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Saving labor and animal draft power: impacts of crop management innovation packages in Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; SIMLESA; ACIAR, [2017?])
In 1990s Sasakawa Global 2000 introduced conservation agriculture practices in maize based systems of South Achefer District, in Amhara Region, North West Ethiopia. The specific technologies introduced were one-pass tillage ...
Maize yield in smallholder agriculture system—An approach integrating socio-economic and crop management factors
(Public Library of Science, 2020)
Impact of crop management research in Bangladesh: implications of CIMMYT's involvement since 1983
This document attempts to quantify the impact of crop management research in Bangladesh since 1983, when CIMMYT scientists have been in bilateral positions. No attempt has been made to separate NARS and CIMMYT accomplishments ...
Conservation agriculture and its impact on water productivity
(Seed and Plant Improvement Institute; CIMMYT; AERI, 2011)
Yield and yield components: a practical guide for comparing crop management practices
Agronomic practices are evaluated using yield data so it is essential the yield information is representative and reliable. The purpose of this manual is to explain in practical terms how to obtain such data. The manual ...
Infiltration: a practical guide for comparing crop management practices
Infiltration rate is the velocity or speed at which water enters into the soil. It is usually measured by the depth (in mm) of the water layer that can enter the soil in one hour. An infiltration rate of 15 mm/hour means ...
Soil aggregate stability by wet sieving: a practical guide for comparing crop management practices
Soils are subjected to spatial and temporal alterations of aggregates and pores caused by natural (pedogenesis) and anthropogenic (management) factors (Lal and Shukla, 2004). In fact, soil aggregate distribution is a static ...