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Multi-level socioecological drivers of agrarian change: longitudinal evidence from mixed rice-livestock-aquaculture farming systems of Bangladesh
Coastal systems are facing natural and human-driven change coupled with a rising population. With increasing shifts in socioecological conditions during the past several decades, it is important to understand how socioecological ...
Does size matter? A critical review of meta-analysis in agronomy
(Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Intended to test broad hypotheses and arrive at unifying conclusions, meta-analysis is the process of extracting, assembling, and analyzing large quantities of data from multiple publications to increase statistical power ...
Farming on the fringe: shallow groundwater dynamics and irrigation scheduling for maize and wheat in Bangladesh’s coastal delta
Further efforts are needed to combat poverty and agricultural productivity problems in the delta region of Bangladesh. Sustainable intensification of crop production through irrigation and production of cash crops such as ...
Scaling appropriate agricultural mechanization worldwide: two-wheel tractors and smallholders farmers
(CIMMYT; SAGARPA; USAID; Australian Government, [2013?])
Agronomic, economic, and environmental performance of nitrogen rates and source in Bangladesh's coastal rice agroecosystems
Farmers in low-elevation coastal zones in South Asia face numerous food security and environmental sustainability challenges. This study evaluated the effects of nitrogen (N) rate and source on the agronomic, economic, and ...
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, ...