Crop Adaptation and Improvement for Drought-Prone Environments


Crop Adaptation and Improvement for Drought-Prone Environments


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Download Chapter 1 Production and Consumption Trends of Dryland Staples in CORAF Nations (5.7 MB)

Download Chapter 2 Assessment of Farmers’ Groundnut Varietal Trait Preferences and Production Constraints in the Groundnut Basin of Senegal (5.1 MB)

Download Chapter 3 Yield Response of Dryland Cereals to Fertilizer on Smallholder Farms in Mali (4.4 MB)

Download Chapter 4 Counterfeit Herbicides, Productivity and Family Labor Use on Farms in Mali: A Multivalued Treatment Approach (5.0 MB)

Download Chapter 5 Economic Risks and Uncertainties in a Context of Climate Change: Teachings on the Use of Information Systems in the Senegalese Groundnut Basin (4.3 MB)

Download Chapter 6 Consumer Willingness to Pay for Millet-based Food Attributes in Niger (5.4 MB)

Download Chapter 7 UAV Method Based on Multispectral Imaging for Field Phenotyping (6.8 MB)

Download Chapter 8 Agro-physiological Responses of 10 West Africa Sorghum Varieties to Early Water Deficit Assessed by UAV and Ground Phenotyping (4.9 MB)

Download Chapter 9 Toward a Regional Field Phenotyping Network in West Africa (4.8 MB)

Download Chapter 10 High-throughput Root Phenotyping: Opportunities and Challenges for the Adaptation of Arid and Semi-arid Crops to Future Climates (4.9 MB)

Download Chapter 11 Using Root-Soil Interactions in the Rhizosphere as Valuable Traits for Selection Against Drought (4.9 MB)

Download Chapter 12 Designing Dual-purpose Sorghum Ideotypes for High Grain and Biomass Yields Suitable for Various Target Environments in Senegal (4.4 MB)

Download Chapter 13 Biodiversity as a Cornerstone of Agrosystems’ Sustainability in West Africa (4.7 MB)

Download Chapter 14 Management of Cowpea [Vigna unguiculata L. (Walp)] Germplasm Diversity in Senegal: A Crucial Asset for Breeding Programs (5.0 MB)

Download Chapter 15 From Shade to Light: Fonio, an African Orphan Crop, Towards Renewed Challenges (7.4 MB)

Download Chapter 16 Past, Present, and Future of West African Sorghum Improvement: Building a Roadmap for Climate-adaptive, Farmer-adopted Varieties (4.7 MB)

Download Chapter 17 Modern Approaches for Sorghum Breeding in Mali (7.1 MB)

Download Chapter 18 Genetic Improvement of Pearl Millet in Senegal: Past, Present and Future Prospects (4.8 MB)

Download Chapter 19 Breeding for Drought Adaptation and Fresh Seed Dormancy of Groundnut in Senegal: Advances, Challenges, and Prospects (5.7 MB)


Digital Version ISBN: 978-1-944548-46-9; Paperback Book ISBN: 978-1-944548-47-6

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New Prairie Press


Manhattan, KS


Dr. Khady Nani Dramé, ISRA/CERAAS, Senegal & Dr. Benjamin E. Kohl, Kansas State University, USA


production, consumption, trade, drylands staples, CORAF, Sorghum


Agricultural Science | Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Biodiversity

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Crop Adaptation and Improvement for Drought-Prone Environments



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