Sustainable Agriculture & Natural Resource Management (SANREM)

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SANREM: An innovation laboratory to improve food security, rural livelihoods and resource conservation globally through conservation agriculture

Powerpoint presentation. Description: The presentation covered the overall objectives and activities of the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collaborative Research Support Program (SANREM CRSP). SANREM’s […]

  • Date of Publication: 3/22/2013
  • Author(s): K.M. Moore
  • Type of Document: Media

Detection and Incidence of Pernospora Variabilis in Quinoa Seeds

This poster describes the research undertaken to determine the level of imported quinoa contamination with quinoa downy mildew, caused by Pernospora variabilis, as well as to […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): A.M. Testen; P. A. Backman
  • Type of Document: Media

Assessment of application timing of Bacillus spp. to supress pre- and postharvest diseases of apple

Abstract: In response to consumer environmental and health concerns concerning chemical pesticides, more attention has been placed on the development of biological control agents for the […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): A.M. Poleatewich; H.K. Ngugi; P.A. Backman
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Smallholders, Sustainability and Food Security: Conservation Agriculture in a Developing Country Context

Powerpoint presentation. Description: Conservation agriculture (CA), with its main tenets of 1) minimizing soil disturbance, 2) maintaining residue on soil surface and 3) mixing/rotating crops has […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): M.D. Wilcox; E. Bisangwa; D.M. Lambert; N. Eash; F.R. Walker; M. Marake
  • Type of Document: Media

First report of quinoa downy mildew caused by Peronospora variabilis in the United States

First report of finding quinoa downy mildew in the United States. The disease affects quinoa grown in Andean Region

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): A.L. Testen; J.M. McKemy; P.A. Backman
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Sustainable Management of Agro-ecological Resources for Tribal Societies (SMARTS): Conservation agriculture-based participatory research in Kendujhar, Orissa.

This presentation highlighted the SMARTS project work in Kendujhar, Orissa, India, and discussed each CAPS treatment as well as the participatory research conducted with farmers in […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT)
  • Type of Document: Media

Farmer Co- designed strategies to reduce post-harvest residue removal for household use and restore soil fertility

Poster. Description: Soil resource depletion and land degradation are key contributing factors to food insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Novel conservation agriculture practices (CAP) encourage smallholder […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): E. Anders; U. Norton
  • Type of Document: Media

Improving food security in Nepal: An economic analysis of conservation agriculture adoption in three subsistence farming villages

Poster. Description: International efforts to increase food security struggle with increasing populations and decreasing quantities of productive farmland, especially in developing countries. Conservation agriculture (CA) practices […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): B.F. Reed; C. Chan-Halbrendt; J. Halbrendt; T.J.K Radovich; S. Crow; P. Limbu
  • Type of Document: Media

Potential of conservation agriculture practices (CAPs) in enhancing food security of tribal people in central mid-hills of Nepal

Poster. Description: Traditional agriculture in central mid hills of Nepal is characterized by cultivation of steep sloping lands, resulting lower productivity, degradation of soil health and […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): B. Paudel; T.J.K. Radovich; J. Halbrendt; K. Thapa
  • Type of Document: Media

Using fuzzy cognitive mapping to understand farmers’ perception of sustainable agricultural practices for enhanced food security in Nepal

Poster. Description: With the world population having reached unprecedented levels, the need for improved food security and sustainable agricultural practices has become all the more pressing. […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): J. Halbrendt; S. Gray; S. Crow; L. Shariq; B.B. Tamang
  • Type of Document: Media