Role of farmers in the improvement of crops: New species of paddy in Maramche
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Poudel, Chandra Kanta; Dil Bahadur, K.C.; Poudel, Sita. 2001. Role of farmers in the improvement of crops: New species of paddy in Maramche . In: An exchange of experiences from South and South East Asia: Proceedings of the international symposium on Participatory plant breeding and participatory plant genetic resources enhancement, Pokhara, Nepal, 1-5 May 2000 . Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), Participatory Research and Gender Analysis (PRGA), Program Coordination Office, Cali, CO. p. 419-423.
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This paper describes the agricultural situation in Maramche. Village learners have been participating with Ihe Local initiatives for Biodiversity Research and Development (LI-SIRD), testing improved varieties of paddy rice. Details of the qualities of the new varieties. Qualities preferred by Ihe farmers, and experiences with the participatory plant-breeding program are included.
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