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Layering precision land leveling and furrow irrigated raised bed planting: Productivity and input use efficiency of irrigated bread wheat in indo-gangetic plains
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2011)
Stagnating yield and declining input use efficiency in irrigated wheat of the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) coupled with diminishing availability of water for agriculture is a major concern of food security in South Asia. The ...
Maize-rice cropping systems in Bangladesh: Status and research needs
(David Publishing, 2009)
Maize-rice cropping systems are expanding in Bangladesh. Hybrid maize has increasing demand and value, particularly for poultry feed, while rice remains the traditional dominant starch staple food. Bangladesh maize yields ...
Introduction and exchange of improved bread wheat germplasm in the eastern gangetic plains of South Asia
(Global Science Books, 2008)
Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) yield must be increased in the Eastern Gangetic Plains (EGP) of South Asia to improve the livelihoods of poor farmers. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and its ...
Epidemiology of foliar blights (spot blotch and tan spot) of wheat in the plains bordering the Himalayas
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2005)
Helminthosporium leaf blight (HLB), a complex of spot blotch caused by Cochliobolus sativus and of tan spot caused by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis, is a major wheat disease in South Asia. This 2-year study elucidated HLB ...
Rust and smut diseases of wheat in India
(Division of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1970)
Wheat diseases in India were last summarized in 1961. During the last 2 years extensive nationwide disease surveys were made. This paper describes the current situation for rust and smuts only. The three rusts, brown, ...
Mapping field-scale yield gaps for maize: An example from Bangladesh
Accurate estimation of the size and spatial distribution of the yield gap has many practical applications, including relevance to precision agriculture and technology targeting. The objectives of this study were to illustrate ...
Farmers' preference and informal seed dissemination of first Ug99 tolerant wheat variety in Bangladesh
(Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 2011)
Farmers' preference study and informal seed dissemination was carried out through farmer participatory variety selection (PVS) during 2006-2007 to 2008-2009 by the Wheat Research Centre (WRC), Bangladesh Agricultural ...
Controlling foliar blights of wheat in the rice-wheat systems of Asia
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2004)
Foliar blight caused by Cochliobolus sativus and Pyrenophora tritici-repentis is the main biotic stress of wheat in the rice-wheat systems of South Asia, where it causes, on average, up to 15% yield loss. Increases in food ...