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Normalized differential vegetation index
Normalized differential vegetation index (NDVI) derived MODIS time series data from 2000-2014
Bridging Yield Gaps with Science-led Interventions in Andhra Pradesh
Current productivity of agricultural crops in Andhra Pradesh is lower by twoto fourfolds as compared to the achievable potential yields. Long term studies at ICRISAT based at Patancheru have demonstrated a virtuous cycle ...
Rain-fed Agriculture, Area and Extent
Rainfed areas, although vary from region to region, are important in terms of agriculture since most of the poor communities live in these areas. Rainfed agriculture (RFA) is fragile due to climatic vagaries. More than 90 ...
Development of a cactus pear agro-industry for the sub-Sahara Africa Region
Proceedings of International Cactus Pear Workshop held at the University of the Free State (UFS), Bloemfontein, South Africa
Evaluation of Feed Resources in Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems in Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Mali in West Africa
Livestock are important assets to the rural poor in developing countries but are faced with the major challenge of marked seasonal feed availability. A study was carried out to assess existing and potential feed resources ...
Extractable soil nutrient effects on feed quality traits of crop residues in the semiarid rainfed mixed crop–livestock farming systems of Southern India
In the mixed crop–livestock systems, while general relation among feed quality, productivity and soil nutrient management have been reported, information on the effects of extractable soil nutrients on crop residue (CR) ...
The role of trees in regulating soil erosion
Book Chapter on the role of trees in regulating soil erosion
An Assessment of Farmer Field Day on Cactus Promotion at Chakwal Site of CRP-DS in Pakistan
AN ASSESSMENT OF FARMER FIELD DAY ON CACTUS PROMOTION AT CHAKWAL SITE OF CRP-DS IN PAKISTAN
Multiple Impact of Integrated Watershed Management in Low Rainfall Semi-Arid Region: A Case Study from Eastern Rajasthan, India
The agriculture in low rainfall areas of eastern Rajasthan, India is characterized by high risks from drought, degraded natural resources and pervasive poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. In this region, water is ...
Current and residual effects of compost and inorganic fertilizer on wheat and soil chemical properties
Restoring soil fertility in smallholder farming systems is essential to sustain crop production. An experiment was conducted in 2011 and 2012 to study the effect of compost and inorganic fertilizer application on soil ...