Performance of portfolios of climate smart agriculture practices in a rice-wheat system of western Indo-Gangetic plains

Performance of portfolios of climate smart agriculture practices in a rice-wheat system of... •Layering of climate smart agriculture practices (CSAPs) were evaluated in an irrigated rice-wheat (RW) system in Western IGP.•Adoption of portfolio of CSAPs has more adaptive capacity than single technology approach.•CSAPs with high intensity of adaptive measures (CSA-H) recorded 8 and 23% higher system productivity and profitability, respectively compared to business as usual.•CSAPs reduce the environmental footprints by 40% compared to farmer’s practice.•Performance of portfolios of climate smart agriculture practices in a rice-wheat system of western Indo-Gangetic plains. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Agricultural Water Management Elsevier

Performance of portfolios of climate smart agriculture practices in a rice-wheat system of western Indo-Gangetic plains

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier B.V.
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0378-3774
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10.1016/j.agwat.2018.02.020
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Abstract

•Layering of climate smart agriculture practices (CSAPs) were evaluated in an irrigated rice-wheat (RW) system in Western IGP.•Adoption of portfolio of CSAPs has more adaptive capacity than single technology approach.•CSAPs with high intensity of adaptive measures (CSA-H) recorded 8 and 23% higher system productivity and profitability, respectively compared to business as usual.•CSAPs reduce the environmental footprints by 40% compared to farmer’s practice.•Performance of portfolios of climate smart agriculture practices in a rice-wheat system of western Indo-Gangetic plains.

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Agricultural Water ManagementElsevier

Published: Apr 1, 2018

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