Category Archives: stress tolerant rice

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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Incorporating gender analysis in assessing the needs, opportunities and benefits from research and technology development for salt-affected rice areas: a case in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India

by¬†Paris T.R., Singh A., Cueno A.D., Ismail A., Singh R.P., Ram P.C., Jagdish Abstract In eastern Uttar Pradesh, sodicity is a major problem in rainfed areas grown under rice. The problem¬†is more severe during the dry season, preventing farmers from … 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

by Paris T., A. Singh. A Cueno and V.Singh in Experimental Agriculture (2008) Volume 44, pp. 97-112 Cambridge University Press. This paper assesses farmer adoption of rice varieties and new genotypes introduced through participatory varietal selection (PVS) in villages which … Continue reading

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