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Global meta-analysis quantifies benefits of cover crop use

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After analyzing hundreds of studies, researchers at Indiana University’s School of Science found that cover crops increase crop yield by 2.6% globally.  Yu Peng, a Ph.D. student who led the study plans to work with Indiana farmers to encourage widespread adoption of cover crops.

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Distinguished Professor Jamsheed Choksy’s research broadly covers the development of societies, especially sectarian communities, in Central Asia, the Near East and South Asia studied through interdisciplinary approaches involving history, religious studies, international affairs, politics, anthropology, archaeology, language, literature and numismatics.

He focuses specifically on Iranian and Persian studies, Indian subcontinental studies, Zoroastrianism, Islam, and Manichaeism. Choksy has conducted fieldwork in Iran, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka, among other countries.

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On Feb. 24, 2022, Russia launched a military invasion of Ukraine. IU political scientists, historians and economists are available to discuss the impact of the ongoing war.

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