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Cover for Analysing scientific strength and varietal generation, adoption and turnover in Peninsular India: the case of sorghum, pearl millet, chickpea, pigeonpea and groundnut.

This chapter focuses on the assessment of the effectiveness of the crop improvement of sorghum, pearl millet, chickpea, pigeon pea and groundnut in India from the perspectives of inputs (scientific capacity of national programmes), outputs (released cultivars and hybrids) and outcomes (aggregate...

Author(s)
Charyulu, D. K.; Bantilan, M. C. S.; Laxmi, A. R.; Moses, D. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of genetic improvement in sorghum.

This chapter discusses the impacts of sorghum genetic enhancement research on sorghum yield, cost of production and genetic diversity, featuring the catalytic role of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in a research environment characterized by strong national...

Author(s)
Deb, U. K.; Bantilan, M. C. S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of genetic enhancement in pearl millet.

This chapter documents the benefits from pearl millet genetic enhancement research conducted by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in partnership with national agricultural research systems (NARS). ICRISAT-NARS research efforts and the resultant impacts...

Author(s)
Bantilan, M. C. S.; Deb, U. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of genetic improvement in groundnut.

This chapter describes the impact of groundnut genetic enhancement research conducted by ICRISAT in partnership with the national agricultural research systems in Asia and Africa on variety release, yield gain, and reduction in production cost.

Author(s)
Bantilan, M. C. S.; Deb, U. K.; Nigam, S. N.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing economic and environmental impacts of NRM technologies: an empirical application using the economic surplus approach.

This chapter addresses methodological and empirical complexities in assessing the economic and environmental impacts of crop and resource management research through a case study of groundnut production technology (GNPT) in central India. The GNPT package is described. Data was collected from 355...

Author(s)
Bantilan, M. C. S.; Anupama, K. V.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter