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Methods of measuring sustainability through farmer monitoring: Application to the rice-wheat cropping pattern in South Asia

By: Proceedings of the Workshop Kathmandu (Nepal) 6-9 May 1992.
Contributor(s): Cassaday, K.A [ed.] | Harrington, L.W [ed.] | Hobbs, P.R [ed.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Manila (Philippines) : CIMMYT|IRRI|NARC, 1993Description: vi, 111 pages.ISBN: 968-6127-84-4.Subject(s): Asia | Cropping systems | Intercropping | Measurement | Monitoring | Production possibilities | Rice | Wheat AGROVOCDDC classification: 631.582 Summary: This proceedings presents information on methods of measuring sustainability through farmer monitoring and their application to studies of the rice-wheat cropping pattern in South Asia. The first section of the proceedings describes concepts of "sustainability" and various methods for its measurement, especially the advantages and disadvantages of farmer monitoring compared to long-term trials. The second section summarizes the discussion of issues associated with the efficient planning and implementation of farmer monitoring: the selection of variables for monitoring; issues in sampling and measurement; frequency of monitoring activities; implementingCollection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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This proceedings presents information on methods of measuring sustainability through farmer monitoring and their application to studies of the rice-wheat cropping pattern in South Asia. The first section of the proceedings describes concepts of "sustainability" and various methods for its measurement, especially the advantages and disadvantages of farmer monitoring compared to long-term trials. The second section summarizes the discussion of issues associated with the efficient planning and implementation of farmer monitoring: the selection of variables for monitoring; issues in sampling and measurement; frequency of monitoring activities; implementing

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