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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 ...
The adoption of conservation tillage in a hillside maize production system in Motozintla, Chiapas
Data from a 1994 survey of 82 farmers who grow maize on steep hillsides in Motozintla, Chiapas, provided information on agricultural practices, including the adoption of conservation tillage practices; the profitability ...
Are productivity enhancing, resource conserving technologies a viable "Win-win" approach in the tropics? The case of conservation tillage in Mexico
This paper summarizes factors affecting the agricultural and environmental potential of conservation tillage in maize-based farming systems in Mexico. The author begins by describing some of the implications of soil ...
Conservation tillage or residue conservation? An evaluation of residue management in Mexico
The key to conservation tillage is the use of crop residues as mulch. However, there is some confusion over the term conservation tillage, among other things, because too much emphasis has been placed on tillage. Since ...
La adopción de la labranza de conservación en un sistema de cultivo en ladera en Motozintla, Chiapas
Una encuesta realizada en 1994 entre 82 productores que cultivan maiz en las laderas empinadas de Motozintla, Chiapas, proporciono informacion sobre las practicas de cultivo, incluida la adopcion de la labranza de conservacion; ...
Understanding the relations between farmers’ seed demand and research methods: the challenge to do better
(SAGE Publishing, 2019)
Although the development of improved seeds has witnessed significant advances over the last decades, the adoption of improved seeds and varieties by smallholder farmers is variable. This suggests that research methods for ...
A strategic framework for adoption and impact studies in the CGIAR Research Program on Maize (CRP MAIZE)
(CGIAR Research Program on Maize; CIMMYT; IITA, 2019)
Maize is one of the most important food crops in the world. In 2016, global acreage of maize was 188 million ha, of which 36% (68 million ha) were in developing and low-income countries (FAOSTAT, 2018). Together with rice ...
A strategic framework for adoption and impact studies in the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT)
(CGIAR Research Program on Wheat; CIMMYT; ICARDA, 2019)
The CGIAR centers in collaboration with the national agricultural research systems (NARS) across the global South have developed a number of agricultural innovations that helped lower the cost of producing their major food ...
Labranza de conservación o conservación de residuos? Una evaluación del manejo de los residuos en México
La clave de la labranza de conservacion es el uso de los residuos como mantillo. Sin embargo, existe mucha confusion en relacion al termino labranza de conservacion, entre otras cosas por poner demasiado enfasis en la ...