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Volume 95, issue 1-3, 2007

Evaluating wheat yield potential determination in the Argentine Pampas pp. 1-10 Downloads
Fernando J. Menendez and Emilio H. Satorre
What benefits are to be derived from improved farm program planning approaches? - The role of time series models and stochastic optimization pp. 11-27 Downloads
Oliver Musshoff and Norbert Hirschauer
Assessing the profitability of different crop protection strategies in cotton: Case study results from Shandong Province, China pp. 28-36 Downloads
Diemuth Pemsl and H. Waibel
The Common Modelling Protocol: A hierarchical framework for simulation of agricultural and environmental systems pp. 37-48 Downloads
A.D. Moore, D.P. Holzworth, N.. Herrmann, N.. Huth and M.J. Robertson
A short-term mechanistic model of forage and livestock in the semi-arid Succulent Karoo: 1. Description of the model and sensitivity analyses pp. 49-61 Downloads
F.D. Richardson and B.D. Hahn
A short-term mechanistic model of forage and livestock in the semi-arid Succulent Karoo: 2. Evaluation and application pp. 62-75 Downloads
F.D. Richardson and B.D. Hahn
Analysing trade-offs in resource and labour allocation by smallholder farmers using inverse modelling techniques: A case-study from Kakamega district, western Kenya pp. 76-95 Downloads
P. Tittonell, M.T. van Wijk, M.C. Rufino, J.A. Vrugt and K.E. Giller
R.E. Hester and R.M. Harrison, Editors, Sustainability in Agriculture, Issues in Environmental Science and Technology vol. 21, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK (2005) ISBN 0-85404-201-6 xiv+130 pp., US$45.00 (hardback) pp. 96-95 Downloads
Jetse Stoorvogel
Y.H. Hui, Editor, Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing, Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA, USA (2006) ISBN 0-8138-1981-4 697pp., US$219.99, Hardback pp. 96-97 Downloads
Manjeet Chinnan
R. Tripp, Self-Sufficient Agriculture. Labour and Knowledge in Small-Scale Farming, Earthscan, London, UK (2005) 242pp. US$32.50 (softback), ISBN: 1-84407-297-5; US$129.95 (Hardback), ISBN: 1-84407-296-7 pp. 97-98 Downloads
Carlos A. Perez

