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Farooq, Muhammad

Innovations in Dryland Agriculture

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Dryland Farming: Concept, Origin and Brief History
Bob A. Stewart, Sushil Thapa

2. Research and Developmental Issues in Dryland Agriculture
Muhammad Farooq, Kadambot H. M. Siddique

Part II. Elements of Dryland Agriculture

3. Water Harvesting in Dry Environments
Attila Yazar, Akhtar Ali

4. Weed Management in Dryland Cropping Systems
Michael Walsh

5. Nutrient Management in Dryland Agriculture Systems
Ahmad Nawaz, Muhammad Farooq

6. Insect-Pests in Dryland Agriculture and their Integrated Management
Ahmad Nawaz, Muhammad Dildar Gogi, Muhammad Sufyan

7. Epidemiology and Management of Fungal Diseases in Dry Environments
Abdullah M. Al-Sadi

8. Integrated and Innovative Livestock Production in Drylands
Dominique Blache, Philip E. Vercoe, Graeme B. Martin, Dean K. Revell

Part III. Modeling and Crop Improvement for Dryland Agriculture

9. Modelling Dryland Agricultural Systems
Daniel Rodriguez, Peter Voil, B. Power

10. Breeding and Genetic Enhancement of Dryland Crops
Quahir Sohail, Hafsa Naheed, Reza Mohammadi

Part IV. Dryland Agriculture: Some Case Studies

11. Dryland Agriculture in Australia: Experiences and Innovations
Walter K. Anderson, David Stephens, Kadambot H. M. Siddique

12. Pastures in Australia’s Dryland Agriculture Regions
Ann Hamblin

13. Dryland Agriculture in South Asia: Experiences, Challenges and Opportunities
Cherukumalli Srinivasa Rao, K. A. Gopinath, C. A. Rama Rao, B. M. K. Raju, R. Rejani, G. Venkatesh, V. Visha Kumari

14. Integrated Dryland Agriculture Sustainable Management in Northwest China
Feng-Min Li, You-Cai Xiong, Xiao-Gang Li, Feng Zhang, Yu Guan

15. Dryland Agriculture in North America
Neil C. Hansen, Brett L. Allen, Saseendran Anapalli, Robert Blackshaw, Drew Lyon, Stephen Machado

16. Nurturing Agricultural Productivity and Resilience in Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa
Tilahun Amede, Admassu Tsegaye

Part V. Innovations in Dryland Agriculture

17. Soil Carbon Sequestration in Dryland Agriculture
Muhammad Shakeel Arshad, Muhammad Sanaullah, Muhammad Farooq

18. Application of Microbiology in Dryland Agriculture
Minakshi Grover, B. Venkateswarlu, S. Desai, K. A. Gopinath, Cherukumalli Srinivasa Rao

19. Salinity in Dryland Agricultural Systems: Challenges and Opportunities
D. J. McFarlane, R. J. George, E. G. Barrett-Lennard, M. Gilfedder

20. Supplemental Irrigation: A Promising Climate-resilience Practice for Sustainable Dryland Agriculture
Vinay Nangia, Theib Oweis

Keywords: Life Sciences, Agriculture, Climate Change, Plant Breeding/Biotechnology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319479286
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-47927-9

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