• Measures that farmers can take to increase soil fertility and increase rice yields
  • Micro-dosing consists of applying small quantities of nutrients that the plants need to each planting hole
  • How to care for valuable rice seed to avoid damage in storage
  • The best way to transplant rice to boost yields, when to transplant, how to space plants and get the best results
  • Demonstration of how to select good quality rice seed using flotation techniques
  • A step by step guide to producing good quality rice seed by removing the poor quality seeds and impurities
  • Compost helps to fight the parasitic weed striga that attacks maize, millet, sorghum and rice in Africa and Asia
  • Crop intensification may require farmers to modify various aspects of their cropping system
  • Intercropping a cereal crop with legumes is part of integrated striga and soil fertility management
  • Advice to farmers about increasing the quality of their rice so that it is demanded by consumers

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