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Sustainable agriculture and the international rice-wheat system

Author: R Lal; David O Hansen; Peter R Hobbs; Norman Uphoff
Publisher: New York : Marcel Dekker, Inc., ©2004.
Series: Books in soils, plants, and the environment.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Lal; David O Hansen; Peter R Hobbs; Norman Uphoff
ISBN: 0824754913 9780824754914
OCLC Number: 55858022
Description: xix, 532 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prospects for world agriculture in the twenty-first century / Norman E. Borlaug, Christopher R. Dowswell --
Soil and water resources of South Asia in an uncertain climate / Rattan Lal --
Food security and environmental susainability / David Pimentel --
Historical development of no-till farming / Rattan Lal --
Agroecological thoughts on zero-tillage : possibilities for improving both crop components of rice-wheat farming systems with rice intensification / Norman Uphoff. Problems and challenges of no-till farming for the rice-wheat systems of the Indo-Gangetic Plains in South Asia / Peter R. Hobbs, Raj Gupta --
Opportunities and constraints for reduced tillage practices in the rice-wheat cropping system / J.M. Duxbury [and others] --
No-tillage farming in the rice-wheat cropping systems in India / Ram Kanwar Malik [et al.] --
No-till option for the rice-wheat cropping system in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of India : some experiences / J.S. Samra, D.K. Painuli. Principles and practices of tillage systems for rice-wheat cropping systems in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia / Yadvinder-Singh, J.K. Ladha --
No-till in the rice-wheat system : an experience from Nepal / D.S. Pathic, R.K. Shrestha --
Impact of no-tillage farming on wheat production and resource conservation n the rice-wheat zone of Punjab, Pakistan / Muhammad Azeem Khan, N.I. Hashmi --
Impact of no-till farming on the rice-wheat system in Bangladesh / N.I. Bhuiyan, M.A. Saleque --
Equipment for sustainable cropping systems / J.N. Tullberg, J.R. Murray, D.L. George. Mechanization challenges in no-till rice-wheat system for South Asia : no-till seeding drills for small landholders / John E. Morrison --
No-till rice-wheat farming : the Arkansas experience / Merle M. Anders [and others] --
Impact of no-till farming in the United States / B.A. Stewart --
No-till farming in Brazil and its impact on food security and environmental quality / Pedre L.O.A. Machado, Pedro Luiz de Freitas --
Potential of tillage, agropastoral, and planted fallow systems in low-fertility tropical soils of Latin America / Bal Ram Singh [et al.]. Raised bed system of cultivation for irrigated production conditions / Kenneth D. Sayre, Peter R. Hobbs --
Control of rice water weevil in a stale or tilled seedbed / M.O. Way [and others] --
Social and economic issues in agricultural intensification / G. Edward Schuh --
Impact of conservation tillage in a temperate environment / D. Lynn Forster --
Policy challenges for the rice-wheat farming systems of the Indo-Gangetic Plains / Peter Hazell, Mark Rosegrant --
Soil and water sustainability issues related to Australian grain cropping systems / Frank M. Vanclay. Technology for small farms : the challenge of diversity / Peter E. Hildebrand --
Adapt or adopt? Prospects for conservation tillage in the Indian farming system / Paul Robbins --
Innovation, degradation, and conservation in South Asia's rice-wheat system : farmers' choices and lessons from U.S. experience / Keith D. Wiebe, Paul Heisey --
Toward promoting conservation agriculture for the rice-wheat system / José R. Benites --
Role of South Asian conservation agriculture network (SACAN) in no-till farming in Pakistan / Mushtaq A. Gill, Maqsood Ahmed. Reconciling food security with environment quality through no-till farming / Rattan Lal, David O. Hansen, Peter R. Hobbs, Norman Uphoff.
Series Title: Books in soils, plants, and the environment.
Responsibility: edited by Rattan Lal, Peter R. Hobbs, Norman Uphoff and David O. Hansen.

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