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Opportunities for crop intensification in rice fallows:How farmers in Warangal district grew a second crop with residual moisture 

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Resource ID

17480

Access

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Crop improvement, Natural resource management, Soil and nutrient management

Crops

Grain legumes, Chickpea

Systems

Farming Systems

Locations

Asia, India, Telangana

Global Date

05 Jul 19

Title

Opportunities for crop intensification in rice fallows:How farmers in Warangal district grew a second crop with residual moisture

Keywords

Crop storage, Smallholder farmers, Soil moisture, TIGR2ESS, Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE)

Language

English

ICRISAT Research Programs

ICRISAT Development Center

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Asia Program

Story Partners

University of Cambridge and Centers for International Projects Trust

Author/Key contact

Dr Kaushal Kishor Garg

Story Source

ICRISAT Happenings 1809-1, 05 July 2019

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.icrisat.org/opportunities-for-crop-intensification-in-rice-fallows/

Description

Cultivation of early-maturing chickpea in rice fallows which hold sufficient post-monsoon soil moisture has led to better resource utilization and a boost in farm incomes in Warangal, Telangana, India. paddy (rice) is grown widely with irrigation from tanks in the rainy season. Katakshapur in Warangal district is one of the tanks selected under the TIGR2ESS project to study sustainable crop intensification in dryland systems.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

05 Jul 19

CGIAR Research Program

Water Land and Ecosystems

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