Due to the interactive nature of these issues, this book is compiled of articles on natural resource management, as well as the socio-economic aspects of GHG mitigation.
Author: Reiner Wassmann
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Category: Technology & Engineering
Production from tropical agricultural systems will need to increase to satisfy the rising food demand of an increasing population coupled with changes in consumption patterns. At the same time, the agricultural sector is a significant source of greenhouse gases (GHG) in many developing countries, which can be attributed mainly to land-use change and methane emissions from rice and livestock. But how can we reconcile less GHG emissions from tropical agricultural systems while increasing productivity? Due to the interactive nature of these issues, this book is compiled of articles on natural resource management, as well as the socio-economic aspects of GHG mitigation. The scope of mitigation options in tropical agriculture is discussed for three different activities: (a) agroforestry; (b) rice-based production systems; (c) pasture/animal husbandry. Agronomic solutions alone will not be sufficient, as the institutional and economic frameworks within which farmers operate dictate whether a recommended agronomic management practice is acceptable. The prevention of deforestation, and the re-forestation of degraded land, could become key elements to national climate protection programs of some developing countries. Alternative management practices in rice-based and pasture systems may offer win-win options to reduce emissions and improve resource-use efficiencies.
Author: African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation. Conference
Biological nitrogen fixation in tropical agrosystems: twenty years of biological nitrogen fixation research in Africa; Sustainable agriculture: definition and measurement; Biological nitrogen fixation systems in tropical ecosystems: an overview; A protocol for screening legumes as soil-improving crops; The sustenance of tropical agriculture with multipurpose azolla; Facteurs pedoclimatiques limitant la lixation biologique l'azole; Response of some tropical nitrogen-fixing woody legumes to drought and inoculation with mycorrhiza; Improvement to the Phaseolus/Rhizobium symbiosis, with particular reference to the Caribbean region; Effect of pest management systems on biological nitrogen fixation; Agronomic evaluation of a rock phosphate as a phosphorus source for Leucaena leucocephala grown on an utisol; Nodulation of soybean grown under field conditions and inoculated with Bradyrhizobium japonicum strains; Effect of fertilization and Rhizobium inoculation on the growth of Leucaena and Gliricidia on an alfisol in south-western Nigeria; Early growth and nodulation in Leucaena and Gliricidia and the effects or pruning on biomass productivity; Comparative stude on the growth and productivity of Sesbania and Leucaena in the Central Plateau region, Rwanda; Supernoculation and non-nodulation mutants of soybean; Genetically improved rhizobia and their use in agriculture; Sustainability of nitrogen-fixing cropping systems: Nodulation and nitrogen fixation and transfer in a cowpea/rice cropping system; The role of legumes in sustaiing soil productivity and controlling soil erosion; Fitting soil-improving legumes into inland valley rice-baes cropping systems in West Africa; Herbage yield and soil fertility restoration potential of some tropical forage legumes.
... L. Coyne , International Institute of Tropical Agriculture ( IITA ) , Ibadan , Nigeria
, clo Lambourn & Co. , Carolyn House ... Katholieke Universiteit Leuven ,
Laboratory of Tropical Crop Improvement , Kasteelpark Arenberg 13 , 3001
Author: Michel Luc
This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture. It covers the major food and cash crops including; rice, cereals, solanum and sweet potatoes and other root and tuber crops, food legumes, vegetables, peanut, citrus, tree and fruit crops, coconut and other palms, coffee, cocoa, tea, bananas, sugarcane, tobacco, pineapple, cotton, other tropical fibres, spices, condiments and medicinal plants. It provides practical guidance on methods of extraction, processing and diagnosing of different plant and soil nematodes and on integrated pestmanagement.
TROPCAL AGRICULTURE The Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture (Imperial
College of Tropical Agriculture), The University of The West Indies Editor-in-Chief
Professor F.A. Gumbs, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, UWI, St. Augustine, ...
However, the agriculture in hilly areas in Indonesia is faced with both effects of
tropical climate and of rough relief. Those effects lead to increase the number of
land degradation problem in tropical agriculture. Tropical agriculture provides ...
Author: Alim Isnansetyo
Category: Technology & Engineering
The proceeding of tropical agriculture is a proceeding of papers presented at the International Conference on Tropical Agriculture. Sustainability of agriculture production system is an important issue in the world, which includes all aspects of sustainable criteria, such as technical, socio-economic, and ecological aspects. This book covers sustainable tropical agriculture, sustainable tropical fisheries, sustainable tropical animal production, sustainable tropical forestry, tropical animal health, and Innovative and Emerging Food Technology and Management. The most common, challenging issues in plant, animal and fisheries production in the tropics are climate change, inefficiency production system, low technological innovation, decreasing environment quality, and the outbreak risk of pest and diseases. These issues are closely linked to the socio-economic condition of farmers as small-scale farms are dominant in this area. In addition, post-harvest technology is crucial to maintaining the high quality of products after on farm production. This volume provides the recent research and development on tropical agriculture production systems for plant, terrestrial animal and aquatic animal to establish sustainable agriculture production in the tropics.
Author: Anggoro Cahyo SukartikoPublish On: 2018-12-04
The 2nd International Conference on Tropical Agriculture (ICTA 2017) is a series
of a conference organized by Badan Penerbit dan Publikasi Universitas Gadjah
Mada. The conference was held on 26–27 October 2017 in Yogyakarta, one of ...
Author: Anggoro Cahyo Sukartiko
Category: Technology & Engineering
This book covers the sustainable tropical agriculture, sustainable tropical animal production and health, sustainable tropical forestry, socio-economic dimension in tropical agriculture and innovative and emerging food technology and management as chapters in this book. The common challenging problems in plant, animal, and fisheries production in the tropic are climate change, inefficiency production system, low technological innovation, decreasing environment quality, and the outbreak risk of pest and diseases.
It is essential for all those who are involved in agricultural development to
acknowledge these trends and to promote ... The first is to summarize the major
environmental concerns related to tropical agriculture, which include various
forms of ...
In the Vanguard of Sub-Saharan Agricultural Development Jack Reeves,
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. About IITA The International Institute
of Tropical Agriculture ( IITA ) is an international agricultural research center in
Author: Jack Reeves
Category: Sustainable agriculture
Maize production; Cassava production; Yam flowering achieved to produce seeds; Cowpea production tripled worldwide; Soybean: becoming a major food in West Africa; Plantain banana.
Author: International Institute of Tropical AgriculturePublish On: 1990
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. IITA also made important progress in
other areas during 1994 toward the goal it shares with its partners in sub -
Saharan Africa — to improve the nutrition and well - being of low - income people
Author: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Redirecting Agriculture – Going Multifunctional 10 Tugged at and battered by
both sides of this ideological scrap [low-input ... Living with the Trees of Life:
Towards the Transformation of Tropical Agriculture (Roger Leakey) 141 unpaid
Author: Roger R. B. Leakey
This book analyses and presents case studies on how agroforestry offers innovative and compelling pathways towards food security, human well-being and environmental sustainability. The book underlines how modern science and improved varieties of trees allied to centuries-old knowledge can provide a new set of marketable products of special importance to poor and marginalized people in the tropics and sub-tropics, while simultaneously rehabilitating degraded land and restoring soil fertility.
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