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Volume 153, issue C, 2017

Could EU dairy quota removal favour some dairy production systems over others? The case of French dairy production systems pp. 1-10 Downloads
Thibault Salou, Hayo M.G. van der Werf, Fabrice Levert, Agneta Forslund, Jonathan Hercule and Chantal Le Mouël
Stepwise frameworks for understanding the utilisation of conservation agriculture in Africa pp. 11-22 Downloads
Brendan Brown, Ian Nuberg and Rick Llewellyn
Influence of post-weaning management system during the finishing phase on grasslands or feedlot on aiming to improvement of the beef cattle production pp. 23-31 Downloads
Rondineli P. Barbero, Euclides B. Malheiros, Renata L.G. Nave, John T. Mulliniks, Lutti M. Delevatti, Jefferson F.W. Koscheck, Elieder P. Romanzini, Adriana C. Ferrari, Diego M. Renesto, Telma T. Berchielli, Ana C. Ruggieri and Ricardo A. Reis
To mulch or to munch? Big modelling of big data pp. 32-42 Downloads
D Rodriguez, P de Voil, Mc Rufino, M Odendo and Mt van Wijk
Capturing systemic interrelationships by an impact analysis to help reduce production diseases in dairy farms pp. 43-52 Downloads
Margret Krieger, Susanne Hoischen-Taubner, Ulf Emanuelson, Isabel Blanco-Penedo, Manon de Joybert, Julie E. Duval, Karin Sjöström, Philip J. Jones and Albert Sundrum
Modelling farm-level adaptation of temperate, pasture-based dairy farms to climate change pp. 53-68 Downloads
Electra Kalaugher, Pierre Beukes, Janet F. Bornman, Anthony Clark and David I. Campbell
Big Data in Smart Farming – A review pp. 69-80 Downloads
Sjaak Wolfert, Lan Ge, Cor Verdouw and Marc-Jeroen Bogaardt
Life cycle assessment (LCA) for apple orchard production systems including low and high productive years in conventional, integrated and organic farms pp. 81-93 Downloads
Y. Goossens, B. Annaert, J. De Tavernier, E. Mathijs, W. Keulemans and A. Geeraerd
Phosphorus dynamics modeling and mass balance in an aquaponics system pp. 94-100 Downloads
B.S. Cerozi and K. Fitzsimmons
Yield comparison of simulated rainfed wheat and barley across Middle-East pp. 101-108 Downloads
Rémy Schoppach, Afshin Soltani, Thomas R. Sinclair and Walid Sadok
Impact of alternative cropping systems on groundwater use and grain yields in the North China Plain Region pp. 109-117 Downloads
Dengpan Xiao, Yanjun Shen, Yongqing Qi, Juana P. Moiwo, Leilei Min, Yucui Zhang, Ying Guo and Hongwei Pei
Combined effects of climate change and policy uncertainty on the agricultural sector in Norway pp. 118-126 Downloads
Klaus Mittenzwei, Tomas Persson, Mats Höglind and Sigrun Kværnø
Towards scientifically based management of extensive livestock farming in terms of ecological predator-prey modeling pp. 127-137 Downloads
Francisco Dieguez Cameroni and Hugo Fort
Plant factories; crop transpiration and energy balance pp. 138-147 Downloads
Luuk Graamans, Andy van den Dobbelsteen, Esther Meinen and Cecilia Stanghellini
Analyzing the economies of crop diversification in rural Vietnam using an input distance function pp. 148-156 Downloads
Huy Quynh Nguyen
Resource use and economic impacts in the transition from small confinement to pasture-based dairies pp. 157-171 Downloads
M. Melissa Rojas-Downing, Timothy Harrigan and A. Pouyan Nejadhashemi
A framework coupling farm typology and biophysical modelling to assess the impact of vegetable crop-based systems on soil carbon stocks. Application in the Caribbean pp. 172-180 Downloads
