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Cover for Impact of introduction of modern varieties on crop diversity.

This chapter reviews the impact of modern varieties on crop diversity through three detailed case studies on rice: (i) cultivar replacement in high-altitude rice in Nepal; (ii) cultivar replacement in upland rice in eastern India; and (iii) client-oriented breeding in low-altitude areas of Nepal....

Author(s)
Witcombe, J. R.; Joshi, K. D.; Virk, D. S.; Sthapit, B. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937614)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Participatory plant breeding in 10 rice in Nepal.

We describe here work over many years both in high-altitude villages of Nepal and in the lowland area of the Nepal terai on participatory crop improvement in rice. We focus on the interactions of farmers and scientists and the contributions each partner makes in participatory research. This has...

Author(s)
Joshi, K. D.; Sthapit, B.; Subedi, M.; Witcombe, J. R.
ISBN
2002 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995854)
Type
Book chapter