Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Crop Production

Edited by Aakash Goyal

Palm Gardens Inc. Canada


Muhammad Asif

University of Alberta, Canada

Humans are depended on crops for food, fibber and more recently for fuel. Demands for crop production in rising because of increasing population, change in food habits and biofuel consumption. The book focus on challenges, progress and prospects of crop production. It comprises of vast array of topics including latest agronomics practices for different crops to enhance productivity, mitigate the challenges imposed by climate change, improve water use efficiency, factors controlling dormancy, optimum use of fertilizers etc. This volume will serve as an excellent resource for students and researchers interested and working in the area of sustainable crop production.

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Crop ProductionEdited by Aakash Goyal

Published: July 3rd 2013

DOI: 10.5772/46177

ISBN: 978-953-51-1174-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5383-2

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

26663 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

13 Web of Science Citations

22 Dimensions Citations


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1. Evaluation of Pigeonpea Germplasm for Important Agronomic Traits in Southern Africa

By E. T. Gwata and H. Shimelis


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2. Development of an Environmentally Advanced Basin Model in Asia

By Kazuo Oki, Keigo Noda, Koshi Yoshida, Issaku Azechi, Masayasu Maki, Koki Homma, Chiharu Hongo and Hiroaki Shirakawa


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3. Irrigation of Sandy Soils, Basics and Scheduling

By Mohamed S. Alhammadi and Ali M. Al-Shrouf


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4. Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Dormancy and Germination in Barley

By Santosh Kumar, Arvind H. Hirani, Muhammad Asif and Aakash Goyal


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5. Nutritional Management of Cereals Cropped Under Irrigation Conditions

By Juan Hirzel and Pablo Undurraga


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6. Evaluation of the Agronomic Performance of Vernonia (Vernonia galamensis) Germplasm

By H. Shimelis and E.T. Gwata


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7. Effects of Different Tillage Methods, Nitrogen Fertilizer and Stubble Mulching on Soil Carbon, Emission of CO2, N2O and Future Strategies

By Sikander Khan Tanveer, Xiaoxia Wen, Muhammad Asif and Yuncheg Liao


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8. Major Insects of Wheat: Biology and Mitigation Strategies

By Atif Kamran, Muhammad Asif, Syed Bilal Hussain, Mukhtar Ahmad and Arvind Hirani


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