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Growing the service economy for sustainable wheat intensification in the Eastern Indo - Gangetic Plains: lessons from custom hiring services for zero-tillage
(Springer Verlag, 2016)
Zero-tillage (ZT) is a proven technology for enhancing wheat productivity and, hence, food security in the Indo-Gangetic Plains, while reducing production costs. However, very few farmers possess their own tractors much ...
Detection of wheat stem rust races TTHSK and PTKTK in the Ug99 race group in Kenya in 2014
(American Phytopathological Society, 2016)
Wheat stem rust, caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici, causes severe losses in wheat production under epidemic conditions. The detection of isolate Ug99 in east Africa (Pretorius et al. 2000) has raised global concerns ...