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Targeting recommendations for small farmers: the role of economic factors in Zimbabwe and Swaziland
Natural conditions and major resource differences such as farm size are commonly used in on-farm research to define homogeneous 'recommendation domains' within which new technologies are tested. Successful trial results ...
Potential technology and research needs for rainfed maize production in drought prone environments of Southern Africa
In southern Africa, semi-arid areas (here simply defined as areas with less than 700 mm but more than 350 mm of rainfall per annum) can be found from around 100 m to over 1,400 m above sea level. The semi-arid areas most ...
Economic analysis of 2 4 factorial agronomic experiments
The 24 factorial experiment has become increasingly popular in on-farm agronomic experimentation, in part due to the efforts of CIMMYT's maize training program. This experiment is used to examine main effects and interactions ...
Analytics of barani farming systems of northern punjab: cropping intensity, crop-livestock interactions and food self-sufficiency
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1988)
The rainfed areas of Pothwar plateau cover about one quarter of total cropped area of the Punjab. Farming in the area is characterised by a complex and diversified set of activities. Farm productivity in the region is ...
Weed management strategies for wheat in the irrigated Punjab: farmers knowledge, adoption and economics
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1988)
Weeds have been reported as a major limiting factor in efforts to further raise wheat productivity in the irrigated Punjab. With this in mind, the study was planned to assess the extent of weeds in farmers' fields, their ...
Adoption of Basmati-385: implications for time conflicts in the rice-wheat cropping systems of Pakistan's Punjab
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
The traditional basmati rice-wheat cropping system of Pakistan's Punjab involves major time conflicts between the harvesting date of rice and the planting date of wheat. The lengthy maturity period of traditional basmati ...
Wheat in the rice-wheat cropping system of the Punjab: A synthesis of On-farm research results 1984-1988
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
This report presents the results of five years of on-farm studies on wheat production in the rice-wheat zone of the Punjab. The work was started in 1983-84 with an informal diagnostic survey and a formal survey at harvest ...