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Conservation agriculture in maize- and wheat-based systems in the (Sub)tropics: Lessons from adaptation initiatives in South Asia, Mexico, and Southern Africa
Conservation agriculture's underlying principles—minimal soil disturbance, soil cover and crop rotation—are increasingly recognized as essential for sustainable agriculture. This article summarizes three contrasting cases ...
La conservación de residuos en los sistemas de producción de maíz en Ciudad Guzmán y San Gabriel, Jalisco
La tecnología de conservación de los residuos del cultivo, mejor conocida como labranza de consevación, brinda la posibilidad de incrementar la productividad y la sustentabilidad de los sistemas agrícolas en zonas con ...
Labranza de conservación o conservación de residuos? una evaluación del manejo de los residuos en México
La clave de la labranza de conservacion es el uso de los residuos como mantillo. Sin embargo, existe mucha confusion en relacion al termino labranza de conservacion, entre otras cosas por poner demasiado enfasis en la ...
A comparative analysis of rice-wheat systems in Indian Haryana and Pakistan Punjab
Intensive irrigated rice-wheat production systems have converted the north-west Indo-Gangetic Plains into South Asia's cereal basket. Their strategic importance is undermined by a slowdown in productivity growth linked to ...
Comparing water management in rice-wheat production systems in Haryana, India and Punjab, Pakistan
The intensive irrigated rice-wheat systems in the northwest Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia are built on a long tradition of canal irrigation and the more recent advent of tubewells. Findings from farm surveys are used ...
Assessing the impact of adaptive agricultural research on accelerating technology deployment: The case of zero tillage wheat in India
A critical assumption in the impact assessment of an agricultural R&D effort is whether the effort in question has a substitute ? that is, whether the innovation would also happen under other settings. This paper takes the ...
Impact of zero tillage in India's rice-wheat systems
(CIMMYT; RWC, 2007)
Conservation agriculture in mixed crop-livestock systems: Scoping crop residue trade-offs in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
Conservation agriculture (CA) is being advocated to enhance soil health and sustain long term crop productivity in the developing world. One of CA's key principles is the maintenance of soil cover often by retaining a ...
A survey of factors associated with the adoption of zero tillage wheat in the irrigated plains of South Asia
There is a quest for resource-conserving technologies that can save water, reduce production costs and improve production to address the slow down in productivity growth in the Indo-Gangetic Plains, the cereal bowl of South ...