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Crop productivity and sustainability

International Crop Science Congress (2nd 1996 New Delhi, India)

Crop productivity and sustainability

shaping the future, proceedings of the 2nd International Crop Science Congress

by International Crop Science Congress (2nd 1996 New Delhi, India)

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Published by Oxford & IBH Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Crops -- India -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- India -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Congress was held at New Delhi, India in 1996.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesCrop productivity and sustainability, shaping the future
      Statementorganized jointly by the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences of India and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research ; editors, V.L. Chopra, R.B. Singh, Anupam Varma.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsChopra, V. L., Singh, R. B., 1937-, Varma, Anupam., Indian Council of Agricultural Research., National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB16.I4 I67 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 63, 1111 p. :
      Number of Pages1111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4006032M
      ISBN 108120412125
      LC Control Number2001361309
      OCLC/WorldCa48056527

      The use of available city space e. Much of the growth is due to women farming outside the "male dominated field of conventional agriculture". This allows to link your profile to this item. Test Your Soil Soil testing should be on your to do list right from the get-go, because your soil and its needs will directly influence the growth of your crops. Solarizing is based on the same principle, used to increase the temperature of the soil to kill pathogens and pests.

      Fertilizing your corn at the time of seeding can help provide the seeds with essential nutrients like potassium, phosphorous, and calcium. What is the risk associated with attempting to increase yields? Some of the farmers were worried about how a suggested carbon dioxide reduction plan would affect the agricultural sector and were suspicious of numerous government related activities, seeing them as methods in which the government could punish producers. By the restored land should sequestrate 20 billion of carbon annually. The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book The cropping system is one of the important components of sustainable agriculture, since it provides more efficient nutrient cycling.

      In South-East Asia, rice-fish systems on rice paddies have raised freshwater fish as well as rice, producing an additional product and reducing eutrophication of neighbouring rivers. A sustainable future can be feasible if growth in material consumption and population is slowed down and if there is a drastic increase in the efficiency of material and energy use. Pulses are also a protein source with a low footprint, in both carbon and water. Non-GMO seeds combine sustainability and cost seamlessly, which accounts for both quality and cost. Lowering carbon footprint of durum wheat by diversifying cropping systems. Shown this way includes the increase in overall buying power plus lowered costs from the farm to the consumer.


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