Category Archives: Participatory varietal selection

Farmer’s participation in rice variety selection

Truong Thi Ngoc Chi1, Phan Van Liem1 and Thelma Paris2 1Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute, Can Tho, Vietnam 2International Rice Research Institute, Los BaƱos, Laguna, Philippines published at: OMONRICE JOURNAL VOL. 15 (2007) ABSTRACT Direct interview of 64 outstanding … Continue reading

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Mainstreaming social and gender concerns in participatory rice varietal improvement for rainfed environments in Eastern India

Paris T, Singh A, Singh VN, Ram PC, a paper presented at the International Symposium on Participatory Breeding and Knowledge Management for Strengthening Rural Livelihoods. 17-19 July 2006. Held at Sambivan Auditorium, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation. Taramani Institutional Area, Third … Continue reading

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Germplasm and management strategies for enhancing productivity of salt-affected areas

A. M. Ismail1, M.J. Thomson1, T. Paris18, R.K. Singh1, G. Gregorio1, S. Haefele1, G. Singh2R.K. Gautam2, S.K. Sharma2, D.P. Singh3, P.C. Ram4, M.A. Salam5, T.N. Lang6 M.A. Draz7, A. Moumeni8, V. Vadez9, A. Dhakhee10, and E. Blumwald11 1International Rice Research … Continue reading

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Comparing farmers and breeders rankings in varietal selection for low-input environments: A case study of rainfed rice in eastern India

B. Courtois1, B. Bartholome1, D. Chaudhary5, G. McLaren1, C.H. Misra4, N.P. Mandal2, S. Pandey1, T. Paris1, C. Piggin1, K. Prasad2, A.T.Roy6, R.K. Sahu3, V.N. Sahu3, S. Sarkarung1, S.K. Sharma3, A. Singh4, H.N. Singh4, O.N. Singh4, N.K. Singh7, R.K. Singh1, R.K. … Continue reading

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Assessing the impact of participatory research in rice breeding on women farmers: a case study in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India

This paper assesses farmer adoption of rice varieties and new genotypes introduced through participatory varietal selection (PVS) in villages which represent submergence- and drought/submergence-prone villages in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. It focuses on the involvement of women farmers in participatory … Continue reading

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