Field Crop Production concerns crops grown for their edible seeds such as corn, small grains, soybeans, hay, including cover crops such as wheat, rye, buckwheat, amaranth, millet, fonio, kamut, and others.
For some of the tools and capacity strengthening materials used in increasing Field Crop Production technical capacity see below.
Field Guide for Cultivating Groundnuts cover seed variety, and the entire crop cycle from planting through harvest. Written by CRS Volunteer Abu Diangne
Field Guide for Cultivating Sunflowers cover seed variety, and the entire crop cycle from planting through harvest. Written by CRS Volunteer Abu Diangne
Crop Breeding and Genetics
Striga Biocontrol on a Toothpick: A Readily Deployable and Inexpensive Method for Smallholder Farmers, this article shows how using Striga biocontrol can limit the amount of damage to corn crop yields.
Henry S. Nzioki, Florence Oyosi, Cindy E. Morris, Eylul Kaya, Alice L. Pilgeram, Claire S. Baker and David C. Sands 20,(2016) Frontiers in Plant Science