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Quantifying changes to the global warming potential of rice wheat systems with the adoption of conservation agriculture in northwestern India

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...

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Mechanized Transplanting of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Nonpuddled and No-Till Conditions in the Rice-Wheat Cropping System in Haryana, India

Authors: Malik, R.; Kamboj, B.R.; Yadav, B.D.; Yadav, A.; Goel, N.K.; Gill, G.; Chauhan, B.S. Published in: American Journal of Plant Sciences, 4: 2409-2413, 2013.   The common practice of establishing rice in the rice-wheat system in India is manual transplanting of seedlings in the puddled...

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Options for increasing the productivity of the rice–wheat system of north-west India while reducing groundwater depletion : Part 1. Rice variety duration, sowing date and inclusion of mungbean

Authors: Singh, B. ; Humphreys, E.; Yadav, S.; Gaydon, D.S. Published in: Field Crops Research, 173: 68–80, 2015.   The irrigated rice–wheat (RW) systems of north-west India are critical for food security. However, these systems are not sustainable due to over-exploitation of the groundwater...

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Agricultural information networks, information needs and risk management strategies: A survey of farmers in Indo-Gangetic Plains of India

Agricultural information networks, information needs and risk management strategies: A survey of farmers in Indo-Gangetic Plains of India. 2013. Mittal, S.; Mehar, M.. : ix, 28 p.. Mexico, DF (Mexico). CIMMYT. Series: Socioeconomics Working Paper. Access to reliable, timely and relevant information...

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Microsatellite marker-based diversity and population genetic analysis of selected lowland and mid-altitude maize landrace accessions of India

Published in Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2012 Samanthi K. Wasala and B. M. Prasanna Maize (Zea mays L.) harbours significant genetic diversity not only in its centre of origin (Mexico) but also in several countries worldwide, including India, in the form of landraces. In this...

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