Organic Paddy cultivation with special focus on System of Rice Intensification (SRI)


This book explains the organic paddy cultivation methods in general and System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in specific as a effective way to reduced the external inputs, especially the seed required per acre. It detailed the principles of SRI like wider space between plants, planting younger and single seedling, alternate wetting and drying of paddy field, weed management through using cono weeder etc., and its advantages like inducing more tillers in one plant, reducing the lodging effects and more crop yield with less amount of seed per acre.

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Title: Organic Paddy cultivation with special focus on System of Rice Intensification (SRI)
Authors: A. Kadhar Ibrahim
Tags: agriculture
System of Rice Intensification
Date: 19-Dec-2007
Publisher: Kudumbam
URI: http://library.ipamglobal.org/jspui/handle/ipamlibrary/905
Category Type: Books
Appears in Sub-Collections:Sustainable agriculture







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