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Can productivity and profitability be enhanced in intensively managed cereal systems while reducing the environmental footprint of production? Assessing sustainable intensification options in the breadbasket of India
In the most productive area of the Indo-Gangetic Plains in Northwest India where high yields of rice and wheat are commonplace, a medium-term cropping system trial was conducted in Haryana State. The goal of the study was ...
Predicting yield and stability analysis of wheat under different crop management systems across agro-ecosystems in India
(Scientific Research Publishing Inc., 2017)
The objectives of the study were as follows: 1) to evaluate the GxExM for wheat genotypes; 2) to predict yield performance and identify high stable wheat genotypes in different management practices; and 3) to make ...
Major Accomplishments 2012-2014
Celebration of Honoris Causa given to Dr. Norman E. Borlaug by Dr. Vishnu Kant Shastri, India.
Images donated by Dr. Evangelina Villegas
Greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural food production to supply Indian diets : Implications for climate change mitigation
Agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally. The growing global population is putting pressure on agricultural production systems that aim to secure food production while minimising GHG emissions. ...
Wheat is one of the most important grains in the world and the second most relied upon in the developing world. This video explores the history of wheat and the many farmers who depend on wheat for their livelihoods.
Empowering Gender through Climate Smart Agriculture Practices
Contribution to agriculture by women has been immense but with limited access to resources. There is an urgent need to empower women farmers with labour saving and environment friendly farm technologies. Experiences of ...
Climate variability and change in Bihar, India : challenges and opportunities for sustainable crop production
Climate change and associated uncertainties have serious direct and indirect consequences for crop production and food security in agriculture-based developing regions. Long-term climate data analysis can identify climate ...
Framework, guidelines and governance for designing local adaptation plan of action to mainstream climate smart villages in India
The major challenges being faced by Agriculture globally are degradation of natural resources and increasing frequency of climate change induced risks. In pre-green revolution period, the farmers practiced a more resilient ...
Agronomic research on drawf wheat
Bert Krantz special lecture for trainees on the agronomic research on dwarf wheat.