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Effect of maize based Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS) under tribal farming situations of Odisha in India
(Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, 2012)
A summary of 2011-2012 trial plot results in terms of yield and profitability. Tillage and intercropping had no significant effect on maize yield (4890 kg ha 1) in the first year. The highest maize yield was recorded in ...
On-farm performance evaluation of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) in the central mid-hills of Nepal.
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2012)
This abstract presents the first year results of trial plots in each of three Nepali tribal villages. Yield results are presented in terms of protein and household revenue. The results of an analytic hierarchy process ...
Atahualpa’s Revenge: The Spread of Quinoa Downy Mildew
(Northeastern Division of the American Phytopathological Society, 2011)
The Andean crop quinoa, Chenopodium quinoa, has gained popularity in recent years due to its nutritious seed and desirable agricultural traits, such as its tolerance to drought and high saline soils. Prized by the Inca, ...
An integrative approach for introducing conservation agricultural practices to tribal societies in India
(Honolulu Hawaii: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2011)
Small-holder farms in rural India struggle with reduced maize yields due to traditional farming methods. The introduction of modern conservation agriculture practices can provide higher yields and household income while ...