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Cover for Coastal water resource use for higher productivity: participatory research for increasing cropping intensity in Bangladesh.

In Bangladesh, approximately 1 million ha of coastal saline soils have been monocropped with low-yielding, traditional rice varieties during the monsoon season from June to December. Most of these lands remain fallow in the dry season because of high soil salinity and the lack of good-quality...

Author(s)
Mondal, M. K.; Tuong, T. P.; Ritu, S. P.; Choudhury, M. H. K.; Chasi, A. M.; Majumder, P. K.; Islam, M. M.; Adhikary, S. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing diverse land uses in coastal Bangladesh: institutional approaches.

Land use in coastal Bangladesh is diverse, competitive and conflicting. Agriculture, shrimp farming, salt production, forestry, ship-breaking yards, ports, industry, settlements and wetlands are some of the uses. Land uses have gone through major changes. Land use in the 1950s had been mainly for...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Brackish-water shrimp cultivation threatens permanent damage to coastal agriculture in Bangladesh.

Over the past 20 years, brackish water shrimp cultivation in the coastal zone of Bangladesh has contributed increasingly to the national economy, but there is a lack of quantitative data on the effects of shrimp farming at the household and community levels. This chapter investigates the impact of...

Author(s)
Karim, M. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Water supply and demand for dry-season rice in the coastal polders of Bangladesh.

In Bangladesh, about 1.0 million ha of land, most of which remain fallow in the dry season, are affected by varying degrees of salinity. Studies show that utilization of river water is a feasible technology for dry-season rice (locally known as boro rice) cultivation, but reservoir volume limits...

Author(s)
Mondal, M. K.; Tuong, T. P.; Sharifullah, A. K. M.; Sattar, M. A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving the productivity of the rice-shrimp system in the south-west coastal region of Bangladesh.

The production of wet-season rice (mid-August to mid-December) followed by dry-season (mid-December to mid-August) shrimp (Penaeus monodon) is a common farming system in the south-western coastal region of Bangladesh. Experiments were conducted in the farmers' fields during the rice- and...

Author(s)
Alam, M. J.; Islam, M. L.; Saha, S. B.; Tuong, T. P.; Joffre, O.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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