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Guidelines for Dry Seeded Rice (DSR): in the Cauvery Delta Zone, Tamil Nadu, India / Sudhir Yadav and others
(CSISA; IFAD; IRRI; CIMMYT, 2014)
Dry seeded rice (DSR) is becoming an attractive option for farmers in the Cauvery Delta Zone (CDZ) due to the elimination of the labor requirement for nursery preparation and maintenance, pulling out and transport of ...
Proceedings of the Regional Consultation on improving wheat productivity in Asia; Bangkok (Thailand); 26-27 Apr 2012
(FAO; APAARI; CIMMYT; ICARDA; JIRCAS, 2013)
Wheat is the second largest food security crop in Asia. Recent estimates indicate that world will need around 1090 million tons of wheat by 2050 from its current production level of 680 million tons. To meet this demand, ...
Operational manual for multi-crop zero till planter
(CIMMYT; CSISA; IRRI, 2012)
Multiple challenges associated with plough based conventional production practices that include deteriorating natural resources, declining factor productivity, shortages of water & labor and escalating costs of production ...
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Integration of gender considerations in climate-smart agriculture R4D in South Asia: useful research questions
Agriculture takes place in a social context. South Asia is a large and heterogeneous region of mixed farming systems and different cultures and social systems, which can enable or constrain opportunities and outcomes ...
Assessing soil properties and nutrient availability under conservation agriculture practices in a reclaimed sodic soil in cereal-based systems of North-West India
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Soil quality degradation associated with resources scarcity is the major concern for the sustainability of conventional rice-wheat system in South Asia. Replacement of conventional management practices with conservation ...
Climate change adaptation, greenhouse gas mitigation and economic profitability of conservation agriculture: some examples from cereal systems of Indo-Gangetic plains
Achieving sustainability of the cereal system in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) of India under progressive climate change and variability necessitates adoption of practices and technologies that increase food production, ...
Low-cost quantification of greenhouse gas emissions in smallholder agro-ecoxystem: a comparative analysis of methods
(Transstellar Journal Publications and Research Consultancy, 2015)