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Developing and transferring new crop technologies

Brian C. D. D"Silva

Developing and transferring new crop technologies

modifying farming systems in northern Nigeria

by Brian C. D. D"Silva

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Published by Africa and Middle East Branch, International Economics Division, Economic Research Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farm mechanization -- Nigeria.,
  • Farm management -- Nigeria.,
  • Field crops -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian C.D. D"Silva and A. Tunde Obilana.
    SeriesIED staff report, Staff report -- AGES 810914., ERS staff report -- no. AGES 810914. 810914.
    ContributionsObilana, A. Tunde., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Africa and Middle East Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 leaves ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17552982M

    Precision Agriculture Technology for Crop Farming focuses on the technology of site-specific crop management; detailing applications for sensing, data handling, modeling, and control. Written by experts who have contributed significantly to the development of precision agriculture technology, this book reviews its history—establishing. Research and Development-Developing new technologies and bringing them into practical use. Researches are being carried out on technologies involving husbandry of animals, production and utilization of forage crop, pasturage and processing and utilization of animal excrements. Fattening experiment. Robot milker.   New Materials (Insect Repellent) + NOVEL NYLANDERIA FULVA VIRUS. At least one novel virus capable of infecting crazy ants (Nylanderia fulva), along with polynucleotide sequences and amino acid sequences of the virus. The virus is capable of be used as a biopesticide to control populations of crazy ants. New Materials.   Ideally, food production technology needs to mazimize yields per area, while it minimizes the inputs and the environmental footprint of doing so. If past trends are any indication, we are on a good trend. Food production in the U.S. increased 50 percent in the past 30 years, while using slightly less land. However, future improvements cannot be.


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