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Confronting Kharif 2015 | Indira Rajaraman, Livemint | May 1, 2015

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A Brief Report 2014 - System of Rice Intensification (SRI) with the rainfed tribal farmers of Malkangiri, Odisha"

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Potential of the SRI for systemic improvement in rice production and water use: the case of Andhra Pradesh, India
A. Ravindra and S. Bhagyalaxmi, SpringerLink | October 24, 2010


SE Asia must help farmers adapt in face of mounting disasters - Oxfam
Alisa Tang, Thomson Reuters Foundation | May 26, 2015

Sustainable agriculture can help shore up food security and prevent poverty, aid group says. System of rice intensification - an approach that focuses on management of plants, soils, water and nutrients to optimize harvests without harming the environment - is gaining ground in many countries and should be expanded, Oxfam said.

How the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is changing lives in India's heartland
Ierene Francis, The Alternative (Society) | May 4, 2015

Can crop yield be increased by using less seed, water and no chemical fertilizers? When Anil Verma’s PRAN (Preservation and Proliferation of Rural Resources and Nature) approached paddy growing women farmers in Gaya district of Bihar, asking them to try SRI (System of Root Intensification) in their fields, he was met with disdainful looks. Read on to find out what System Rice Intensification (SRI) is and how it is changing lives.


Performance of SRI under different N sources in sandy loam soils of Agniyar sub-basin, India
Author(s): Mohandas S., Saviour M. Naveen, Pandian B.J., Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, Volume 49, Issue 2 | Year 2015

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