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The government of Bangladesh has supported land-use intensification, with an initial focus on rice which now covers 78% of total arable land. While this helped Bangladesh achieve self-sufficiency in rice production, policymakers have long understood the negative effects of rice-based systems on water consumption,...

In Bangladesh, in terms of food security for the increasing population and the transformation of agrifood systems, the dominant double-cropping based pattern...

To enhance crop production in a sustainable manner, Green Super Rice (GSR) was proposed as a new goal for rice breeding and production based on the prospect...

The low average maize yield in the state of Odisha is associated with nutrient-depleted lateritic soils, high monsoon rainfall variability coupled with...

Laser land leveling strongly complements sustainable rice production practices as it can help increase water, seed, and fertilizer use efficiency by at...

Dry direct-seeded rice (DDSR) offers several advantages: rapid planting, easy mechanization, less labor and water requirement, and early maturity with...

Planthopper outbreaks are associated with insecticide use and researchers have looked for alternative methods to manage these pests. Because of the vagaries...

Vegetable farming is an important sub-sector to increase income, reduce poverty, and improve nutrition, particularly in the developing countries. Although...

Due to Bangladesh’s frequent water shortages, sufficient water to irrigate rice fields is increasingly scarce. Additionally, due to global warming,...

The ability to quantify GHG emissions along the entire value chain from farm to shelf for a specific product is the key to enhancing the transparency of...