop cut and related to farmers' ...
Studies of soilborne diseases and foliar blights of wheat at the national wheat research experiment station, Bhairahawa, Nepal
The rice-wheat rotation is a recent phenomenon in South Asia and little is known concerning biotic and abiotic constraints to yield and the sustainability of the system. This Special Report represents an attempt to identify ...
Resource book: Earth observation and climate data analysis for agricultural drought monitoring in South Asia
(South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Agriculture Centre (SAC), 2019)
Droughts are manifestations of climatic fluctuations associated with large-scale anomalies in the planetary circulation of the atmosphere. They imply the absence of, or weak precipitation, for an extended period over large ...
Modelos de los efectos globales de los cambios tecnológicos sobre la distribución de los ingresos en ambientes de producción favorecidos y marginales de Pakistán
Este estudio investiga los efectos de la difusión de tecnologías mejoradas para la producción de trigo sobre la distribución integral de los ingresos en Pakistán. Se presenta un modelo de mercados múltiples que captura los ...
Returns to wheat research in Nepal
An economic surplus approach is used to analyze economic returns to wheat research (primarily breeding) in Nepal. During the past 30 years, investment in wheat research has generated an internal rate of return ranging from ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wheat in the rice-based farming system of the Punjab: implications for research and extension
(CIMMYT; NARC, 1984)
The planting of wheat after rice is a major cropping pattern in the Punjab, occupying 0.5 million ha. in the Districts of Sheikhupura and Gujranwala alone. In this irrigated area, however, wheat yields remain low and ...
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 ...
Modern ICT for agricultural development and risk management in smallholder agriculture in India
Usually the agricultural sector, and in particular farmers, are highly vulnerable to risks due to high variability in climatic conditions and to market uncertainties. The farmer’s exposure to risk and uncertainty is often ...