Jorge Sierra, François Causeret and Pierre Chopin
Preliminary analysis on economic and environmental consequences of grain production on different farm sizes in North China Plain pp. 181-189 Downloads
Xiaolong Wang, Yuanquan Chen, Peng Sui, Peng Yan, Xiaolei Yang and Wangsheng Gao
Losses, inefficiencies and waste in the global food system pp. 190-200 Downloads
Peter Alexander, Calum Brown, Almut Arneth, John Finnigan, Dominic Moran and Mark D.A. Rounsevell
Sustainable intensification of Brazilian livestock production through optimized pasture restoration pp. 201-211 Downloads
Rafael de Oliveira Silva, Luis Gustavo Barioni, J. A. Julian Hall, Antonio Carlos Moretti, Rui Fonseca Veloso, Peter Alexander, Mariane Crespolini and Dominic Moran
Assessing the harvested area gap in China pp. 212-220 Downloads
Qiangyi Yu, Wenbin Wu, Liangzhi You, Tingju Zhu, Jasper van Vliet, Peter H. Verburg, Zhenhuan Liu, Zhengguo Li, Peng Yang, Qingbo Zhou and Huajun Tang
Understanding the role of social capital in adoption decisions: An application to irrigation technology pp. 221-231 Downloads
Claudia Hunecke, Alejandra Engler, Roberto Jara-Rojas and P. Marijn Poortvliet

Volume 152, issue C, 2017

Mapping of beef, sheep and goat food systems in Nairobi — A framework for policy making and the identification of structural vulnerabilities and deficiencies pp. 1-17 Downloads
Pablo Alarcon, Eric M. Fèvre, Maurice K. Murungi, Patrick Muinde, James Akoko, Paula Dominguez-Salas, Stella Kiambi, Sohel Ahmed, Barbara Häsler and Jonathan Rushton
The role and value of diverse sward mixtures in dairy farm systems of New Zealand: An exploratory assessment pp. 18-26 Downloads
Alvaro J. Romera, Graeme J. Doole, Pierre C. Beukes, Norman Mason and Paul L. Mudge
An efficiency-based concept to assess potential cost and greenhouse gas savings on German dairy farms pp. 27-37 Downloads
Patrick Johannes Christopher Wettemann and Uwe Latacz-Lohmann
Comparison of greenhouse gas emissions from corn- and barley-based dairy production systems in Eastern Canada pp. 38-46 Downloads
Jessie Guyader, Shannan Little, Roland Kröbel, Chaouki Benchaar and Karen A. Beauchemin
Detecting spatial variability of paddy rice yield by combining the DNDC model with high resolution satellite images pp. 47-57 Downloads
Quanying Zhao, Sebastian Brocks, Victoria I.S. Lenz-Wiedemann, Yuxin Miao, Fusuo Zhang and Georg Bareth
Impact of climate change on farms in smallholder farming systems: Yield impacts, economic implications and distributional effects pp. 58-66 Downloads
Lemlem Teklegiorgis Habtemariam, Getachew Abate Kassa and Markus Gandorfer
The MiLA tool: Modeling greenhouse gas emissions and cumulative energy demand of energy crop cultivation in rotation pp. 67-79 Downloads
Christiane Peter, Xenia Specka, Joachim Aurbacher, Peter Kornatz, Christiane Herrmann, Monika Heiermann, Janine Müller and Claas Nendel
Rainfall variability adaptation strategies: An ex-ante assessment of supplemental irrigation from farm ponds in southern Burkina Faso pp. 80-89 Downloads
Safiétou Sanfo, Bruno Barbier, Isabelle W.P. Dabiré, Paul L.G. Vlek, William Fonta, Boubacar Ibrahim and Boubacar Barry
Projecting corn and soybeans yields under climate change in a Corn Belt watershed pp. 90-99 Downloads
Mukesh Dev Bhattarai, Silvia Secchi and Justin Schoof
Evaluation of the effects of future climate change on grape quality through a physically based model application: a case study for the Aglianico grapevine in Campania region, Italy pp. 100-109 Downloads
