Coarse grains and pulses in Nepal: role and prospects

Khadka, B.B. (1987) Coarse grains and pulses in Nepal: role and prospects. Documentation. Regional Co-ordination Centre for Research and Development of Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific, Bogor, Indonesia.

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This report attempts to analyse the rate of growth and prospects for coarse grains in Nepal. It points out present trends in production and consumption in the various regions in Nepal and implications for Nepal's research programme. Major food crops in Nepal are rice, maize, wheat, millets, and pulses. Barley, buckwheat, and other minor crops are important food crops in the high mountains and the mid-hills. While crop yields have been at best stable over the years, population pressure is mounting rapidly. Per capita food production and the availability of food is decreasing

Item Type: Monograph (Documentation)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nepal; Coarse grains; Pulses; Maize; Millets; Eleusine coracana; Crop production; Demand; Consumption; Chickpeas; Pigeon peas; Constraints
Author Affiliation: FAO Office, P.O.Box.25, Kathmandu, Nepal
Subjects: Crop Improvement
Divisions: Chickpea
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2013 05:48
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2013 05:48

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