1. Married as a child bride to a tenant farmer she had never met, Rukmani works side by side in the field with her husband to wrest a living from a land ravaged by droughts, monsoons, and insects. With remarkable fortitude and courage, she meets changing times and fights poverty and disaster.
  2. This Research Bulletin summarizes conclusions that can be drawn from 7 years of soil and water management research in the Farming Systems Program of ICRISAT, as well as selected conclusions from our other progrmas and subprograms. It clearly states findings that need to be evaluated on farmers'...
  3. The entire range of seed marketing activities is addressed in this book. Methodologies for researching the market are reviewed and approaches to forecasting demand, both commercial demand at the level of the indidiual company and total national demand, are considered. Ways of best organizing a...
  4. A variety of solutions have entered the market in recent years, which provide low-income households and workshops or small factories with a simple cooling solution that can be installed in a wall or window, basically providing them with a natural ‘air-conditioning’ system with no or low energy...
  5. The Handbook of Manures and Fertilizers is an attempt to disseminate information to the farmers. It contains useful information on the ways of increasing manurial resources, the different kinds of manures and fertilizers, their composition, their role in the nutrition of crops, methods and time...
  6. This volume contains authentic information on all aspects of keepeeping in a consise and popular style. It is intended to serve as a handy reference and guide-book for students of agriculture, extension workers and all those who are interested in beekeeping either as a hobby or as a profession.
  7. Abstract, Researchgate, 2019 Biodiversity and agriculture are strongly interrelated to each other, the conservation of plant and animal genetic resources plays a crucial role in India’s food, nutritional and livelihood security. India is considered to be a centre of origin of rice, brinjal,...
  8. Forests support livestock population by providing green dry fodder and grazing facilities. The fodder production has to be enhanced with the introduction of multipurpose trees and high yielding grasses. I hope this compilation will be of immense help for the graziers, farmers, foresters and other...
  9. This handbook presents a wealth of information on the theory and practice of animal husbandry in clear and precise terms. It attempts to show a broad panoramic picture of the many problems facing the animal husbandry workers and is intended to meet the practical requirements of students,...
  10. Abstract, Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018 The burgeoning population of the developing countries, climate change and shrinking resources are putting pressure on the food security. Thus it implies that in future we not only have to produce more but also do smart agriculture for...