A. Bonfante, S.M. Alfieri, R. Albrizio, A. Basile, R. De Mascellis, A. Gambuti, P. Giorio, G. Langella, P. Manna, E. Monaco, L. Moio and F. Terribile
Selecting for multiple traits in complex production systems: A case study of sugarcane in China pp. 110-120 Downloads
Kun Yang, Phil Jackson, Xianming Wei, Xuekuan Chen, Jiayong Liu, Jun Zhao, Caiwen Wu and Yuanhong Fan
Bio-diesel production using mobile processing units: A case in Indonesia pp. 121-130 Downloads
Joeri ten Kate, Ruud Teunter, Ratih Dyah Kusumastuti and Dirk Pieter van Donk
How effective can environmental taxes be in reducing the environmental impact of pig farming systems? pp. 131-144 Downloads
S.G. Mackenzie, M. Wallace and I. Kyriazakis
Responding to global change: A theory of change approach to making agricultural research for development outcome-based pp. 145-153 Downloads
Pk Thornton, T Schuetz, W Förch, L Cramer, D Abreu, S Vermeulen and Bm Campbell
Crop and farm level adaptation under future climate challenges: An exploratory study considering multiple objectives for Flevoland, the Netherlands pp. 154-164 Downloads
Maryia Mandryk, Pytrik Reidsma and Martin K. van Ittersum

Volume 151, issue C, 2017

Lamb production responses to grass grazing in a companion crop system with corn silage and oversowing of yellow oat in a tropical region pp. 1-11 Downloads
Cristiano M. Pariz, Ciniro Costa, Carlos A.C. Crusciol, André M. Castilhos, Paulo R.L. Meirelles, Roberto O. Roça, Rafael S.B. Pinheiro, Frank A. Kuwahara, Jorge M. Martello, Francielli A. Cavasano, Júnior I. Yasuoka, Jaqueline R.W. Sarto, Verônica F.P. Melo and Alan J. Franzluebbers
Yield gap analysis in oil palm: Framework development and application in commercial operations in Southeast Asia pp. 12-19 Downloads
M.P. Hoffmann, C.R. Donough, S.E. Cook, M.J. Fisher, C.H. Lim, Y.L. Lim, J. Cock, S.P. Kam, S.N. Mohanaraj, K. Indrasuara, P. Tittinutchanon and T. Oberthür
Performance of AquaCrop and SIMDualKc models in evapotranspiration partitioning on full and deficit irrigated maize for seed production under plastic film-mulch in an arid region of China pp. 20-32 Downloads
Hui Ran, Shaozhong Kang, Fusheng Li, Ling Tong, Risheng Ding, Taisheng Du, Sien Li and Xiaotao Zhang
A farm level approach to explore farm gross margin effects of soil organic carbon management pp. 33-46 Downloads
Klaus Glenk, Shailesh Shrestha, Cairstiona F.E. Topp, Berta Sánchez, Ana Iglesias, Camilla Dibari and Paolo Merante
Farm-level bio-economic modeling of water and nitrogen use: Calibrating yield response functions with limited data pp. 47-60 Downloads
Pierre Humblot, Pierre-Alain Jayet and Athanasios Petsakos
Smallholder farmers managing climate risk in India: 2. Is it climate-smart? pp. 61-72 Downloads
Zvi Hochman, Heidi Horan, D. Raji Reddy, G. Sreenivas, Chiranjeevi Tallapragada, Ravindra Adusumilli, Donald S. Gaydon, Alison Laing, Philip Kokic, Kamalesh K. Singh and Christian H. Roth
Greenhouse gas emission of Canadian cow-calf operations: A whole-farm assessment of 295 farms pp. 73-83 Downloads
Aklilu W. Alemu, Brian D. Amiro, Shabtai Bittman, Douglas MacDonald and Kim H. Ominski
Farmer perceptions and use of organic waste products as fertilisers – A survey study of potential benefits and barriers pp. 84-95 Downloads
S.D.C. Case, M. Oelofse, Y. Hou, O. Oenema and L.S. Jensen
