Growing food crops in dryland conditions
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CTA. 1999. Growing food crops in dryland conditions. Spore 83. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Permanent link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10568/46523
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Food Crops and Drought. J Ashley. CTA -Macmillan copublication. 1999. 143 pp. ISBN 0 333 59831 8.CTA number 932. 10 credit points.
Recently published in The Tropical Agriculturalist series, this manual by John Ashley explains the effect of drought on crops and the mechanisms of drought tolerance in food crops such as sorghum, maize, cowpea, and cassava. It also explores genetic improvements and farming practices that can increase productivity in the semiarid tropics, thereby suggesting future strategies and priorities for research. Food Crops and Drought. J Ashley. CTA -Macmillan copublication. 1999. 143 pp. ISBN 0 333 59831 8.CTA number 932. 10 credit points.