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Adoption and impacts of of microirrigation technologies: Empirical results from selected localities of Maharashtra and Gujarat states of India
(Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI), 2005)
This report analyzes the economics of alternative microirrigation technologies ranging from low-cost drip and sprinkler systems to the capital-intensive systems, the determinants of adoption of microirrigation technology, ...
Tillage effects on corn production and soil physical conditions
(Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America, 1995)
This study compares four tillage methods on a highly-erodible soil in the Piedmont of the southeastern United States. The tillage methods left varying levels of surface residue: no-till (NT) had 75-87% residue coverage; ...
Using soil and water conservation techniques to rehabilitate degraded lands in northwestern Burkino Faso
In West Africa, cropping systems are difficult to sustain and agricultural productivity is low. Organic matter is utilized to improve soil quality, but mechanization and improved seeds are underutilized. The article ...
Influence of tillage on corn and soybean yield in the United States and Canada
(Plant Management Network, 2006)
This article offers an extensive literature review and discusses testing of conservation agriculture techniques for corn and soybeans in the southern, central, western, and northern United States and Canada. The research ...