Tag: Field Crops Research

Durum wheat (Triticum durum L.) quality and yield as affected by tillage-straw management and nitrogen fertilization practice under furrow-irrigated conditions

Published in Field Crops Research 164 : 166-177, 2014 Grahmann, K.; Verhulst, N.; Peña-Bautista, R.J.; Buerkert, A.;Vargas-Rojas, L.; Govaerts, B. Little is documented about the effect of different tillage and residue management practices on durum wheat (Triticum durum L.) quality. This study aims...

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Seven years of conservation agriculture in a rice-wheat rotation of Eastern Gangetic Plains of South Asia: yield trends, economic profitability and carbon use efficiency

Published in Field Crops Research, 2014 Jat, R. K.; Sapkota, T.B.; Singh, R.G.; Jat, M.L.; Kumar, M.;Gupta, R.K.  Water, energy and labour scarcity, increasing cost of production, diminishing farm profits and uncertain weather events are major challenges faced by the farmers under intensive tillage...

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Relationships between physiological traits, grain number and yield potential in a wheat DH population of large spike phenotype

Published in Field Crops Research, 2014  Gaju, O.; Reynolds, M.P.; Sparkes,D.L.; Mayes, S.; Ribas-Vargas, G.; Crossa, J.; Foulkes, M.J.  Our objective was to investigate the relationships between spike traits, grain number and yield potential and their physiological basis in a doubled-haploid (DH)...

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Conservation agriculture in an irrigated cotton-wheat system of the western Indo-Gangetic Plains: Crop and water productivity and economic profitability

Published in Field Crops Research 158 : 24-33, 2014 Das, T.K.; Bhattacharyya, R.; Sudhishri, S.; Sharma, A.R.; Saharawat, Y.S.;Bandyopadhyay, K.K.; Sepat, S.; Bana, R.S.; Aggarwal, P.; Sharma, R.K.; Bhatia, A.; Singh, G.; Datta, S.P.; Kar, A.; Singh, B.; Singh, P.; Pathak, H.; Vyas, A.K.; Jat, M.L. Cotton–wheat...

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A note on the correlations between maize grain and maize stover quantitative and qualitative traits and the implications for whole maize plant optimization

Published in Field Crops Research 153 : 63-69, 2013 Y. Ramana Reddy; D. Ravi; Ch. Ramakrishna Reddy; K.V.S.V. Prasad;P.H. Zaidi; M.T. Vinayan; M. Blümmel The paper explores opportunities and limitations for concomitant improvement of maize grain quantity and quality traits and maize stover quantity...

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