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Sustainable agriculture in drought prone regions

Sustainable agriculture in drought prone regions

papers in honour of Prof. N. Narayana

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Published by Serials Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

Contributed articles in the Indian context.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[edited by] K. Dasaratharamaiah, M. Jayaraj.
ContributionsNarayana, N., Dasaratharamaiah, K., 1959-, Jayaraj, M., 1960-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 381 p. :
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21784619M
ISBN 109788183871020
LC Control Number2007342730
OCLC/WorldCa171616822

  In this paper, an attempt has been made to address challenges of increasing food production and improving rural livelihoods, while safeguarding critical water resources for sustainable use through adaptive measures for effective water management, particularly in drought-prone regions.   Call status: Closed Previous call: 19 July - 8 November The Sustainable Intensification Research Network (SIRN) partner search tool is now available for UK and African researchers.. Summary. We are pleased to announce a £10 million call for collaborative proposals to address research challenges relating to the sustainable intensification of agricultural .

In the face of rapidly advancing climate change, biodiversity loss, and water scarcity, it is clear that global agriculture must swiftly and decisively shift toward sustainability. Fortunately, farmers and researchers have developed a thoroughly studied pathway to this transition: agroecological farming systems that mimic natural ecosystems, creating tightly coupled cycles of energy, Cited by: 1.   Drought: Everything You Need to Know. What is considered a drought varies from region to region and is based largely on an area’s specific weather patterns. Agricultural drought.

  This water crisis poses a serious challenge to agriculture, with unmonitored water wastage causing a huge loss to farmers who face increased production cost and poverty in drought-prone areas.   Agricultural Practices, Its Impact On Biodiversity & Agricultural Drought 3. MEANING OF AGRICULTURE CONCEPT ‘Ager’ or ‘Agri’ (Latin) + ‘Cultura’ (Latin) = Agriculture Soil Cultivation Soil Cultivation Concept of- 1. Art 2. Science 3. Business 4. DEFINITION 1.


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