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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 M. 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

Volume 150, issue C, 2017

Modeling approaches for agricultural N2O fluxes from large scale areas: A case for sugarcane crops in the state of São Paulo - Brazil pp. 1-11 Downloads
Marcelo Eduardo Dias de Oliveira and Sergio Oliveira Moraes
System dynamics modelling for defining livelihood strategies for women smallholder farmers in lowland and upland regions of northern Vietnam: A comparative analysis pp. 12-20 Downloads
Tuan M. Ha, Ockie J.H. Bosch, Nam C. Nguyen and Chung T. Trinh
Planting date and yield benefits from conservation agriculture practices across Southern Africa pp. 21-33 Downloads
Isaiah Nyagumbo, Siyabusa Mkuhlani, Walter Mupangwa and Daniel Rodriguez
Communicative farm-specific diagnosis of potential simultaneous savings in costs and natural resource demand of feed on dairy farms pp. 34-45 Downloads
Sophie Huysveld, Jef Van Meensel, Veerle Van linden, Steven De Meester, Nico Peiren, Hilde Muylle, Jo Dewulf and Ludwig Lauwers
Economics and risk of adaptation options in the Australian cotton industry pp. 46-53 Downloads
Qunying Luo, Karl Behrendt and Michael Bange
Smallholder farmers managing climate risk in India: 1. Adapting to a variable climate pp. 54-66 Downloads
Zvi Hochman, Heidi Horan, D. Raji Reddy, Gade Sreenivas, Chiranjeevi Tallapragada, Ravindra Adusumilli, Don Gaydon, Kamalesh K. Singh and Christian H. Roth
Is crop biomass and soil carbon storage sustainable with long-term application of full plastic film mulching under future climate change? pp. 67-77 Downloads
Feng Zhang, Wenjuan Zhang, Ming Li, Yuan Zhang, Fengmin Li and Changbin Li
The “efficient boundaries” of international agricultural research: A conceptual framework with empirical illustrations pp. 78-85 Downloads
Josey Kamanda, Regina Birner and Cynthia Bantilan
Evaluation of water-limited cropping systems in a semi-arid climate using DSSAT-CSM pp. 86-98 Downloads
A. Araya, Isaya Kisekka, Prasanna H. Gowda and P.V. Vara Prasad
Climate change impacts and farm-level adaptation: Economic analysis of a mixed cropping–livestock system pp. 99-108 Downloads
Tas Thamo, Donkor Addai, David Pannell, Michael J. Robertson, Dean T. Thomas and John M. Young
A comparison of the performance of the CSM-CERES-Maize and EPIC models using maize variety trial data pp. 109-119 Downloads
Yawen Bao, Gerrit Hoogenboom, Ron McClendon and George Vellidis
Simulation of genotype-by-environment interactions on irrigated soybean yields in the U.S. Midsouth pp. 120-129 Downloads
Montserrat Salmerόn, Larry C. Purcell, Earl D. Vories and Grover Shannon

Volume 149, issue C, 2016

Environmental and socioeconomic benefits of a division of labour between lowland and mountain farms in milk production systems pp. 1-10 Downloads
S.M.R.R. Marton, A. Zimmermann, M. Kreuzer and G. Gaillard
Can spatial reallocation of livestock reduce the impact of GHG emissions? pp. 11-19 Downloads
G. Willeghems, L. De Clercq, E. Michels, E. Meers and J. Buysse
Productive performance of alternative land covers along aridity gradients: Ecological, agronomic and economic perspectives pp. 20-29 Downloads
Francisco Murray, Germán Baldi, Tamara von Bernard, Ernesto Francisco Viglizzo and Esteban Gabriel Jobbágy
Evaluating the productivity gap between commercial and traditional beef production systems in Botswana pp. 30-39 Downloads
Omphile Temoso, Renato Villano and David Hadley
Profiling farming management strategies with contrasting pesticide use in France pp. 40-53 Downloads
Martin Lechenet, David Makowski, Guillaume Py and Nicolas Munier-Jolain
Reproductive and economic performance of local livestock in southwestern Madagascar: Potentials and constraints of a highly extensive system pp. 54-64 Downloads
Tobias Feldt, Regina Neudert, Pascal Fust and Eva Schlecht
Assessing drought risk in Mediterranean Dehesa grazing lands pp. 65-74 Downloads
Eva Iglesias, Karen Báez and Carlos H. Diaz-Ambrona
Crop yield outlooks in the Iberian Peninsula: Connecting seasonal climate forecasts with crop simulation models pp. 75-87 Downloads
Mirian Capa-Morocho, Amor V.M. Ines, Walter E. Baethgen, Belén Rodríguez-Fonseca, Eunjin Han and Margarita Ruiz-Ramos
How does greening affect farm behaviour? Trade-off between commitments and sanctions in the Northern Italy pp. 88-98 Downloads
Roberto Solazzo and Fabio Pierangeli
Learning from commercial crop performance: Oil palm yield response to management under well-defined growing conditions pp. 99-111 Downloads
J. Cock, S.P. Kam, S. Cook, C. Donough, Y.L. Lim, A. Jines-Leon, C.H. Lim, S. Primananda, B.T. Yen, S.N. Mohanaraj, Y.M.S. Samosir and T. Oberthür
Identifying hotspots in the carbon footprint of a small scale organic vegetable farm pp. 112-121 Downloads
Cornelius Adewale, Stewart Higgins, David Granatstein, Claudio O. Stöckle, Bryan R. Carlson, Usama E. Zaher and Lynne Carpenter-Boggs
Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh pp. 122-131 Downloads
Derek D. Headey and John Hoddinott
Risk efficiency of irrigation to cereals in northeast Germany with respect to nitrogen fertilizer pp. 132-138 Downloads
Andreas Meyer-Aurich, Markus Gandorfer, Benjamin Trost, Frank Ellmer and Michael Baumecker
Assessment of food self-sufficiency in smallholder farming systems of south-western Madagascar using survey and remote sensing data pp. 139-149 Downloads
Fanambinantsoa Noromiarilanto, Katja Brinkmann, Miadana H. Faramalala and Andreas Buerkert
Use of EU-Rotate_N and CropSyst models to predict yield, growth and water and N dynamics of fertigated leafy vegetables in a Mediterranean climate and to determine N fertilizer requirements pp. 150-164 Downloads
E.M. Suárez-Rey, M. Romero-Gámez, C. Giménez, R.B. Thompson and M. Gallardo
Decision support tools for agriculture: Towards effective design and delivery pp. 165-174 Downloads
David C. Rose, William J. Sutherland, Caroline Parker, Matt Lobley, Michael Winter, Carol Morris, Susan Twining, Charles Ffoulkes, Tatsuya Amano and Lynn V. Dicks
Engaging farmers on climate risk through targeted integration of bio-economic modelling and seasonal climate forecasts pp. 175-184 Downloads
U.B. Nidumolu, M. Lubbers, A. Kanellopoulos, M.K. van Ittersum, D.M. Kadiyala and G. Sreenivas
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