Bhutan - BT
Jul 10, 2008Public
Photo: A sign at Bhutan's College of Natural Resources research farm in Lobesa detailing a field trial of SRI conducted during the 2008 season.  4 rice varieties were tested with SRI methods: 2 released varieties (Bajo Maap 2, Khangma Maap), an introduced variety (IR 64) and a local variety (Nyabja).  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Four varieties of paddy grown with SRI methods at Bhutan's College of Natural Resources research farm during the 2008 season. [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Field preparation for an SRI field in Bhutan.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: 2-3 leaf stage seedlings at a field trial in Bhutan. [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Transplanting by trainees at an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Transplanting by trainees at an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Weeding using a rotary weeder at an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: A rice scientist investigates the roots of an SRI seedling at the site of an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Weeding an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: A one seedling hill from an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Demonstration for trainees at an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Crop-cutting by trainees at an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Crop-cutting at a farmer's field where an SRI field trial was conducted during the 2008 growing season by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources. Site: Sopsokha, Bhutan. [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Completed crop-cut at a farmer's field where an SRI field trial was conducted during the 2008 growing season.  Site: Sopsokha, Bhutan. [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Crop-cut taken at an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: The highest number of tillers found on a rice plant: 97.  (Plant grown in an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.)  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Weeding using a locally-made weeder in Bhutan.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Shochum weeding by trainees at an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Shochum weed growing in a farmer's rice field in Bhutan.   [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: A comparison of rice plants grown with SRI and with non- SRI methods as part of an SRI field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
Photo: Roots of an SRI rice plant grown at a field trial conducted by Bhutan's College of Natural Resources during the 2008 growing season.  [Photo courtesy of Kharma Lhendup, Bhutan, 2008]
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