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Yadvinder-Singh
Punjab Agricultural University
134Publications
27H-index
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#1Rituparna Saikia (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)
#2Sandeep Sharma (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)H-Index: 5
Last.Yadvinder-Singh (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)H-Index: 27
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#1Rituparna Saikia (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)
#2Sandeep Sharma (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)H-Index: 5
Last.Yadvinder-SinghH-Index: 27
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Abstract Soil quality degradation in the last four decades is threatening the sustainability of puddled transplanted rice ( Oryza sativa L.) – wheat ( Triticum aestivum L.) (RW) system in north-western region of India. Hence comprehensive information on the influence of soil and crop management practices in intensive and nutrient exhausting RW system on soil quality is urgently needed. The present study evaluated the effects of crop residues, green manure and tillage on the changes in soil bioch...
#1O.S. Sandhu (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)
#2Ritu Gupta (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)H-Index: 2
Last.Yadvinder-Singh (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)H-Index: 27
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Abstract The traditional flood irrigation system has led to overexploitation of ground water and low nitrogen (N) use efficiency. In north-western India, maize-based systems with lower irrigation requirement are being advocated as an alternate to rice-based systems to address the issues of declining water table. Bed planting of crops, straw mulching and drip irrigation are known to save precious irrigation water, and improve N use efficiency and grain yields. To this effect a two-year field expe...
#1H.S. Sidhu (CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)H-Index: 4
#2M.L. Jat (CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)H-Index: 23
Last.Bruno Gérard (CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)H-Index: 21
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Abstract The future of the South Asia’s rice-wheat (RW) production system is at stake due to continuously depleting aquifers and increasing pressure on underground water under projected climate change scenario. Conventional management factors such as flood irrigation, intensive tillage and residue burning are threatening sustainability of RW system. With increasing adoption of conservation agriculture (CA), sub-surface drip fertigation (SSDF) provides an exceptional opportunity for complementing...
#1H. S. ThindH-Index: 13
#2Sandeep SharmaH-Index: 15
Last.H.S. SidhuH-Index: 4
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The rice–wheat system (RWS) practiced in northwestern parts of the Indo-Gangetic plains of India is highly productive, but conventional practices are resource (water, labour and energy) and cost intensive. A 4-year field study evaluated the effects of green manure (GM), crop residue and tillage on crop yields, economic profitability and soil fertility in a RWS. Four main plot treatments in rice included combinations of wheat stubble and Sesbania aculeata GM management: (1) puddled transplanted r...
#1Sandeep Sharma (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)H-Index: 5
#2Monika Vashisht (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)
Last.H. S. Thind (PAU: Punjab Agricultural University)H-Index: 13
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Decline in soil organic carbon (SOC) due to intensive tillage and removal or burning of crop residues is considered a major threat to maintaining soil quality and meeting future challenges of food production at national and global scales. Adoption of conservation-agriculture practices (no till and residue retention) is necessary to promote soil structural stability and increases in SOC content and enzyme activities. We evaluated the impact of tillage and residue-management practices on yield, so...
#1Vinod K. Singh (IARI: Indian Agricultural Research Institute)H-Index: 1
#2B. S. Dwivedi (IARI: Indian Agricultural Research Institute)H-Index: 14
Last.M.L. Jat (CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)H-Index: 23
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Abstract The rice-maize cropping system (RMS) is an emerging option for diversification of the prevalent rice-wheat system (RWS) in South Asia. Studies underlined the significance of adequate potassium (K) nutrition for sustainable intensification of the RMS. Although studies on combined effects of tillage, residue retention, and nutrient management on crop yields and nutrient use efficiency for the RWS are plenty, such studies are scarce for the RMS. We, therefore, conducted a 5-year field stud...
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