Animal traction in improved farming systems for the semiarid tropics: the ICRISAT experience from India and West Africa uri icon


  • In the semi arid tropics (SAT), power availability is an important constraint to crop production.Limited available power coupled with the seasonal nature of crop production can lead to severe labourbottlenecks. Uncertain rainfall and high evaporate demand dictate the timing of cultural operations.The capability for timely weeding is considered to be the principal factor limiting the area cultivated

publication date

  • 1986