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A History of Farming Systems Research (Cabi Publishing) by M.P. Collinson

By M.P. Collinson

Farming platforms examine (FSR) can be outlined as a diagnostic strategy, supplying a set of tools for researchers to appreciate farm families and their decision-making. Its functions use this figuring out to extend potency within the use of human and budgetary assets for agricultural improvement, together with study, extension and coverage formulation.This e-book offers an in depth historical past of FSR. whereas it comprises the applying of FSR to built state agriculture, its major concentration is on FSR in its unique position, with small-scale, resource-poor farmers in much less constructed international locations. There are a few forty contributions from approximately 50 individuals from 20 nations, illustrating either the variety and coherence of FSR. The booklet was once initiated through the then overseas organization for Farming platforms study and Extension (now overseas Farming structures organization) and built with aid from FAO. It offers a wealth of data and insights for all fascinated with agricultural improvement.

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1975. El papel de socioeconomia rural in el Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnologia Agricolas (ICTA). ICTA, Guatemala. 8. , 1979. (Op. ). 9. ). 10. F. R. Schmehl, 1982. (Op. ). 11. , 1979. (Op. ). 12. ). 13. E. & F. Poey, 1985. On-farm agronomic trials in farming systems research and extension. Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO. 14. , 1979. (Op. ). 3 THE EVOLUTION OF FSR-E IN ASIA THROUGH THE MID 1970S: A VIEW FROM IRRI Richard Harwood The major resource allocation problem which faced systems research in the 1970s, as it does now, is that systems understanding is one step removed from actual impact, and is not as obvious in its contributions to eventual improvement.

E. C. French, 1974. Un sistema salvadore de multicultivos. Su potencial y sus problemas. In: Conferencia Sobre Sistemas de Producci Agricola Para el Tropico. CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica. 5. , 1975. Four years of history. Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnologia Agricolas (ICTA), Guatemala. 6. , 1979. Incorporating the social sciences into agricultural research: the formation of a national farm systems research institute. Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnologia Agricolas, Guatemala and The Rockefeller Foundation, New York.

3. , 1971. Systems with perennial crops. In: Farming systems in the tropics. Clarendon Press, Oxford, UK. 4. , 1964. Some unconventional views about rice culture in southeast Asia. IRRI Seminar, 16 April, 1964. 5. , 1971a. 1970 Research Program Review, maximum cropping project. , 1971. 6. , 1970. Increasing food production in the tropics by multiple cropping. In: Research for the World Food Crisis, American Association for the Advancement of Science, pp. 229–42. 7. , 1971b. Mechanized maximum cropping systems for the small farms of the rice belt of tropical Asia.

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