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Proceedings of the Fourth Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
During the last few years, maize production in most Asian countries has developed an spectacular increase. In decreasing order, and excluding China, the largest maize producing countries in Asia are India, Indonesia, ...
Maize research and development in Pakistan
This report reviews maize research and development in Pakistan over the past 30 years. The role, economic importance, principal production environments, trends in production, area and yields, marketing and price trends for ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Controlling foliar blights of wheat in the rice-wheat systems of Asia
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2004)
Foliar blight caused by Cochliobolus sativus and Pyrenophora tritici-repentis is the main biotic stress of wheat in the rice-wheat systems of South Asia, where it causes, on average, up to 15% yield loss. Increases in food ...
Too much to handle? Pesticide dependence of smallholder vegetable farmers in Southeast Asia
This study aimed to understand farmers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding agricultural pest management and synthetic pesticide use in Southeast Asia. Data were used from 900 farm households producing leaf mustard ...
Physical and chemical properties of a sandy loam soil under irrigated rice-wheat sequence in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia
(OMICS International, 2017)
Resource conservation technologies (RCTs) such as zero tillage (ZT), dry direct seeded rice (DSR) and crop residues as mulch are known to increase productivity and profitability of rice-wheat system (RWS) in South Asia. ...
Rust and smut diseases of wheat in India
(Division of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1970)
Wheat diseases in India were last summarized in 1961. During the last 2 years extensive nationwide disease surveys were made. This paper describes the current situation for rust and smuts only. The three rusts, brown, ...
Cotton varietal adoption and yields in the irrigated Punjab: Results from 1986-1988
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1989)
Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum), the silver fiber, is an important crop of Pakistan and occupies a key position in the economy, providing significant foreign exchange. This crop is mainly grown in the southern part of the ...
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 ...
Gender research in wheat