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Weed management strategies for wheat in the irrigated Punjab: farmers knowledge, adoption and economics
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1988)
Weeds have been reported as a major limiting factor in efforts to further raise wheat productivity in the irrigated Punjab. With this in mind, the study was planned to assess the extent of weeds in farmers' fields, their ...
Rice varietal adoption in Jafarabad District Baluchistan
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1989)
High yielding rice varieties play an important role in increasing rice productivity. Rice breeders at various research stations in Pakistan are continuously working to evolve and disseminate high yielding varieties (Khichi ...
Labour problems and the economics of introducing mechanical cotton pickers in the Southern Punjab, Pakistan
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1991)
Cotton, the most important export crop of Pakistan, showed a tremendous increase in yield and production during the 1980s. With the doubling of production, the problem of the availability of the labour for picking has also ...
Wheat in the cotton-based cropping systems of the irrigated Sindh
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
The cotton-wheat cropping system is the most important in Pakistani agriculture. In Sindh more than one million hectares of wheat is cultivated, out of which almost 80% of area is grown under the cotton wheat cropping ...
Adoption of Basmati-385: implications for time conflicts in the rice-wheat cropping systems of Pakistan's Punjab
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
The traditional basmati rice-wheat cropping system of Pakistan's Punjab involves major time conflicts between the harvesting date of rice and the planting date of wheat. The lengthy maturity period of traditional basmati ...