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Controlling foliar blights of wheat in the rice-wheat systems of Asia
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2004)
Foliar blight caused by Cochliobolus sativus and Pyrenophora tritici-repentis is the main biotic stress of wheat in the rice-wheat systems of South Asia, where it causes, on average, up to 15% yield loss. Increases in food ...
Implications of hill farmers' agronomic practices in Nepal for crop improvement in maize
(Cambridge University Press, 2004)
An agro-ecological analysis of the maize component of an agroforestry system in the eastern mid-hills of Nepal was conducted in 1999. The aim of the study was to understand farmers' current maize cultivation practices as ...
Proceedings of the eighth asian regional maize workshop: new technologies for the new millennium
This is the proceedings of the Eighth Asian Regional Maize Workshop, held in Bangkok, Thailand, during 5-8 August 2002, and co-sponsored by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, the Department of Agriculture ...
Increasing the productivity of underutilized lands by targeting resource conserving technologies-A GIS/remote sensing approach: a case study of Ballia District, Uttar Pradesh, in the eastern gangetic plains
The Indo Gangetic Plains (IGP) of South Asia, formed by the fluvial action of the Indus and Ganges River systems, is one of the world’s major food grain producing regions. The region supports some of the most densely ...
Soil health and sustainability of the rice-wheat systems of the indo-gangetic plains
(CIMMYT; CABI; Rice-Wheat Consortium for the Indo-Gangetic Plains, 2004)
The consecutive cropping of wheat after rice is one of the world’s principal agricultural production systems. This system is practised across an area of about 13 million hectares in South Asia and provides food, income and ...
Population densities of rice root nematodes (Hirschmanniella spp.) in long-term fertility experiments in Nepal
(Istituto per la Protezione delle Piante (IPP), 2004)
Long-term soil fertility experiments at Bhairahawa (rice-wheat-rice), Tarahara (rice-wheat), and Rampur (rice-wheatmaize) were sampled to assess the densities of rice root nematodes Hirschmanniella spp. Nematode densities ...
Development and test of power tiller operated bed planter for upland crop establishment
(Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, 2004)
A power tiller operated bed planter was developed with locally available materials at Wheat Research Centre, Dinajpur with financial assistance of CIMMYT Bangladesh. The machine enables to make trapezoidal raised bed and ...