Nutrient and Water Management Strategies for Sustainable Crop Production in the SAT

Wani, S P and Pathak, P and Singh, P and Algarswamy, G (1999) Nutrient and Water Management Strategies for Sustainable Crop Production in the SAT. In: Modern Approaches and Innovations in Soil Management. Rastogi Publications, Meerut, 09-31. ISBN 978-8171332908

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Abstract

The current population in India is around 900 million and it continues to grow at an annual rate of 2.14%. By the year 2000 AD, population is expected to cross one billion mark. Feeding this burgeoning population would require 230-240 million tonnes of cereals and pulses and about 26 million tonnes of oil seeds. This demand requires an increase of food production from the present 176 million tonnes...

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: RP-Resilient Dryland Systems
CRPS: CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sustainable Crop Production; Soil; Water; Water Management; Food Production; Semi Arid Tropics; Dry Semi arid tropics
Subjects: Others > Soil Science
Others > Watershed management
Others > Food and Nutrition
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2015 09:03
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2015 09:03
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/8975
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