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While inorganic fertilizers combined with high-yielding varieties, mechanization, irrigation, and other inputs have contributed to sustained increases in crop yield and food security in the 20th century, relying on blanket applications of fertilizer is inefficient and can cause excessive nutrient losses to...

The rice production method, dry direct seeding (DSR), is the alternate option for the successful cultivation of aus rice where irrigation water is scarce...

This chapter explores how, in Bangladesh, conservation agriculture improves soil physical, biochemical, and biological health, leading to improved cropping...

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA)-based management practices are evolving as a viable and sustainable alternative to conventional rice-wheat cropping systems...

Investment, innovation, and empowering the world’s most vulnerable populations are required to establish a rice production system that adapts to climate...

The prospects for rice self-sufficiency in sub-Saharan Africa are being subverted by abiotic and biotic factors, including plant diseases. Several important...

First reported in sub-Saharan Africa in 1922, rice blast has become the most devastating and widespread disease of rice with yield losses of up to 100%...

The interplay between changing environmental experiences and preferences implies that as weather patterns continue to evolve and change, the reactions...

The objective of the proposed software package EasyIDP (easy intermediate data processor) is to address previously identified difficulties and decrease...

Animal-sourced and plant-sourced proteins cause significant environmental concerns on climate change and arable land use and their supply chains are vulnerable...