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Cover for Advances in sweetpotato breeding from 1992 to 2012.

Sweetpotato, with a global annual planting area of approximately 9 million ha, is the second most important tropical root crop. It is widely adapted, being grown in more than 110 countries. Early maturing varieties grow in 3-4 months. It is hardy and has multiple uses. Both roots and foliage are...

Author(s)
Grüneberg, W. J.; Ma, D.; Mwanga, R. O. M.; Carey, E. E.; Huamani, K.; Diaz, F.; Eyzaguirre, R.; Guaf, E.; Jusuf, M.; Karuniawan, A.; Tjintokohadi, K.; Song, Y. S.; Anil, S. R.; Hossain, M.; Rahaman, E.; Attaluri, S. I.; Somé, K.; Afuape, S. O.; Adofo, K.; Lukonge, E.; Karanja, L.; Ndirigwe, J.; Ssemakula, G.; Agili, S.; Randrianaivoarivony, J. M.; Chiona, M. (et al)
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dynamics of livelihoods and resource use strategies in different ecosystems of the coastal zones of Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam.

The coastal areas in Bac Lieu Province of the Mekong Delta have undergone rapid changes in environmental and socio-economic conditions since the early 1990s when a saltwater control project was established to promote food crop production in the traditional rice-saltwater-based farming areas. A...

Author(s)
Khiem, N. T.; Hossain, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Assessing the impact of small-scale coastal embankments: a case study of an LGED polder in Bangladesh.

Shrimp farming has proved to be a highly profitable agricultural activity compared to rice farming in coastal areas with brackish water. It is, however, widely perceived that shrimp farming has negative effects on socioeconomic equity, food security and the environment. In response to the negative...

Author(s)
Chowdhury, A. K. M.; Jenkins, S. A. M.; Hossain, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farmers' assessment of resource management and farm-level technological interventions in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

Bac Lieu, a coastal province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, faced rapid changes in environmental and socio-economic conditions in the early 1990s when the government started investing in the construction of a series of coastal embankments and sluices along the coast. The purpose of these...

Author(s)
Can, N. D.; Khiem, N. T.; Hossain, M.; Tuong, T. P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International research and genetic improvement in rice: evidence from Asia and Latin America.

This chapter assesses the contributions of international research centres to rice productivity gains in developing countries of Asia and latin America, focusing specifically on 12 countries in South and Southeast Asia (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the...

Author(s)
Hossain, M.; Gollin, D.; Cabanilla, V.; Cabrera, E.; Johnson, N.; Khush, G. S.; McLaren, G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Livelihood systems and dynamics of poverty in a coastal province of Vietnam.

It is well recognized in the development literature that movement in and out of poverty is caused by several demographic, economic and natural factors that are within and outside the control of the household. This chapter uses primary data collected from a sample survey of 911 households to...

Author(s)
Hossain, M.; Ut, T. T.; Bose, M. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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