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Focus on less water - intensive paddy cultivation practices, The Hindu | August 6, 2016 

SRI Brief Report

A Training Report - Finger Millet (Ragi) Intensification: Applying Principles of SRI on 21st May 2016 held at Laya Resource Centre, Paderu, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. 

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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


Going Against the Grain
Andrea Hayley, The Epoch Times (US Features) | December 2, 2016

With the Green Revolution failing, Cornell professor Norman Uphoff is offering a better way to feed the world. Transforming the way the world’s largest food crop is grown has become Cornell University professor Norman Uphoff’s lifework, but success means convincing others it’s better than industrial agriculture. Before Uphoff came along, few outside the tiny island nation of Madagascar knew of the rice growing method that has become a lifeline to millions of poor rice farmers in over 50 countries. 

For a bountiful harvest
Ananda Teertha Pyati, Deccan Herald (Karnataka) | November 1, 2016

A traditional finger millet cultivation method that has some resemblance to System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method of paddy cultivation has come to the rescue of farmers in some villages of Karnataka. 

New Technique doubles ragi yield
Sangamesh Menasinakai, Times of India (Hubballi, Karnataka) | October 15, 2016

The Guli Vidhana technique is similar to the System of Rice Intensification (SRI), popularly known as Madagascar method of cultivation. The farmers in Haveri district have designed and developed a system that works on simple steps which can be adopted by all farmers. 


Knowledge level of the Farmers on SRI Method of Paddy Cultivation
Author(s): Author(s): Channamallikarjuna D and Syed sadaqath, International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology, Volume 1, Issue 4 | November - December 2016

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