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- Chauhan, Bhagirath S.; Mahajan, Gulshan; Sardana, Virender; Timsina, Jagadish; Jat, Mangi L.
- Advances in agronomy 2012 v.117 pp. 315-369
- food security, etc ; Oryza sativa; Triticum aestivum; agronomy; burning; climate change; crop production; cropping systems; cultivars; direct seeding; economic factors; farmers; farmers' attitudes; minimum tillage; nutrient use efficiency; profitability; rice; risk; soil degradation; soil quality; staple foods; straw; sustainable agriculture; weeds; wheat; India; Show all 26 Subjects
- ... Rice and wheat are the staple foods for almost the entire Asian population and therefore they occupy a premium position among all food commodities. The era of the Green Revolution started during the early 1970s with wheat and rice and since then the rice–wheat cropping system of the Indo-Gangetic Plains has played a significant role in the food security of the region. However, recent years have wi ...
- Jensen, Erik Steen; Peoples, Mark B.; Boddey, Robert M.; Gresshoff, Peter M.; Hauggaard-Nielsen, Henrik; J.R. Alves, Bruno; Morrison, Malcolm J.
- Agronomy for sustainable development 2012 v.32 no.2 pp. 329-364
- food security, etc ; agrochemicals; agroecosystems; agroforestry; anthropogenic activities; biodiesel; bioethanol; biogas; biomass; biorefining; byproducts; carbon; carbon dioxide; carbon sequestration; carbon sinks; climate change; cropping sequence; crops; denitrification; drugs; ecosystem services; energy; feedstocks; fertilizer rates; fertilizer requirements; food additives; food production; forage; fossil fuels; fossils; fresh produce; grain yield; grains; grasses; grasslands; greenhouse gas emissions; greenhouse gases; growing season; humans; land use change; legumes; manufacturing; nitrates; nitrogen; nitrogen content; nitrogen fertilizers; nitrous oxide; pastures; pathogens; pests; photosynthesis; plant breeding; plant protection; plant residues; raw materials; risk; roots; soil; soil bacteria; soil fertility; soil organic carbon; surfactants; symbiosis; water erosion; weed control; wind; Show all 66 Subjects
- ... Humans are currently confronted by many global challenges. These include achieving food security for a rapidly expanding population, lowering the risk of climate change by reducing the net release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere due to human activity, and meeting the increasing demand for energy in the face of dwindling reserves of fossil energy and uncertainties about future reliability o ...