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First report of virulence to Sr25 in race TKTTF of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici causing stem rust on wheat
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2017)
Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici (Pgt) race TKTTF was reported as the dominant race in the wheat stem rust epidemics in Ethiopia during 2014–15. The race and variants hereof have also been recorded elsewhere in Africa, the ...
Measuring the potential for sustainable intensification of aquaculture in Bangladesh using life cycle assessment
(National Academy of Sciences, 2018)
Food production is a major driver of global environmental change and the overshoot of planetary sustainability boundaries. Greater affluence in developing nations and human population growth are also increasing demand for ...
Impact of training vegetable farmers in Bangladesh in integrated pest management (IPM)
This study quantifies the impact of training vegetable farmers in integrated pest management (IPM) in Bangladesh. Data come from a random sample of 300 trained and 300 non-trained farmers producing either bitter gourd ...
Farmers' prioritization of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) technologies
Addressing climate change impacts on agriculture is special challenge. There are number of factors that influence the extent to which farmers in a particular location adopt CSA technologies. This study applied a participatory ...
Microsatellite analysis and urediniospore dispersal simulations support the movement of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici from Southern Africa to Australia
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2019)
The Australian wheat stem rust (Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici) population was shaped by the introduction of four exotic incursions into the country. It was previously hypothesized that at least two of these (races ...
From plot to scale: ex-ante assessment of conservation agriculture in Zambia
This study combined bottom-up and top-down approaches to assess the ex-ante effects of conservation agriculture (CA)-based systems in Zambia considering both biophysical and economic factors and prevailing farm systems ...
Social inclusion increases with time for zero-tillage wheat in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains
Sustainable intensification (SI) approaches to agricultural development are urgently needed to meet the growing demand for crop staples while protecting ecosystem services and environmental quality. However, SI initiatives ...
Determinants of participation in cavy marketing: evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo
(Kassel University Press, 2017)
Smallholder supply chain participation remains low despite the potential welfare gains that would result from choosing a market-oriented production. Yet, studies on determinants of market participation for commodities with ...
Stakeholders prioritization of climate-smart agriculture interventions: evaluation of a framework
This paper presents a framework to prioritize locally suitable climate-smart agricultural (CSA) interventions and implementation suitability assessments with key stakeholders: state and district agriculture departments, ...