Tag: Agriculture

Developing local adaptation strategies for climate change in agriculture: a priority-setting approach with application to Latin America

Published in Global Environmental Change 29:78-91, 2014. Lee, D.R.; Edmeades, S.; De Nys, E.; McDonald, A.; Janssen, W. Even with substantially increased attention to climate adaptation in developing countries in recent years, there are a number of important remaining research needs: better incorporating...

Molecular Breeding for Quality Protein Maize (QPM)

Molecular Breeding for Quality Protein Maize (QPM). 2014. Babu, R.; Prasanna, B.M. p. 489-505. In: Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources; Vol. 2 Crop productivity, food security and nutritional quality. Tuberosa, R.; Graner, A.; Frison, E. (Eds.). Netherlands:  Springer. Maize endosperm protein is...

Inter-connection between land use/land cover change and herders’/farmers’ livestock feed resource management strategies: a case study from three Ethiopian eco-environments

Published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 188 : 150-162, 2014 Mekasha, A.; Gerard, B.; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye;Nigatu, L.; Duncan, A.J. We assessed land use/land cover changes from remotely sensed satellite imagery and compared this with community perceptions on availability/use of livestock...

Relay planting of wheat in cotton: an innovative technology for enhancing productivity and profitability of wheat in cotton-wheat production system of South Asia

Published in Experimental Agriculture 49 (1) : 19-30, 2013 G.S. Buttar, H.S. Sidhu, Vicky Singh, M.L. Jat, R. Gupta, Yadvinder Singh and Beldev Singh  Cotton–wheat (CW) is the second most important cropping system after rice–wheat in South Asia. Sowing of wheat after cotton is usually delayed due...
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