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A simplified irrigation pump testing method for developing countries : a case study in Bangladesh
(John Wiley and Sons, 2018)
Much of South Asia experiences a monomodal rainfall pattern with a distinct dry season following the annual monsoon. Enabling irrigation during the dry season has therefore been crucial in assuring improved productivity ...
Productivity and sustainability of the rice-wheat cropping system in the indo-gangetic plains of the Indian subcontinent: Problems, opportunities, and strategies
Rice and wheat are the staple foods for almost the entire Asian population and therefore they occupy a premium position among all food commodities. The era of the Green Revolution started during the early 1970s with wheat ...
Groundwater management in Bangladesh : an analysis of problems and opportunities
Increased groundwater accessibility resulting from the expansion of deep and shallow tube wells helped Bangladesh attain near self-sufficiency in rice, with national output increasing over 15 million tons in the last two ...
Economics of nitrogen fertiliser application in rice, wheat and maize grown in the indo-gangetic plains
Nitrogen (N) is a key factor for cereal production in India. N is predominantly supplied to the plants through fertiliser application. The average response to applied fertiliser N has been declining steadily over the past ...
Made in Bangladesh : scale-appropriate machinery for agricultural resource conservation
An open-source publication targeted to machinery manufacturers, engineers, researchers and development practitioners, this book describes and provides technical designs for small-scale agricultural machinery developed or ...
Uptake of scale-appropriate agricultural machinery in Bangladesh : policy insights from historical and census survey analyses
(CIMMYT; USAID; CSISA-MI, 2015)
In response to calls for increased crop intensification and technological options that alleviate labour and drudgery constraints in agriculture, donors and policy makers in South Asia increasingly advocate agricultural machinery ...