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Title Rainfed agriculture : unlocking the potential / edited by Suhas P. Wani, Johan Rockström and Theib Oweis
Published Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 310 pages)
4 3/4 in
Series Comprehensive assessment of water management in agriculture series ; v. 7
Comprehensive assessment of water management in agriculture series ; 7
Contents Rainfed agriculture -- past trends and future prospects / S.P. Wani [and others] -- Zooming in on the global hotspots of rainfed agriculture in water-constrained environments / J. Rockström, L. Karlberg -- Water resource implications of upgrading rainfed agriculture -- focus on green and blue water trade-offs / L. Karlberg, J. Rockström, M. Falkenmark -- Tectonics -- climate-linked natural soil degradation and its impact in rainfed agriculture: Indian experience / D.K. Pal [and others] -- Determinants of crop growth and yield in a changing climate / P.K. Aggarwal -- Yield gap analysis: modelling of achievable yields at farm level / P. Singh [and others] -- Can rainfed agriculture feed the world? An assessment of potentials and risk / C. de Fraiture, L. Karlberg, J. Rockström -- Opportunities for improving crop water productivity through genetic enhancement of dryland crops / C.L.L. Gowda -- Water harvesting for improved rainfed agriculture in the dry environments / T. Oweis, A. Hachum -- Supplemental irrigation for improved rainfed agriculture in WANA region / T. Oweis, A. Hachum -- Opportunities for water harvesting and supplemental irrigation for improving rainfed agriculture in semi-arid areas / P. Pathak [and others] -- Integrated farm management practices and upscaling the impact for increased productivity of rainfed systems / T.K. Sreedevi, S.P. Wani -- Challenges of adoption and adaptation of land and water management options in smallholder agriculture: synthesis of lessons and experiences / B. Shiferaw, J. Okello, V. Ratna Reddy -- Scaling-out community watershed management for multiple benefits in rainfed areas / P.K. Joshi [and others]
Summary This book, which contains 14 chapters, covers all aspects of rainfed agriculture, starting with its potential, current status, rainwater harvesting and supplementary irrigation, to policies, approaches, institutions for upscaling, and impacts of integrated water management programmes in rainfed areas
Notes "In association with ICRISAT and International Water Management Institute."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dry farming -- Africa.
Dry farming -- Asia.
Water in agriculture -- Africa.
Water in agriculture -- Asia.
Watershed management -- Africa.
Watershed management -- Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Oweis, Theib Yousef.
Rockström, Johan.
Wani, S. P. (Suhas Pralhad), 1952-
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.
International Water Management Institute.
LC no. 2008031275
ISBN 1845934385 (ebook)
9781845934385 (ebook)