1. AccessAgriculture Training Video Participatory varietal selection or PVS is a method that allows different stakeholders to get involved in identifying constraints and selecting new varieties out of the hundreds developed by rice breeders. During three years multiple stakeholders are involved in...
  2. SRI involves the use of a combination of management practices that optimize growing conditions for rice plants, particularly in the root zone. It was developed in Madagascar in the early 1980s by Father Henri de Laulaníe, a Jesuit priest who spent over 30 years in that country working with...
  3. 2019-02-14 Session: Rice is the daily staple food of 3.5 billion people. One out of 5 people on our planet derives a livelihood from rice. In 2050, the world will face a big production shortfall estimated at 40%. How can we address this global challenge while protecting the environment, adapting to and...
  4. AccessAgriculture Training Video Based on hard real-life experience, the women of Maria village have devised some very effective techniques for seed preservation. So why not learn from some of these innovative women. Ateso Bangla Chichewa English French Kiswahili Luganda Lugbara Luo Runyakitara
  5. Abstract, Plant Production Science, 2019 January Mechanised rice production has started to take place in response to rural labour shortage and increased labour cost in Khammouan province in central Laos where subsistence rice production is being replaced with commercial agriculture. This paper...
  6. To bridge the gap between research and practice in rice production, theInternational Rice Research Institute (IRRI)developed the Rice Knowledge Bank (RKB)—a digital extension service that provides practical knowledge solutions, specialized for small-scale farmers in developing countries. RKB...
  7. Abstract - International Journal of Zoology, 2016 Integrated pest management (IPM) is an environmentally friendly technology. IPM is a multifaceted approach to pest management that seeks to minimize negative impacts on the environment. This technique is an important step towards providing...
  8. In this book the author has endeavoured to present a picture of paddy cultivation throughout the world and to summarize the resuilts of the more important investigations on the crop.
  9. While most plant breeders recognize the importance of utilizing genetic diversity in breeding programs, much of the breeding efforts in the past has largely been based on small segments of locally adapted cultivars. Only in recent years has it become apparent that plant breeding programs with a...
  10. 2005-01-20 The rice industry in the Philippines has gone through various challenges and will benefit from EM technologies. Growing, harvesting and processing rice creates high volumes of waste that can be captured and converted back into fertilizer for the next crop. It is important to understand the...
  11. 50,000 Farmers in 13 Countries: Results from Scaling up the System of Rice Intensification in West Africa By Erika Styger and Gaoussou Traoré The System for Rice Intensification (SRI) has tremendous potential to close the rice production gap in West Africa and to place the region on the desired...
  12. Abstract,Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 2013 Rice is the second major food crop in central Asia. Climate change may greatly affect the rice production in the region. This study quantifies the effects of projected increases in temperature and atmospheric CO2concentration on the...
  13. AccessAgriculture Training Video Although rice is highly nutritious, a lot of the quality is lost during processing. This results in poor-quality rice on the market, so consumers turn to imported rice. In this video you can learn about parboiling, a way to improve the quality of rice by treating...
  14. 2001-10-20 In late January of this year [2001], two private companies announced that they have mapped the entire genome (i.e. all of the genes) of the rice variety ‘NIPPON barre.’
  15. AccessAgriculture Training Video Farmers in Madagascar show how following four key principles can give you a good rice harvest despite the presence of striga. English French Kiswahili Malagasy Portuguese
  16. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video you can learn all about nutrients, soil structure, organic matter and how to maintain fertile soil. All this will allow you to keep on cultivating your land and producing healthy crops. Ateso Chichewa English French Kiswahili Luganda Lugbara Luo...
  17. AccessAgriculture Training Video What steps can be taken to make sure that locally grown rice can compete against imports? Improving quality which can lead to increased profits for farmers. Ateso Chichewa English French Kiswahili Luganda Lugbara Luo Runyakitara
  18. 2018-02-08 Speaker Bio: Marilyn Laquiña Bernabe is an Instructor/faculty member at the Agricultural Engineering Department at Capiz State Univeristy, Burias Campus, Capiz Philippines. She finished her Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering and took her MA degree in Educational Management. She also...
  19. A Farmer's Primer on Growing Upland Rice is part of a global upland rice strategy to train extension workers and help farmers. Students and scientists will also find advice and guidelines for this own programs and projects in the book.
  20. AccessAgriculture Training Video Effective weed control can increase yields by more than 50%. As a farmer it is therefore worthwhile taking a closer look. In this video you can learn how to control weeds most effectively. Ateso Chichewa English French Kiswahili Luganda Lugbara Luo Runyakitara
  21. AccessAgriculture Training Video Small scale farmers can struggle to keep their soil healthy, and often resort to buying fertilisers to improve their yield, but with a bit of extra work to make compost, yield can be increased naturally and the soil improved year by year. To turn your rice straw...
  22. 1972-01-01 Rice is the most widely consumed and ecologically adaptable cereal on earth, and in the first part of the book Hanks provides us with a synthesizing account of its history, the nature of its cultivation, its adaptablility, and the social and energy requirements necessary for its production. The...
  23. 2019-03-05 Properly drying paddy rice can avoid huge losses. When your rice is not dried properly, you can lose crop to mold, pests, and other issues. Paddy drying is difficult, especially during rainy and cloudy days. This is why it is best to use a dryer for your crop. The BAU-STR is an efficient batch...
  24. The main objective of this publication on rice was to compile and collate information of practical value which plant pathologists and seed technologist could use in handling diseases both in the field and in the lboratory.
  25. Based chiefly on his own research results, the author deals with the maximizing of rice yields by creating "ideal rice plants" instead of improving soil conditions as done by other researchers.
  26. A variety of physical, chemical, and biological control methods have been suggested by various authors for each of these purposes.
  27. These papers summarized research efforts, described programs, identified problems with extension of rodent control technology, and outlined some new work, such as biological control, that may lead to more effective ways to reduce rice losses and the impact of rodents on community well-being.
  28. This manual is the first in a series planned by the Regional Project, designed to give detailed, practical advice on the various methodologies of organic recycling.
  29. This publication is the final output of a workshop help in the Phillippines. It was during this workshop that field tested and farmer-approved practices were compiled in a single publication and edited in a fully participatory manner. This publication is aimed at extension workers, farmers,...
  30. This handbook has been written as a guide to the construction of the rice dryer developed in the project. It is a translation from the original which was written in Thai and is based on experience gained in the field during the wet season of 1982.

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