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000021862 020__ $$a92-9115-605-1
000021862 041__ $$aEnglish
000021862 100__ $$aPartap, T.
000021862 100__ $$aPartap, U.
000021862 245__ $$aWarning Signals from the Apple Valleys of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas: Productivity Concerns and Pollination Problems
000021862 260__ $$bInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
000021862 260__ $$c2002
000021862 260__ $$aKathmandu, Nepal
000021862 260__ $$bInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
000021862 508__ $$aBooks and Booklets
000021862 507__ $$abeekeeping
000021862 520__ $$aThe productivity of many fruit and vegetable cash crops in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region appears to be worsening  despite increases in inputs. The root cause seems to be lack of pollination, a factor rarely considered by farmers or extension workers.

This book presents the findings of a survey carried out in Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, to assess the problem of declining productivity, factors responsible for inadequate pollination, farmers management approaches, and ways of tackling the problem, using apples as an example. Part 1 contains an introduction to apple pollination issues followed by a synthesis of the results and implications of the studies. Part II presents the detailed findings for each of the field study sites. The abridged edition contains only Part 1 and the bibliography.

The publication highlights the need to incorporate crop pollination management as an essential component of agricultural extension programmes and packages of practices. It will be of interest to all those interested in ensuring the productivity of cash crops in the HKH region.
000021862 653__ $$aApples
000021862 653__ $$aAgricultural products
000021862 653__ $$aFruit products
000021862 653__ $$aFruits
000021862 653__ $$aHimalayas
000021862 653__ $$aHindu Kush Himalayas
000021862 653__ $$aEnvironmental pollution
000021862 653__ $$aPollination
000021862 653__ $$aEnvironmental impact
000021862 653__ $$abees
000021862 653__ $$aapiculture
000021862 653__ $$abees
000021862 653__ $$apollination 
000021862 650__ $$aHigh value products
000021862 650__ $$aValue chains
000021862 650__ $$aHoneybees and pollination
000021862 650__ $$aFarming systems
000021862 650__ $$aMountain livelihoods
000021862 655__ $$aApples
000021862 655__ $$aAgricultural products
000021862 655__ $$aFruit products
000021862 655__ $$aFruits
000021862 655__ $$aHimalayas
000021862 655__ $$aHindu Kush Himalayas
000021862 655__ $$aEnvironmental pollution
000021862 655__ $$aPollination
000021862 655__ $$aEnvironmental impact
000021862 690__ $$aHigh value products
000021862 690__ $$aValue chains
000021862 690__ $$aHoneybees and pollination
000021862 690__ $$aFarming systems
000021862 690__ $$aMountain livelihoods
000021862 8564_ $$uhttp://lib.icimod.org/record/21862/files/attachment_125.pdf$$yMain Document
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