Animal traction in improved farming systems for the semiarid tropics: the ICRISAT experience from India and West Africa

Bansal, R K and Klaij, M C and Serafini, P G (1986) Animal traction in improved farming systems for the semiarid tropics: the ICRISAT experience from India and West Africa. In: Animal power in farming systems. Proceedings of networkshop.

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Abstract

In the semi arid tropics (SAT), power availability is an important constraint to crop production. Limited available power coupled with the seasonal nature of crop production can lead to severe labour bottlenecks. Uncertain rainfall and high evaporate demand dictate the timing of cultural operations. The capability for timely weeding is considered to be the principal factor limiting the area cultivated...

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Animal traction, Farming systems, Semi-arid tropics, India, West Africa, Improved technologies
Subjects: Others > Agriculture
Others > Farming Systems
Others > India
Others > West Africa
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2017 08:50
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2017 08:55
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/10051
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