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Rainfed agriculture : unlocking the potential

Author: S P Wani; Johan Rockström; Theib Yousef Oweis; International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.; International Water Management Institute.
Publisher: Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2009.
Series: Comprehensive assessment of water management in agriculture series, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the case studies from varied agricultural and ecological regions in Asia and Africa, this book discusses the need for adopting new paradigms between rainfed and irrigated agriculture,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S P Wani; Johan Rockström; Theib Yousef Oweis; International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.; International Water Management Institute.
ISBN: 9781845933890 1845933893
OCLC Number: 230213762
Notes: "In association with ICRISAT and International Water Management Institute."
Description: xv, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Rainfed agriculture --
past trends and future prospects / S.P. Wani [and others] --
Zooming in on the global hotspots of rainfed agriculture in water-constrained environments / J. Rockström, L. Karlberg --
Water resource implications of upgrading rainfed agriculture --
focus on green and blue water trade-offs / L. Karlberg, J. Rockström, M. Falkenmark --
Tectonics --
climate-linked natural soil degradation and its impact in rainfed agriculture: Indian experience / D.K. Pal [and others] --
Determinants of crop growth and yield in a changing climate / P.K. Aggarwal --
Yield gap analysis: modelling of achievable yields at farm level / P. Singh [and others] --
Can rainfed agriculture feed the world? An assessment of potentials and risk / C. de Fraiture, L. Karlberg, J. Rockström --
Opportunities for improving crop water productivity through genetic enhancement of dryland crops / C.L.L. Gowda --
Water harvesting for improved rainfed agriculture in the dry environments / T. Oweis, A. Hachum --
Supplemental irrigation for improved rainfed agriculture in WANA region / T. Oweis, A. Hachum --
Opportunities for water harvesting and supplemental irrigation for improving rainfed agriculture in semi-arid areas / P. Pathak [and others] --
Integrated farm management practices and upscaling the impact for increased productivity of rainfed systems / T.K. Sreedevi, S.P. Wani --
Challenges of adoption and adaptation of land and water management options in smallholder agriculture: synthesis of lessons and experiences / B. Shiferaw, J. Okello, V. Ratna Reddy --
Scaling-out community watershed management for multiple benefits in rainfed areas / P.K. Joshi [and others].
Series Title: Comprehensive assessment of water management in agriculture series, v. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Suhas P. Wani, Johan Rockström and Theib Oweis.
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