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Celebration of Honoris Causa given to Dr. Norman E. Borlaug by Dr. Vishnu Kant Shastri, India.
Images donated by Dr. Evangelina Villegas
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.
Adoption and impacts of zero-tillage in the rice-wheat zone of irrigated Haryana, India
(CIMMYT; RWC, 2007)
This study documents the adoption and impacts of zero-tillage (ZT) wheat in the rice-wheat systems of India’s Haryana State primarily drawing on a detailed empirical survey of 400 rice-wheat farmers. Our random stratified ...
Maize-poultry value chains in India: Implications for Research and Development
Rapid growth of the poultry industry in India has caused an increased demand for maize (Zea mays L.). Poultry feed contains 60-65% of maize and approximately 50% of India's annual maize harvest of 19 million tons is used ...
Zero tillage impacts in India's rice-wheat systems: A review
To date, the most widely adopted resource conserving technology in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) of South Asia has been zero-tillage (ZT) wheat after rice, particularly in India. The paper reviews and synthesizes the ...
Changes in transition: technology adoption and rice farming in two Indian villages
The economic impacts of the Green Revolution have been studied widely, but not its social-cultural effects on different farming communities. The adoption of high yielding varieties (HYVs) of rice changed the nature of rice ...