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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on crop management as the foundation of production agriculture. It provides information needed to construct a unified model of the yield production process that applies to all grain crops.

Author(s)
Egli, D. B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245950)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing in India.

This chapter focuses on the production and consumption, government support policy, growing methods, water management, weed, insect pest and disease management and harvesting and ginning of cotton in India. Some future prospects to improve cotton production in the country are also discussed.

Author(s)
Waghmare, V. N.; Venugopalan, M. V.; Nagrare, V. S.; Gawande, S. P.; Nagrale, D. T.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

This chapter provides information on the history of the cotton industry in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar. The various insect pests and disease affecting cotton production in these countries are discussed and the efficacy of some strategies in the management of these pests and diseases are...

Author(s)
Abid Ali; Ahmed, Z.; Guo Zheng
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

This chapter focuses on the cotton cultivation, production conditions, commonly used cultivars, cottonseed production and pest management strategies in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. The future of cotton production in these countries is also discussed.

Author(s)
Eschanov, B.; Namazov, S. E.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing along the Nile.

This chapter provides information on the current status of cotton cultivation in Egypt and Sudan, the various insect pests and pathogens negatively affecting cotton production and the efficacy of some strategies in their management.

Author(s)
Matthews, G.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing around the Mediterranean.

This chapter focuses on crop production, cultivation techniques, irrigation, and pests and disease management in cotton around the Mediterranean.

Author(s)
Can, F.; Mart, C.; Ödemiş, B.; Akişcan, Y.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Moving paradigms - conservation agriculture with alternative agronomics to minimize inputs.

The African Union Malabo Declaration outlines goals to achieve sustainable production practices for economic growth in the agriculture sector by 2025. Conservation Agriculture (CA) practices represent a climate smart and resource friendly sustainable production system, and these need to be adopted...

Author(s)
Goddard, T.; Kassam, A.; Mkomwa, S.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic and yield comparisons of different crop and crop-pasture production systems.

Over the past 15 years the adoption rate of Conservation Agriculture (CA) in southern South Africa has increased at a fast rate, although the adoption of the three pillars of CA was to varying degrees. The adoption of CA happened in the absence of any policy support framework directed to CA. The...

Author(s)
Strauss, J. A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Livestock integration in conservation agriculture.

Grazing livestock have been presented as an unsurmountable obstacle for Conservation Agriculture (CA) in Africa, because they consume organic cover. But grazing livestock can also make positive contributions to CA, while, if properly managed, sufficient organic cover can be left for soil erosion...

Author(s)
Mkomwa, S.; Kassam, A.; Duiker, S. W.; Zampaligre, N.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for On-farm experimentation for scaling-out conservation agriculture using an innovation systems approach in the north west province, South Africa.

A project under the Farmer Innovation Programme (FIP) that aimed to adapt Conservation Agriculture (CA) among grain farmers in South Africa was implemented in a commercial farming area of the North West Province. The following on-farm, collaborative-managed trials produced key findings concerning:...

Author(s)
Smith, H. J.; Trytsman, G.; Nel, A. A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter

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