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Understanding clients, providers and the institutional dimensions of irrigation services in developing countries: a study of water markets in Bangladesh
Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated nations that nonetheless has largely achieved staple self-sufficiency. This development has been enabled in part by the rapid proliferation of small-scale irrigation pumps ...
Integrated weed management in rice: training of trainers modules
(CIMMYT; IRRI; CSISA, 2017)
In India, weeds are responsible for about 33% of total yield losses caused by pests, whereas insects and diseases are responsible for 26% and 20%, respectively. Weeds interfere with crops by competing for light, water, ...
Mechanical line sowing with two-wheeled tractors for maize, wheat, legumes and direct seeded rice: experiential learning modules for sustainable intensification and agricultural service provision
Mechanical sowing refers to the placement of seeds into the soil by an agricultural machine or a manually operated (but mechanical) device. Mechanical sowing, also referred to as mechanical seeding, is generally practiced ...
Guidelines for dry seeded aman rice (DSR) in Bangladesh
(IRRI; CIMMYT; IFAD; CSISA, 2014)
Dry seeded rice (DSR) is becoming an attractive option for farmers as it has a much lower labor requirement than manually transplanted rice. Labor for transplanting rice has become scarce and costly because laborers are ...