On yield gaps and yield gains in intercropping: Opportunities for increasing grain production in northwest China pp. 96-105 Downloads
Fang Gou, Wen Yin, Yu Hong, Wopke van der Werf, Qiang Chai, Nico Heerink and Martin K. van Ittersum
The application of Rapid Appraisal of Agricultural Innovation Systems (RAAIS) to agricultural adaptation to climate change in Kazakhstan: A critical evaluation pp. 106-113 Downloads
T. Barrett, G. Feola, V. Krylova and M. Khusnitdinova
Assessing eco-efficiency of arable farms in rural areas pp. 114-125 Downloads
Andrea Bonfiglio, Andrea Arzeni and Antonella Bodini
Can we be certain about future land use change in Europe? A multi-scenario, integrated-assessment analysis pp. 126-135 Downloads
I.P. Holman, C Brown, V Janes and D Sandars
A multi model evaluation of long-term effects of crop management and cropping systems on nitrogen dynamics in the Canadian semi-arid prairie pp. 136-147 Downloads
B. Dutta, B.B. Grant, C.A. Campbell, R.L. Lemke, R.L. Desjardins and W.N. Smith
Targeting, out-scaling and prioritising climate-smart interventions in agricultural systems: Lessons from applying a generic framework to the livestock sector in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 153-162 Downloads
An Notenbaert, Catherine Pfeifer, Silvia Silvestri and Mario Herrero
Costs and benefits of climate-smart agriculture: The case of the Dry Corridor in Guatemala pp. 163-173 Downloads
Gustavo Sain, Ana María Loboguerrero, Caitlin Corner-Dolloff, Miguel Lizarazo, Andreea Nowak, Deissy Martínez-Barón and Nadine Andrieu
Prioritizing climate-smart agricultural land use options at a regional scale pp. 174-183 Downloads
Paresh B. Shirsath, P.K. Aggarwal, P.K. Thornton and A. Dunnett
Farmers' prioritization of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) technologies pp. 184-191 Downloads
Arun Khatri-Chhetri, P.K. Aggarwal, P.K. Joshi and S. Vyas
Climate smart agriculture rapid appraisal (CSA-RA): A tool for prioritizing context-specific climate smart agriculture technologies pp. 192-203 Downloads
Caroline Mwongera, Kelvin M. Shikuku, Jennifer Twyman, Peter Läderach, Edidah Ampaire, Piet Van Asten, Steve Twomlow and Leigh A. Winowiecki
Prioritizing climate-smart livestock technologies in rural Tanzania: A minimum data approach pp. 204-216 Downloads
Kelvin M. Shikuku, Roberto O. Valdivia, Birthe K. Paul, Caroline Mwongera, Leigh Winowiecki, Peter Läderach, Mario Herrero and Silvia Silvestri
Interactions between intervention packages, climatic risk, climate change and food security in mixed crop–livestock systems in Burkina Faso pp. 217-224 Downloads
C. Rigolot, P. de Voil, S. Douxchamps, D. Prestwidge, M. Van Wijk, P.K. Thornton, D. Rodriguez, B. Henderson, D. Medina and M. Herrero
The Rural Household Multi-Indicator Survey (RHoMIS) for rapid characterisation of households to inform climate smart agriculture interventions: Description and applications in East Africa and Central America pp. 225-233 Downloads
James Hammond, Simon Fraval, Jacob van Etten, Jose Gabriel Suchini, Leida Mercado, Tim Pagella, Romain Frelat, Mats Lannerstad, Sabine Douxchamps, Nils Teufel, Diego Valbuena and Mark T. van Wijk
How to target climate-smart agriculture? Concept and application of the consensus-driven decision support framework “targetCSA” pp. 234-245 Downloads
Patric Brandt, Marko Kvakić, Klaus Butterbach-Bahl and Mariana C. Rufino
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