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The Rice-Wheat Cropping System of South Asia

Efficient Production Management

by Palit K., Ph.D. Kataki

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Published by Food Products Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Technology,
  • Rice,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Food Science,
  • Cropping systems,
  • South Asia,
  • Wheat

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9821355M
    ISBN 101560220864
    ISBN 109781560220862
    OCLC/WorldCa46641993

    Addressing Resource Conservation Issues in Rice-Wheat Systems of South Asia A Resource Book oro rice is cultivated in waterlogged, low-lying or medium lands with irrigation during November to May. This type of rice has been cultivated traditionally in river basin deltas of. Addressing Resource Conservation Issues in Rice-Wheat Systems of South Asia A Resource Book Components of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Pest-Resistant Crop Varieties This is the easiest, effective, compatible, economical and practical method among all the.

    May 24,  · With contributions from 65 international experts, and case studies from India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, Sustainable Agriculture and the International Rice-Wheat System focuses on seeding equipment and residue management, weed control, water and nutrient efficiency, and integrated pest management. Rice-wheat cropping systems in the Indo-Gangetic plains: issues of water productivity in relation to new resource-conserving technologies. The rice-wheat cropping system is found on million ha in south Asia and is one of the most important cropping patterns for food self-security in the region.

    In the pursuit of reducing food insecurity in South Asia, the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) has developed a wide variety of behavior change communication materials to convey to diverse audiences techniques for – and benefits of – sustainably intensifying rice-, wheat- and maize-based cropping systems. Dec 01,  · Zero tillage planting of wheat after rice has been the main success in the quest for resource-conserving technologies that can save water, reduce production costs and improve production in the Indo–Gangetic Plains, the cereal bowl of South forabetterchicago.com by: 3.


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The Rice-Wheat Cropping System of South Asia by Palit K., Ph.D. Kataki Download PDF EPUB FB2

The rice-wheat cropping pattern of South Asia has seen a phenomenal growth in area, production and yield in the last two decades. This cropping system encompasses the four countries of Bangladesh.

Contents Preface Foreword Tillage and Crop Establishment in South Asian Rice-Wheat Systems: Present Practices and Future Options Efficient Management of Primary Nutrients in the Rice-Wheat System Management of Soil Micronutrient Deficiencies in the Rice-Wheat Cropping System Sterility in Wheat and Response of Field Crops to Applied Boron in the.

The Rice-Wheat Cropping System of South Asia: Efficient Production Management focuses on the questions of soil depletion, pest infestation, and soil alkalinity as elements of declining productivity.

Along with clear charts, maps, and graphs, it provides practical suggestions for improving and maintaining the productivity of this irreplaceable. This valuable book critically analyzes and discusses the rice-wheat cropping system introduced at that time. The Rice-Wheat Cropping System of South Asia: Trends, Constraints, Productivity and Policy addresses the crucial question, ”Are the sustainability and productivity of this system in a Cited by: 9.

Foreword / Timothy G. Reeves --The Rice-Wheat Cropping System of South Asia: Trends, Constraints and Productivity --A Prologue / P.K. Kataki, P. Hobbs and B.

Adhikary --Long-Term Yield Trends in the Rice-Wheat Cropping System: Results from Experiments and Northwest India / J.M. Duxbury --An Agroclimatological Characterization of the Indo.

The rice-wheat cropping systems (RWC) is the major cropping system in South Asia covering an area of million hectare (Mha) and contributes towards the food security in the region (FAO, ). The Rice-Wheat Cropping System of South Asia: Efficient Production Management offers scientific analysis of the aftereffects of this intense cropping.

The Rice-Wheat Cropping System of South Asia: Efficient Production Management focuses on the questions of soil depletion, pest infestation, and soil alkalinity as elements of declining productivity.

The rice-wheat rotation is the principal cropping system in south Asian countries that occupies about million hectares in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP), of which 10 million hectares are in India, million hectares in Pakistan, million hectares in Bangladesh and million hectares in Nepal.

