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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 ...
Adoption of multiple climate-smart agricultural practices in the Gangetic plains of Bihar, India
Purpose: The adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices (CSAPs) is important for sustaining Indian agriculture in the face of climate change. Despite considerable effort by both national and international agricultural ...
Celebration of Honoris Causa given to Dr. Norman E. Borlaug by Dr. Vishnu Kant Shastri, India.
Images donated by Dr. Evangelina Villegas
Impact of zero tillage in India's rice-wheat systems
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.
Saving of water and labor in a rice-wheat system with no-tillage and direct seeding technologies
Conventional tillage and crop establishment methods such as puddled transplanting in the rice–wheat (Oryza sativa L.–Triticum aestivum L.) system in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) require a large amount of water ...
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 ...
Scientists visiting experimental fields, India
Color Images of Scientists visiting experimental fields during 1974 to 1996, India.