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Compendium of deliverables of the conservation agriculture course 2014

Author: Verhulst, N.
Author: Mulvaney, M.J.
Author: Cox, R.
Author: Van Loon, J.
Author: Nichols, V.
Year: 2014
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/4081
Abstract: This book is the result of the hard work of 5 CIMMYT trainees who work on sustainable practices in India, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe, and participated in the 2014 visiting scientist program ?Conservation agriculture: Laying the groundwork for sustainable and productive cropping systems?. Over 5 weeks the scientists received an intense training program that combined mentoring and problem solving approaches. They actively participated in the ongoing cropping systems management activities of CIMMYT?s Global Conservation Agriculture Program, Latin-America, at the experimental stations near Mexico City at El Batán and Toluca, and in nearby farmers? fields. Emphasis was given to conservation agriculturebased technologies for both irrigated and rainfed conditions: reduced tillage, using alternative crop residue management strategies and crop rotation.Wheat and maize were the main crops under study.
Format: PDF
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
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Type: Book
Region: South Asia
Region: Eastern Africa
Place of Publication: Mexico
Pages: iv, 43 pages
Agrovoc: MAIZE
Agrovoc: RICE
Agrovoc: GENOTYPES
Agrovoc: CROP ROTATION
Agrovoc: RESOURCE CONSERVATION
Agrovoc: NITROGEN


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  • Sustainable Intensification
    Sustainable intensification agriculture including topics on cropping systems, agronomy, soil, mechanization, precision agriculture, etc.

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