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close this bookManagement of agricultural research: A training manual. Module 6: Management information systems, computers and network techniques (1997)
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View the documentOrganizational structure and MIS
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View the documentOverview of computer technology
View the documentComputer fundamentals
View the documentComputer applications in agricultural research
View the documentA framework for de-centralized use of computers
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View the documentLiterature references for further reading
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View the documentA drainage experiment for salinity control
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View the documentDrawing the network
View the documentEstimating time
View the documentPERT and CPM models
View the documentIncorporating the time estimate
View the documentCritical path
View the documentEarliest start and finish times
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View the documentSlack time
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View the documentPERT and CPM exercise: Developing salt-tolerant varieties of paddy

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Prepared by
V.N. Asopa
Indian Institute of Management
and
G. Beye
Research and Technology Development Service
Research, Extension and Training Division, FAO

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 1997

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

M-67
ISBN 92-5-104096-6

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© FAO 1997