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Diffusion and adoption of hybrid rice in Bangladesh

Shah, Md. Mofakhrul Islam

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A devastating flood in the 1998-1999 cropping season created a rice seed shortage in Bangladesh, which became a challenge for sustaining growth in rice production. In order to address this issue, hybrid rice was introduced in the 1999 boro season as one of the potential options. Its acceptance by farmers was, however, a disappointment because of the emergence of manifold problems. Understanding the "Diffusion and adoption of hybrid rice in Bangladesh" over the last decade is, therefore,...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/150552

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