Authors: Sehgal, D.; Dreisigacker, S.; Belen, S.; Kucukozdemir, U.; Mert, Z.; Ozer, E.; Morgounov, A.I.
Published in: Frontiers in genetics, 2016, vol.7, no.201.
Wheat landraces in Turkey are an important genetic resource for wheat improvement. An exhaustive 5-year (2009–2014) effort made by the...
Authors: Mottaleb, K.A.; Krupnik, T.J.; Erenstein, O.
Published in: Journal of Rural Studies, 2016, vol.46, p.155-168.
There is strong advocacy for agricultural machinery appropriate for smallholder farmers in South Asia. Such ‘scale-appropriate’ machinery can increase returns to land and labour,...
Authors: Gannon, B.; Pungarcher, I.; Mourao, L.; Davis, C.R.; Simon, P.; Pixley, K.V.; Tanumihardjo, S.A.
Published in: The Journal of Nutrition, July 2016, vol. 146, p. 1290-1297
Background: Crops such as maize, sorghum, and millet are being biofortified with provitamin A carotenoids to ensure adequate...
Authors: Manickavelu, A.; Joukhadar, R.; Jighly, A.; Caixia Lan; Huerta-Espino, J.; Ahmad Shah Stanikzai; Kilian, A.; Singh, R.P.; Ban, T.
Published in: Plant Science, 2016, vol.252, p.222-229
Mining of new genetic resources is of paramount importance to combat the alarming spread of stripe rustdisease...
Authors: Tirol Padre, A.; Munmun Rai; Kumar, V; Gathala, M.K; Sharma, P.C; Sharma, S; Rakesh Kumar Nagar; Deshwal, S; Singh, L.K; Jat, H.S; Sharma, D.K; Wassmann, R; Jagdish Kumar Ladha.
Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2016, vol. 219, p.125-137
Field trials were conducted...
Authors: Jagdish Kumar Ladha; Adusumilli Narayana Rao; Raman, A.K; Tirol Padre, A; Dobermann, A; Gathala, M.K; Kumar, V; Saharawat, Y.S; Sharma, S; Piepho, H.P; Md Mursedul Alam; Liak, R; Rajendran, R; Chinnagangannagari Kesava Reddy; Parsad, R; Sharma, P.C; Singh, S.S; Saha, A; Shamsoon Noor.
Authors: Malik, R.; Kumar, V.; Yadav, A.; McDonald, A.
Published in: Indian Journal of Weed Science, 46(1): 31–35, 2014.
It was 20 years ago which marked the beginning of conservation agriculture (CA) with introduction of zerotillage (ZT) in wheat to (1) reduce cultivation cost so that farmers...
Published in Advances in Agronomy 127 : 157-258, 2014
Kukal, S.S.;Yadvinder-Singh; Jat, M.L.; Sidhu, H.S.
Serious water deficits are threatening agricultural sustainability in many regions of the South Asia (SA). While the increase in crop production of irrigated rice–wheat system in SA has been impressive...
Published in Advances in Agronomy 125 : 171-259, 2014
Jat, M.L.; Bijay-Singh; Gerard, B.
With the advent of Green Revolution era in the mid-1960s, high-yielding wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties and chemical fertilizers were introduced in South Asia. Fertilizer consumption is continuously increasing...
Published in Field Crops Research 151 : 19-26, 2013
S. Mondal, R.P. Singh, J. Crossa, J. Huerta-Espino, I. Sharmac, R. Chatrath, G.P. Singh, V.S. Sohu, G.S. Mavi, V.S.P. Sukaru, I.K. Kalappanavarg, V.K. Mishra, M. Hussain, N.R. Gautam, J. Uddin, N.C.D. Barma, A. Hakim and A.K. Joshi