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Paddy cultivation is significant in Sri Lanka, as 15% of the country’s land is dedicated to paddy production. However, the country’s rice production systems face various challenges due to climate and other stresses. Understanding sustainability gaps in Sri Lankan rice production systems is crucial...

This research was inspired by exploring another technique farmers have adopted: accessing information through mobile phone apps or communication. Mobile...

Agriculture in Assam is characterized by low productivity because of frequent floods, drought, lack of irrigation facilities during the dry season, use...

  Rice production in Asia and Africa has faced labor shortages and climate change issues such as unanticipated droughts and floods, causing unstable...

Chandrika Patra’s life story is a testament to how women when provided with the right support, can overcome gender-based limitations and excel in...

Increased soil salinity can lead to significant problems such as reduced plant growth, plant water stress and nutrient imbalance, and soil degradation....

Bikram Keshari Parida volunteered to conduct mechanized seeding using various high-yielding crop varieties and hybrids and improved agronomy in his fields....

Mechanized direct-seeded rice (mDSR) provides a potential solution to climate change as well as rice production constraints. Our recent study shows that...

The high use of chemical pesticides at large scales and the co-dependence of technologies, such as hybrid rice varieties and direct-seeded rice, are associated...

High temperatures cause significant yield losses in major rice-growing areas of the world, posing a stiff challenge in meeting the demand for rice from...