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Sustainable Agriculture in the International Rice-Wheat System

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 105

By: Rattan Lal

450 pages, no illustrations

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #144427 | ISBN: 0824754913
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About this book

Addressing a topic of major importance to the maintenance of world food supplies, this reference identifies knowledge gaps, defines priorities, and formulates recommendations for the improvement of the rice-wheat farming system. The book reveals new systems of rice intensification and management and illustrates the application of no-till and conservation farming to the rice-wheat system. 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.


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