Promotion of cost-effective weed management practices for lowland rice in Bangladesh. Final Technical Report.
The purpose of the project was “Promotion of strategies to minimise impact of target pests in rice-based Land-Water interface cropping systems, for benefit of poor people”. Specifically the project was designed to scale-up the testing and promotion of practices evaluated by CPP project R7471 which had shown potential for reducing yield losses in rice due to weeds, overcoming labour constraints and increasing the productivity of and income from lowland rice. The objectives of the project were to validate and promote weed management practices which will lead to an increase in the productivity and stability of rice-based livelihoods among resource-poor farm households in Comilla Region (rice-rice) the High Barind Tract (rice-fallow or rice-rabi based systems).
Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK., 53 pp.