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Research on the Resources Management and Risk Efficiency for Crop Rotation Systems in Sudan Gezira Scheme

Risk is an important factor in crop rotation systems and cropping system management studies. The study uses stochastic simulation techniques and Stochastic Efficiency with Respect to Function (SERF) to evaluate five crop rotations risk-efficiency and economic sustainability in Sudan Gezira Scheme. Price and yield risk for five crops were simulated to calculate whole-scheme net return.…
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Experiment on the Genetic Variation and Path Coefficient Analysis of Introgressed Maize Inbred Lines for Economic Traits

Aims: To evaluate introgressed maize inbred lines and respective donor inbred lines for selected economic traits and adaptability. Study Design: Field evaluation was carried out in this study. Place and Duration of Study: The experimental material comprised 123 inbred lines: 76 introgressed inbred lines that combined temperate and tropical germplasm. These inbred lines were selected…
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Emphasizing the Tunisian Experience in Olive Production and Marketing and How to benefit from it in the Egyptian Case

Egypt has a comparative advantage in the production olive crop, which generates a distinct economic return, whether marketed locally or exported; Egypt occupies the 10th place in the global ranking of the countries producing less than 1% of Global production of olive oil. In order to achieve a qualitative leap in the production and marketing…
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Organic Farming from Farmers Point of View: A Case Study in Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh

The main purpose of the study was to evaluate farmers socio-economic status, attitude and relationship among them towards organic farming. A simple random sampling technique was used to select 40 respondents. Attitude of respondents toward organic farming was measured with twenty statements using five point likert type scales. To explore the relationship between the concerned…
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Assessment of the Capability of Poultry Association of Nigeria for Extension Services Delivery to Poultry Farmers in Kwara State, Nigeria

Poultry farming in Nigeria creates business opportunity for entrepreneurs and provides employment. The small scale poultry producers are responsible for the bulk of poultry production in Nigeria. The findings revealed that 63.7% of the respondents were males within the age bracket of 40-50 years and were literate. Extension services delivery to poultry farmers by Kwara…
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Research on Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Decomposition in Fecal Manure of Cattle Fed Browse/Maize Silages

Soil organic carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) decomposition in fecal manure of cattle fed browses of Calliandra (Calliandra calothyrsus), Gliricidia (Gliricidia sepium) and Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) browse/maize silage mixtures and maize (Zea mays) silage alone when applied to the soil were investigated in a pot experiment in comparison to the corresponding silages fed. Maize silage…
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Watermelon Production in Jharkhand: Farmers Multipling Income

Irrespective of land condition of river bed types required for cultivation of watermelon, farmers of Jharkhand are doing their best for watermelon production after harvesting of paddy to multiply income in summer season. The research & extension efforts have been tried to increase income level of farmers by providing market led extension activity through early…
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NPK Fertilization on Red Ginger Alpinia purpurata (Vieillard) K. Schumann: Effect on Yield and Nutrimental Content of Plants

Fertilization is essential for the successful cultivation of Red Ginger, Alpinia purpurata (Vieillard) K. Schumann, since this species produces flowers throughout the year. However, there are no specific rules for fertilizing this tropical cut flower. The aim of the research was to evaluate the effect of NPK fertilization on Red Ginger yield and nutrient content…
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Critical Study on Characteristics of the Gadoudhé Course Vegetation in the Rural Area of Fabidji (Niger)

This study on the characteristics of the vegetation (herbaceous and woody) GadoudhĂ© course was conducted in the rural area of Fabidji (Niger). Within 126 plots that have been set through 4 transects. Aligned quadrat points method allowed taking an inventory of the herbaceous. The herbaceous biomass was evaluated by the method of the full harvest.…
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Production, Yield and Quality of Alpinia purpurata (Vieillard) K. Schumann in Tabasco, Mexico

There is a lack of basic information about tropical cut flower production systems in Latin America. To know basic aspects of quality, yield and production of Ginger (Alpinia purpurata) is necessary to plan its management along its productive chain (production, harvest, postharvest, packing, transport and distribution processes). In this chapter we are reporting the Red…
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