Fifty years of dryland agricultural research in India
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Published by Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture in Hyderabad .
Written in English


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Statementeditors H.P. Singh, et al
The Physical Object
Pagination632 p.
Number of Pages632
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Open LibraryOL25068542M
LC Control Number2011350424

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All-India Coordinated Research Project for Dryland Agriculture was established, and the research emphasis shifted to a multidisciplinary approach to tackle the problems. Similar efforts were initiated at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics at Hyderabad in File Size: 73KB. In: R.P. Singh and V. Bala Subramanian (eds.), Dryland Agricultural Research in India: Thrust in the Eighties. All India Co-ordinated Research Project for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad, India, pp. 78–Cited by: Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Natural Resource Management Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Hyderabad , India. p. In Fifty Years of Dryland Agricultural Research in India (Eds. H.P. Singh, Y.S. Ramakrishna, K.L. Sharma and B. Venkateswarlu) Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Santoshnagar.

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