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Integrated weed management: experiential learning modules – Book 2
(CIMMYT; CSISA, 2016)
Globally, weeds cause higher agricultural production losses than other agricultural pests. In a systematic review of the evidence on crop production losses, Oerke (2005) wrote that “Estimates on potential and actual losses ...
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 ...
Standard protocol for the evaluation of surface water irrigation pumps in South Asia
This procedural document details how to reliably and accurately measure water discharge flowrates, total dynamic head, fuel consumption, power input parameters, in addition to fuel efficiency-related variables, for the ...
Easy to use methods to improve mungbean production in Bangladesh
(CSISA; CIMMYT, 2016)
Mungbean (Vigna radiata) is one of Bangladesh’s most important pulses. Many places in Bangladesh are suitable for mungbean, which grows well under clear sunshine and low humidity conditions. Cloudy weather, continuous or ...
Made in Bangladesh: scale-appropriate machinery for agricultural resource conservation
An open-source publication targeted to machinery manufacturers, engineers, researchers and development practitioners, this book describes and provides technical designs for small-scale agricultural machinery developed or ...
Integrated weed management in rice: training of trainers modules
(CIMMYT; IRRI; CSISA, 2017)
In India, weeds are responsible for about 33% of total yield losses caused by pests, whereas insects and diseases are responsible for 26% and 20%, respectively. Weeds interfere with crops by competing for light, water, ...
Introduction to basic GIS and spatial analysis using QGIS: applications in Bangladesh
(CSISA; CIMMYT, 2018)