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Delta farmers slowly turn to SRI technique, R. Lenin, The New Indian Express | September 22, 2014

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Small pictorial booklet on "Principles of SRI - Desirable & Non Desirable Practices"

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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


TNAU to promote water-saving methods among Thandalam farmers
P.V.V. Murthi, The Hindu | September 26, 2014

B.J. Pandian, Director of the Water Technology Centre, TNAU, who visited the village on Thursday to interact with farmers and Trust members, told The Hindu that the university would promote water-saving technology such as the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) and micro-irrigation among the farmers to help them conserve water and maximise yield and profits, given the drought conditions prevailing in the village.

Seeds of Hope
T. Muruganandham, The New Indian Express (Chennai) | September 22, 2014

Samba farmers across the State are hoping to harvest the benefits of the late surge in the Southwest monsoons and availability of water due to release of water from the Mettur reservoir. Express takes a look at how ryots are preparing for a bumper harvest by equipping themselves with better farming techniques using System of Rice Intensification, which uses lesser water; through organic farming, which cuts out excessive use of chemicals; and to back them if all else fails, the govts return to a more effective crop insurance.


Integrated System of Crop Intensification of Vegetables with Relation to Climate Change in Pathar Area of Sangamner
S.S. Raskar, A.G. Wani, A.L. Zhagade and P.A. Gagare (Watershed Organization Trust - WOTR, Pune, Maharashtra), International Journal of Social Relevance and Concern, Volume 2, Issue 2 | February 2014

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