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Cover for Nematode parasites of cereals.

This chapter provides an insight into the economically important nematode pests of cereal grains other than rice, such as maize, wheat, barley, sorghum, millet, oat and rye. It details the distribution, biology and life cycle, damage potential and economic importance of major nematode pests. Viable ...

Author(s)
Dababat, A. A.; Fourie, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Millets value chain for nutritional security: a replicable success model from India.

This book reveals the various components of the sorghum value chain and the interventions attempted under the National Agricultural Innovation Project's (NAIP) Millets Value Chain subproject in India. Chapter 1 presents an overview of the production and utilization of millets, while chapter 2...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book
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Cover for Production and utilization of millets.

This chapter presents an overview of the global and Indian production and utilization of millets. Also discussed are: the government policies that determine millets production in India; the development programmes for millets; the need for a millets value chain model in India; and millets value...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gaps in and scope of the value chain in millets.

This chapter outlines the gaps in the production, utilization and marketing of millets in India and presents an innovative value chain model: the National Agricultural Innovation Project's Millets Value Chain subproject. This subproject focused efforts on selected millet foods with special emphasis ...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value chain: on-farm production interventions.

The National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) implemented interventions across the value chain for pre- and post-harvest sectors of millets in India. Interventions at the on-farm production stage are detailed in this chapter. These included identification of sorghum genotypes for specific end ...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value chain: processing interventions.

The National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) implemented interventions across the value chain for pre- and post-harvest sectors of millets in India. This chapter deals in detail with the interventions for the processing sectors of millets and the development of novel ready-to-eat convenience ...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value chain: interventions related to consumer acceptability, entrepreneurship, commercialization, promotion and policymaking.

The National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) implemented interventions across the value chain for pre- and post-harvest sectors of millets in India. This chapter details the interventions related to: consumer acceptability and market feasibility of newly developed sorghum products;...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impact assessment of value chain on millet foods.

The positive impact of a millet foods value chain will not only provide opportunities for higher income generation to stakeholders (i.e. farmers, primary processors and food processing entrepreneurs/companies) but will also ensure nutritional security for consumers. This chapter accounts for both...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value chain of millets: lessons to learn and prospects for the future.

The millets value chain development project in India (which focused in particular on sorghum) was a pilot attempt to revive demand through various interventions, from on-farm production through to end-user utilization. Although it became a successful model with inherent potential for replicability...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and food security in Asia and Africa: agricultural futures.

This chapter presents the regional level (Asia and Africa) projected impacts of climate change on yield, production, prices, net trade of major crops and food security through to 2050. It also presents the modelling framework that integrates the economic, crop and climate models to assess the...

Author(s)
Nedumaran, S.; Jyosthnaa, P.; Singh, N. P.; Bantilan, C.; Byjesh, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter

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