The Rice-Wheat Cropping System of South Asia by Palit Kataki and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at forabetterchicago.com - The Rice-wheat Cropping System of South Asia: Trends, Constraints, Productivity and Policy by Kataki, Palit - AbeBooks.

The lives of more than a billion people depend on the answer!This valuable book surveys the problems of the rice-wheat cropping system practiced on the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP).

Introduced at the time of the Green Revolution, it transformed agriculture and produced thirty years of. Oct 03,  · Abstract.

The rice-wheat cropping sequence (RWCS) is the world’s largest agricultural production system occupying around M ha in India, M ha in Nepal, M ha in Pakistan, and M ha in Bangladesh; and around 85% of this area falls in the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP).Cited by: 1.

Abstract. The rice-wheat system occupies 24 million ha in South Asia and China and is important for the food security of the region. Recently, concerns have been raised regarding the stagnation and, in some cases, decline in the productivity and sustainability of this system.

In India, the rice-based cropping system is a major food production system with rice as the first food crop. The cereal-based cropping system is low-yielding and highly nutrient exhaustive resulting in the declining of soil fertility.

Summer/pre kharif fallowing leaves on the land fallow for entire season and production of the cropping system is declined. Hence, crops that can improve the Author: Uppu Sai Sravan, Koti Venkata Ramana Murthy.

Rice-wheat cropping system (RWCS) is one of the most important cropping systems in South Asia. However, sustainability of this system is under threat owing to several factors, of which deficiency of micronutrients particularly zinc (Zn), boron (B) and manganese (Mn) is one of the major forabetterchicago.com by: 2.

This proportion rose to more than 70% by (Maklin and Rao, ). One third of the irrigated rice and half of the irrigated wheat in South Asia come from the rice-wheat cropping system.

Rice-wheat systems occupy 24 million ha of cultivated land in the Asian subtropics. The rice (Oryza sativa L.)–wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cropping system is the largest agricultural production system worldwide, and is practised on 24 Mha in Asia.

Many factors have threatened the long-term sustainability of conventional rice–wheat cropping systems, including degradation of soil health, water scarcity, labour/energy crises, nutrient imbalances, low soil organic matter Cited by: 4. Production issues for the South Asian rice-wheat systems (SARWSs) of South Asia are analysed with an emphasis on questions of soil depletion, pest control, and irrigation.

The status of this regional system is examined, policy changes are suggested, and directions for future growth are predicted. Subjects include: (1) present practices and future options in tillage and crop establishment in.

They conclude that the INM System is an essential component of any solution. The book also delineates potential sources of organic plant nutrients and bio-fertilizers in India, and analyzes the rice-wheat cropping system and the role INM could play in sustaining crop productivity.

Addressing Resource Conservation Issues in Rice-Wheat Systems of South Asia A Resource Book alt-affected soils have excess of soluble salts and/or excess of exchangeable sodium with accompanying high pH. Both these conditions degrade the soils and render them inhospitable for normal crop production (in absence of special soil and crop.

Julie Lauren has been involved in building and facilitating functional relationships between international and national NGOs, community based farmer groups, agricultural extension and national agricultural scientists, so that research activities become more demand driven and relevant to farmers needs.

These connections also involve efforts to improve the technical capabilities of national. May 24,  · Sustainable Agriculture and the International Rice-Wheat System book. Edited By Rattan Lal, Peter R. Hobbs No-Till Option for the Rice-Wheat Cropping System in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of India: Some Experiences Innovation, Degradation, and Conservation in South Asia's Rice-Wheat System: Farmers' Choices and Lessons from U.S.

Experience Cited by: Socioeconomic Constraints to Legumes Production in Rice-Wheat Cropping Systems of India Author: P. K. Joshi Subject: The major problem of the rice-wheat system in the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) of India is the stagnating or declining yields of rice and wheat.Rice-wheat cropping system (RWCS) is a long-established grain production system in China.

The wheat yield following rice was only to tons ha -1 until the s and it increased progressively after the s as a result of improved varieties, better agronomic management, and pest forabetterchicago.com by: