Natural Resource Management

Highlighting mental perception gaps between professional and farm of three conservation agricultural treatments: A focus on tribal villages of Kendjuhar, India and the Himalayan foothills of Nepal

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: The dissemination of information from professional to farmer regarding new and innovative agricultural practices has never been so important. With increasing global pressures […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): C. Lai; C. Chan-Halbrendt; J. Halbrendt; C. Ray; D. Naik
  • Type of Document: Media

Positive impacts in soil and water conservation in an Andean region of South America: Case scenarios from a US Agency for International Development multidisciplinary cooperative project

Description: The Andean region of South America faces many challenges to increasing agricultural productivity: shrinking farm sizes, poor soils, erratic rainfall, and very high erosion rates. […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): C. Monar; A.K. Saavedra; L. Escudero; J.A. Delgado; J. Alwang; V. Barrera; R. Botello
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Assessing the influence of conservation agriculture on household wellbeing and Maize Marketing in Tete and Manica, Mozambique

Description: In recent years there has been a movement on the part of farmers, governments, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), and the international community to promote the use […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): W.E. McNair
  • Type of Document: Thesis or Dissertation

Maintenance of soil quality and sustainable production through implementation of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) in rainfed, sloping land farming of the mid-hill region of Nepal

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: A challenge that central mid-hills communities in Nepal face is maintaining soil fertility and health in upland terraced systems while simultaneously achieving increased […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): S.E. Crow; T. Radovich; P. Paudyal; B. Paudel; J. Halbrendt; B.B. Tamage; K. Thapa
  • Type of Document: Media

Managing tillage and FYM for enhancing maize production and soil properties in mid-hills of Nepal

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: A field experiment was conducted at farmers’ field in Chitwan, Nepal during May-July 2012 to evaluate the effect of tillage and different doses […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): R. Pudasaini; K.R. Pande
  • Type of Document: Media

Review of: Sumberg and Thompson (eds.). Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World

Description: This review provides an overview and critical analysis of the book: Sumberg, J. and J Thompson. 2012. Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World. […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): K.M. Moore
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Do bacterial and fungal communities in soils of the Bolivian Altiplano change under shorter fallow periods?

Description: Leaving fields fallow can improve soil fertility, but there is limited information on the effect of fallowing on soil microbiology. This article presents a study […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): L. Gomez-Montano; A. Jumpponen; M.A. Gonzales; J. Cusicanqui; C. Valdivia; P.P. Motavalli; M. Herman; K.A. Garrett
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Measuring the economic impact of conservation agriculture adoption in rural India using linear programming and economic surplus analysis

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: Despite its proven ability to increase yields, improve soils and reduce pollution, conservation agriculture (CA) adoption remains low among smallholders in many regions […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): B. Reed; C. Chan-Halbrendt; J. Halbrendt; P. Roul
  • Type of Document: Media

Conservation agriculture in Mozambique – Literature review and research gaps

Description: Conservation agriculture (CA) has been promoted in Mozambique since 1996 in order to increase smallholder productivity, reduce erosion, increase soil fertility and improve the drought […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): P. Grabowski; F. Walker; S. Haggblade; R. Maria; N. Eash
  • Type of Document: Research Report

Development of an integrated approach for introducing conservation agricultural practices to the tribal communities of Odisha, India

ABSTRACT: The smallholder farmers in the tribal areas of Odisha State, India have struggled to produce adequate crop yields under their current low input, continuous mono-crop […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): J. Halbrendt; L. Shariq; C. Lai; T. Idol; C. Ray; P.K. Roul; K.N. Mishra
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article