Partnering with farmers to accelerate adoption of new technologies in South Asia to improve wheat productivity

@article{OrtizFerrara2007PartneringWF,
  title={Partnering with farmers to accelerate adoption of new technologies in South Asia to improve wheat productivity},
  author={Guillermo Ortiz-Ferrara and Arun Kumar Joshi and Ramesh Chand and Mihir Bhatta and Ashok Mudwari and Dhruba Bahadur Thapa and Md Abu Sufian and Tapan Saikia and Ravish Chatrath and John R. Witcombe and Daljit S. Virk and Ram C. Sharma},
  journal={Euphytica},
  year={2007},
  volume={157},
  pages={399-407}
}
There are many socioeconomic and technological constraints that affect the production of wheat and other staple cereals in South Asia. Wheat production is one of the economic mainstays in South Asia, but the yield gap between farmers’ fields and experimental yields is wide across the region. For the last 3 years, CIMMYT and the CAZS-NR have been collaborating with farmers, NARS, and other South Asian partners to promote improved wheat varieties and new resource conservation technologies (RCTs… CONTINUE READING
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