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Package-of-practices for profitable maize cultivation: a field manual
Maize can be grown in all types of soil ranging from loamy sand to heavy clay. Well drained soils with good organic matter content having better water-holding capacity with neutral pH are considered good for higher maize ...
Simulation of resource-conserving technologies on productivity, income and greenhouse gas GHG emission in rice-wheat system
(Academic Journals, 2012)
The Rice-wheat (RW) cropping system is one of the major agricultural production systems in four Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) countries: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal of South Asia covering about 32% of the total rice ...
Layering precision land leveling and furrow irrigated raised bed planting: Productivity and input use efficiency of irrigated bread wheat in indo-gangetic plains
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2011)
Stagnating yield and declining input use efficiency in irrigated wheat of the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) coupled with diminishing availability of water for agriculture is a major concern of food security in South Asia. The ...
The conservation agriculture roadmap for India: policy brief
(ICAR; CIMMYT, 2018)
Agriculture remains central to the Indian economy, providing livelihood to the majority of its population. Though Indian agriculture have made spectacular progress for food self-sufficiency, yet growing challenges of large ...
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Agricultural policies and investment priorities for managing natural resources, climate change and air pollution: policy brief
(TAAS; CIMMYT; ICAR; CCAFS; World Bank Group, 2018)
Agriculture is an engine of inclusive economic growth as a major source of livelihood for millions of smallholder farmers and other rural residents in India. Having made significant strides in food production, through the ...
Researchers' manual for quantitative farming systems typologies applications using the R statistical tool
(ICAR; CIMMYT, 2019)
In India, contribution of small farmers to total farm output exceeds 50%, while they cultivate 44% of land. The holding sizes of marginal farms have decreased from the level of 0.40 ha in 1970-71 to 0.38 ha in 2010-11 and ...