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South Asia: an update India, Nepal and Bangladesh
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 ...
Wheat and rice in Karnal and Kurukshetra Districts, Haryana, India: farmers practices, problems, and an agenda for action
Two diagnostic surveys conducted during the rice and wheat seasons in 1992 in Kamal and Kurukshetra Districts of Haryana, India, helped develop a preliminary assessment of both near-term and potential longer-term problems ...
Wheat and rice in the Nepal Tarai: farm resources and production practices in Rupandehi District
(CIMMYT; NARC, 1996)
A survey was conducted in Rupandehi District of the Nepal Tarai as part of a longer term research program to monitor changes in farmers' resources and production practices in the area's rice-wheat cropping systems. The ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Wheat cultivars in India: names, pedigrees, origins, and adaptations
(Directorate of Wheat Research; CIMMYT, 1994)
India has a long history ofscientific wheat research extending back to the first decade of the present centu"ry. Within a span of 90 years,,d very large number of wheat varieties have been released, to the considerable ...
Impact of crop management research in Bangladesh: implications of CIMMYT's involvement since 1983
This document attempts to quantify the impact of crop management research in Bangladesh since 1983, when CIMMYT scientists have been in bilateral positions. No attempt has been made to separate NARS and CIMMYT accomplishments ...
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 ...
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 ...
Adoption and impacts of zero-tillage in the rice-wheat zone of irrigated Punjab, Pakistan
(RWC; CIMMYT, 2007)
This study documents the adoption and impacts of zero-tillage (ZT) wheat in the rice wheat systems of Pakistan’s Punjab province primarily drawing on a detailed empirical survey of 458 rice-wheat farmers. Our random ...
Adoption and impacts of zero tillage as a resource conserving technology in the irrigated plains of South Asia.
The recent stagnation of productivity growth in the irrigated areas of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia has led to a quest for resourceconserving technologies that can save water, reduce production costs and improve ...