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Effect of weed and fertilizer management on weed control and productivity of onion (Allium cepa)
An experiment was conducted to examine the effect of weed management and plant nutrition practices on weed biomass, growth parameters and bulb yield of onion (Allium cepa L.). Weed managementExpand
Conservation agriculture in the semi-arid tropics: Prospects and problems
Abstract Relatively less attention has been paid on the use of conservation agriculture (CA) in the arid and semi-arid tropics (SAT), although a lot of information is available from humid andExpand
Conservation agriculture for sustainable and resilient agriculture: global status, prospects and challenges.
This chapter discusses the following topics: conservation agriculture as the way forward for sustainable agricultural production; definition and concept of conservation agriculture; and the globalExpand
Climate change and resilient dryland systems: experiences of ICRISAT in Asia and Africa
The article reviews and summarizes the climate change mitigation and adaptation work undertaken by ICRISAT. The effects of climate change are already being experienced in several parts of the Expand
Diversification of rice (Oryza sativa L.)-based cropping systems for higher productivity, resource-use efficiency and economic returns in south Gujarat, India
The continuous growing of rice has led to a deterioration in soil quality, resulting in a serious threat to agricultural sustainability in the high rainfall zone of south Gujarat, India. Therefore,Expand
Response of saline water irrigated greengram (Vigna radiata) to land configuration, fertilizers and farm yard manure in Tapi command area of south Gujarat
A field experiment was conducted during 2008–09 and 2009–10 post-rainy seasons at Navsari, Gujarat to evaluate the effects of land configuration, fertilizers and farm yard manure (FYM) application onExpand
Thermodynamics and kinetics of hydrogen/deuterium absorption–desorption in Pd0.77Ag0.23 alloy
Abstract Pd0.77Ag0.23 alloy foil of thickness ∼100 μm was prepared by arc melting followed by cold rolling and annealing. The X-ray diffraction pattern confirmed the formation of solid solution phaseExpand
Conservation Agriculture: Global Prospects and Challenges
The book covers the spread of Conservation Agriculture (CA) in countries including Brazil, Argentina, the USA, Canada, Australia and emerging CA destinations in Europe, Asia and Africa. TopicsExpand
Recent approaches in nitrogen management for sustainable agricultural production and eco-safety
Among plant nutrients, nitrogen (N) is the most important. Its importance as a growth- and yield-determining nutrient has led to large and rapid increases in N application rates, but often with poorExpand