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Maize-rice cropping systems in Bangladesh: Status and research needs
(David Publishing, 2009)
Maize-rice cropping systems are expanding in Bangladesh. Hybrid maize has increasing demand and value, particularly for poultry feed, while rice remains the traditional dominant starch staple food. Bangladesh maize yields ...
Increasing genetic yield and mitigating effects of key biotic and abiotic constraints to wheat production in India through international wheat resources and partnerships
(Society for Advancement of Wheat and Barley Research, 2007)
The surplus wheat production in India and the world in the 1990s have eroded in recent years due to stagnating productivity and increasing demands. Production must increase at least 2% annually until 2020 to meet future ...
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 ...
Controlling foliar blight of wheat in South Asia: A holistic approach
(The Scientific and Technology Research Council of Turkey, 2005)
Foliar blight is a major biotic constraint to wheat in the Gangetic plains of south Asia, particularly in the rice-wheat system. The disease occurs as a complex of spot blotch and tan spot caused by C. sativus and P. ...
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 ...
Introduction and exchange of improved bread wheat germplasm in the eastern gangetic plains of South Asia
(Global Science Books, 2008)
Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) yield must be increased in the Eastern Gangetic Plains (EGP) of South Asia to improve the livelihoods of poor farmers. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and its ...