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A comparative analysis of rice-wheat systems in Indian Haryana and Pakistan Punjab
Intensive irrigated rice-wheat production systems have converted the north-west Indo-Gangetic Plains into South Asia's cereal basket. Their strategic importance is undermined by a slowdown in productivity growth linked to ...
Comparing water management in rice-wheat production systems in Haryana, India and Punjab, Pakistan
The intensive irrigated rice-wheat systems in the northwest Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia are built on a long tradition of canal irrigation and the more recent advent of tubewells. Findings from farm surveys are used ...
Assessing the impact of adaptive agricultural research on accelerating technology deployment: The case of zero tillage wheat in India
A critical assumption in the impact assessment of an agricultural R&D effort is whether the effort in question has a substitute ? that is, whether the innovation would also happen under other settings. This paper takes the ...
Launch : (BISA), The Borlaug Institute for South Asia
The Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) was officially launched on Wednesday, 5 October 2011, at the A.P. Shinde Symposium Hall, NASC Complex in New Delhi, India. The Borlaug Institute of South Asia will boost agriculture ...
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 ...
Mechanized Transplanting of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Nonpuddled and No-Till Conditions in the Rice-Wheat Cropping System in Haryana, India
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2013)
The common practice of establishing rice in the rice-wheat system in India is manual transplanting of seedlings in the puddled soil. Besides being costly, cumbersome, and time consuming, puddling results in degradation of ...
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.
Wheats for more tropical environments
This publication contains the proceedings of an international symposium on wheat production and research in tropical environments, held in Mexico on 24-28 September, 1984. In addition to the 43 contributed papers, it ...