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Field-specific nutrient management using Rice Crop Manager decision support tool in Odisha, India
The requirement of rice (Oryza sativa L.) for fertilizer can depend on crop and soil management practices, which can vary among fields within a rice-growing area. A web-based decision support tool named Rice Crop Manager ...
Operational manual for mechanical transplanting of rice
(CSISA; CIMMYT; IFPRI; ILRI; IRRI, 2015)
This booklet highlights the benefits of mechanical transplanting of rice and discusses some of the operational and management issues that need to be addressed. It will serve as an easy, step-by-step guide for extension ...
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 ...
Guidelines for Dry Seeded Rice (DSR): in the Terai and Mid Hills of Nepal
(CSISA; IFAD; IRRI; CIMMYT, 1999)
Dry seeded rice (DSR) is becoming an attractive option for farmers as it has a much lower labor requirement and establishment cost than manually transplanted rice. Labor for transplanting rice has become scarce and costly ...
Adoption and impacts of zero-tillage in the rice-wheat zone of irrigated Punjab, Pakistan
(RWC; CIMMYT, 2007)
This study documents the adoption and impacts of zero-tillage (ZT) wheat in the rice wheat systems of Pakistan’s Punjab province primarily drawing on a detailed empirical survey of 458 rice-wheat farmers. Our random ...