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Because of the simultaneous emergence of weeds and rice in direct-seeded rice (DSR), weeds are more problematic in DSR than in transplanted rice systems. In Pakistan, yield losses due to weeds in dry-seeded systems are recorded at 27-80%; however, in extreme cases, it results in complete crop failure up...

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...

Germplasm Health Units (GHUs) are institutional phytosanitary units of the CGIAR designed to facilitate bioresource transfer for their breeding programs...

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

Crop establishment, which often receives insufficient attention, is one of the major rice production operations that should be considered when promoting...

In Asia, AWD technology is a well-known low-cost water-saving technique for irrigated rice. Despite the potential benefits and significant efforts of creating...

Annually, Bangladesh consumes about 2.9 million metric tons of urea and about 60% of this is used in rice cultivation. Therefore, this could contribute...