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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 ...
Direct seeded rice technology in Western indo-gangetic plains of India: CSISA experiences
(CSISA; IRRI; CIMMYT, 2012)
This bulletin summarizes the experiences of direct seeded rice (DSR) during CSISA, phase-I (2009-2011) as well as outcomes of a multi stakeholder travelling seminar on dry direct seeded rice (DSR) organized by Cereal Systems ...
Sprayers and spraying techniques: a manual
(CSISA; CIMMYT; IRRI, 2012)
Timely application of herbicides, pesticides and fungicides (collectively called Crop Protection Products-CPP) at peak periods plays a vitalrole in ensuring better yields from a crop. The magnitude of this problem is further ...
Regional dialogue on conservation agriculture on South Asia: proceedings and recommendations
(CIMMYT; APAARI; ICAR, 2011)
South Asia accounts for less than 2% of the world’s total land area and 14 % of the global agricultural land. However, about 94% of the agriculturally suitable area is already under cultivation with almost no scope for ...
Operational manual for turbo happy seeder: technology for managing crop residues with environmental stewardship
(CIMMYT; ICAR, 2013)
Multiple challenges associated with plough based conventional production practices that include deteriorating natural resources, declining factor productivity, yield plateau, shortages of water & labour and escalating costs ...
Operational manual for multi-crop zero till planter
(CIMMYT; CSISA; IRRI; NASC, 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 ...
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, ...