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Crop calendars report the timing of key agricultural activities and crop development. At their most detailed, crop calendars can support the planning of many farm activities, from land preparation, planting, crop, soil, and water management through the growing season, harvesting, storage, and fallow. In this...

In this study, we used radial kernel support vector machine (SVM) to map the crop types of smallholder farms in two sites in eastern India. We focused...

Irrigated rice production in East Africa is projected to increase slightly due to CO2 fertilization and less cold stress opening new opportunities for...

Future rice production and food security across Africa are under pressure as a result of climate change-induced increases in heat, drought, salinity, and...

Parasitic weeds invade around 1.34 million hectares of rainfed rice areas in Africa causing damages estimated at USD 200 million. ...

More than 65% of the 1.7 billion people in South Asia live in rural areas and rely on agriculture for their livelihood. Nearly, 70% of South Asians, which...

Rice, cultivated in the flood plains along the Niger River and its tributaries in Nigeria’s northern states, is regularly inundated by floods. In 2015,...

GRiSP brings together more than 900 partners globally to address the shared goal of reducing poverty and hunger, improving human health and nutrition,...

Sentinel-1A, a radar imaging satellite, is an important tool for rice mapping and monitoring. It can provide detailed information on Asia’s rice...

About a third of the world’s rice is produced and consumed in South Asia. By 2035, about 194 million tons (source: IRRI Global Rice Model [2014]) of...