Month: July 2015
Author: Baudron, F.; Thierfelder, C.; Nyagumbo, I.; Gerard, B.
Published in: Environments, 2015, vol. 2, p. 338–357
Since the paper by Giller et al. (2009), the debate surrounding the suitability of conservation agriculture (CA) for African smallholders has remained polarized between proponents...
Author: Fisher, M., Tsedeke Abate; Lunduka, R.; Asnake, W.; Alemayehu, Y.; Madulu, R.B.
Published in: Climatic Change, In press
In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), Bmaize is life,^ due to its importance to food security and economic wellbeing. Around 40 % of Africa’s maize-growing area faces occasional drought...
Author: Devkota, K.P.; McDonald, A.; Khadka, A.; Khadka, L.; Paudel, G.; Devkota, M.
Published in: Field Crops Research, 2015, vol. 179, p. 81–94.
The central mid-hills region of Nepal is characterized by rainfed production systems where maize (Zeamays) is the principal crop during the monsoon (kharif)...
Authors: Morgounov, A.I.; Akin, B.; Demir, L.; Keser, M.; Kokhmetova, A.; Martynov, S.; Orhan, S.; Ozdemir, F.; Ozseven, I.; Sapakhova, Z.; Yessimbekova, M.
Published in: Crop and Pasture Science 2015, vol. 66, no.7, p. 649-659
In three independent experiments in Turkey and Kazakhstan, winter...
Authors: Baudron, F.; Mamo, A; Tirfessa, D; Argaw, M.
Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2015, vol. 207, 109-118 p.
Livestock provides numerous benefits to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa, but also represents a potential agent of environmental degradation. Exclosures...
Authors: Devkota, K., Sudhir-Yadav, Ranjit, J.D., Sherchan, D.P., Regmi, A., Akhtar, T., Humphreys, E., Chauhan, B.S., Malik, R.K., Kumar, V., McDonald, A., Devkota, M.
Published in: Nepal, CSISA; IFAD; IRRI; CIMMYT, 2014.
Dry seeded rice (DSR) is becoming an attractive option for farmers...
Authors: Yadav, S., Humphreys, E., Chauhan, B.S., Kamboj, B.R., Laik, R., Kumar, V., McDonald, A., Jat, M.L., Gathala, M.K., Malik, R., Sukhwinder-Singh
Published in: India: CSISA; IFAD; IRRI; CIMMYT, 2013.
Dry seeded rice (DSR) is becoming an attractive option for farmers as it has a much...
Authors: De Groote, H., Gunaratna, N.S., Okuro, J.O., Wondimu, A., Chege, C.K., Tomlins, K.
Published in: Society of Chemical Industry Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2014, vol. 94, p. 3201–3212.
BACKGROUND: Undernutrition in sub-Saharan Africa remains problematic, and quality...
Authors: Mursalova, J., Akparov, Z., Ojaghi, J., Eldarov, M., Belen, S., Gummadov, N., Morgounov, A.I.
Published in: Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 2015, vol. 39
To evaluate the genetic diversity in 48 winter bread wheat genotypes originating from different countries, an experiment...
Authors: Mwimali, M., Derera, J., Mugo, S.N., Tongoona, P.
Published in: Euphytica, In Press.
Stem borers, Busseola fusca and Chilo partellus, are among the key devastating lepidopteran insect pests ofmaize causing grain yield losses.Recurrent
selection studies for stem borer resistance in...