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Cost-effective opportunities for climate change mitigation in Indian agriculture
Long-term changes in average temperatures, precipitation, and climate variability threaten agricultural production, food security, and the livelihoods of farming communities globally. Whilst adaptation to climate change ...
Climate change and agriculture in South Asia: adaptation options in smallholder production systems
Agriculture in South Asia is vulnerable to climate change. Therefore, adaptation measures are required to sustain agricultural productivity, to reduce vulnerability, and to enhance the resilience of the agricultural system ...
Learning adaptation to climate change from past climate extremes: evidence from recent climate extremes in Haryana, India
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020)
Conservation agriculture-based wheat production system (CAW) can serve as an ex ante measure to minimize loss due to climate risks, especially the extreme rainfall during the wheat production season in India. This study ...
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 ...
Site-Specific Nutrient Management: Implementation guidance for policymakers and investors
(GACSA; CIMMYT; ILRI; CCAFS; WRI, 2015)
Site-Specific Nutrient Management (SSNM) provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers’ fields. SSNM maintains or enhances crop yields, while providing savings for farmers through more efficient fertilizer use. By ...
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 ...
Designing profitable, resource use efficient and environmentally sound cereal based systems for the Western Indo-Gangetic plains
(Nature Publishing Group, 2020)
Crop nutrient management using Nutrient Expert improves yield, increases farmers’ income and reduces greenhouse gas emissions
(Nature Publishing Group, 2021)