Volume 94, issue 3, 2007

Opportunities for value chain research in sugar industries pp. 611-621 Downloads
Andrew Higgins, Peter Thorburn, Ainsley Archer and Emma Jakku
Assessing farm innovations and responses to policies: A review of bio-economic farm models pp. 622-636 Downloads
Sander Janssen and Martin K. van Ittersum
Monitoring forage production for farmers' decision making pp. 637-648 Downloads
Gonzalo Grigera, Martin Oesterheld and Fernando Pacin
Measuring the technical efficiency and exploring the inefficiency determinants of vegetable farms in Samsun province, Turkey pp. 649-656 Downloads
Mehmet Bozoglu and Vedat Ceyhan
Identifying European marginal areas in the context of local sheep and goat breeds conservation: A geographic information system approach pp. 657-670 Downloads
Marco Bertaglia, Stephane Joost and Jutta Roosen
Modelling farm-level economic potential for conversion to organic farming pp. 671-682 Downloads
Eva Kerselaers, Lieve De Cock, Ludwig Lauwers and Guido Van Huylenbroeck
Greenhouse gas emissions from the Canadian dairy industry in 2001 pp. 683-693 Downloads
X.P.C. Verge, J.A. Dyer, R.L. Desjardins and D. Worth
Resource integration for multiple benefits: Multifunctionality of integrated farming systems in Northeast Thailand pp. 694-703 Downloads
Prasnee Tipraqsa, Eric T. Craswell, Andrew D. Noble and Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt
Self-sufficiency of motor fuels on organic farms - Evaluation of systems based on fuels produced in industrial-scale plants pp. 704-714 Downloads
P.-A. Hansson, A. Baky, S. Ahlgren, S. Bernesson, A. Nordberg, O. Noren and O. Pettersson
Relating long-term rainfall variability to cattle population dynamics in communal rangelands and a government ranch in southern Ethiopia pp. 715-725 Downloads
Ayana Angassa and Gufu Oba
Strategy factors as drivers and restraints on dairy farm performance: Evidence from Sweden pp. 726-737 Downloads
Helena Hansson
Cattle are cash generating assets for mixed smallholder farms in the Eastern Amazon pp. 738-749 Downloads
M. Siegmund-Schultze, B. Rischkowsky, J.B. da Veiga and J.M. King
Beef cow-calf production system integrated with sugarcane production: Simulation model development and application in Japan pp. 750-762 Downloads
L. Gradiz, A. Sugimoto, K. Ujihara, S. Fukuhara, A.K. Kahi and H. Hirooka
Sustainable resource management and policy options for rice ecosystems pp. 763-765 Downloads
Reimund Roetter, Herman van Keulen, Huib Hengsdijk, Marrit van den Berg and Gon van Laar
Preface pp. 766-767 Downloads
Rudy Rabbinge and Martin Kropff
Quantitative analyses of natural resource management options at different scales pp. 768-783 Downloads
Herman van Keulen
Policy reforms, rice production and sustainable land use in China: A macro-micro analysis pp. 784-800 Downloads
Nico Heerink, Futian Qu, Marijke Kuiper, Xiaoping Shi and Shuhao Tan
Opportunities for yield increases and environmental benefits through site-specific nutrient management in rice systems of Zhejiang province, China pp. 801-806 Downloads
Guanghuo Wang, Q.C. Zhang, C. Witt and R.J. Buresh
Introducing greenhouse gas mitigation as a development objective in rice-based agriculture: I. Generation of technical coefficients pp. 807-825 Downloads
H. Pathak and R. Wassmann
Introducing greenhouse gas mitigation as a development objective in rice-based agriculture: II. Cost-benefit assessment for different technologies, regions and scales pp. 826-840 Downloads
R. Wassmann and H. Pathak
The impact of increasing farm size and mechanization on rural income and rice production in Zhejiang province, China pp. 841-850 Downloads
M. Marrit Van den Berg, Huib Hengsdijk, Joost Wolf, Martin K. Van Ittersum, Wang Guanghuo and Reimund P. Roetter
Poverty and biodiversity trade-offs in rural development: A case study for Pujiang county, China pp. 851-861 Downloads
Huib Hengsdijk, Wang Guanghuo, Marrit M. Van den Berg, Wang Jiangdi, Joost Wolf, Lu Changhe, Reimund P. Roetter and Herman Van Keulen
Multi-scale analysis of agricultural development: A modelling approach for Ilocos Norte, Philippines pp. 862-873 Downloads
Alice G. Laborte, Martin K. Van Ittersum and Marrit M. Van den Berg
Can computer models stimulate learning about sustainable land use? Experience with LUPAS in the humid (sub-)tropics of Asia pp. 874-887 Downloads
A. Van Paassen, R.P. Roetter, H. Van Keulen and C.T. Hoanh
Advances in Agronomy Volume 85, Sparks, Donald L. (Ed.). Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2005. 446 pp, Price: US$139.95 (hardback). ISBN: 0-12-000783-5 pp. 888-889 Downloads
Charles S. Wortmann
Genetic and Production Innovations in Field Crop Technology. New Developments in Theory and Practice. Manjit S. Kang (Ed.), The Haworth Press, Binghamton, New York (2005). xx+383 pp., US$49.95, Softback; ISBN: 978-1-56022-123-4/ISBN: 1-56022-123-2. US$69.95, Hardback; ISBN: 978-1-56022-122-7/ISBN: 1-56022-122-4. (Published simultaneously as the Journal of Crop Improvement, vol. 14, no. 1/2) pp. 889-890 Downloads
James S. Beaver
Handbook of Statistics for Teaching and Research in Plant and Crop Science, U.R. Palaniswamy, K.M. Palaniswamy. The Haworth Press, Binghamton, New York, USA (2005). xxvi+624 pp., US$99.95, Hardback: ISBN: 978-1-56022-292-7; ISBN: 1-56022-292-1; US$79.95, Softback: ISBN: 978-1-56022-293-4; ISBN: 1-56022-293-X pp. 890-891 Downloads
Jingyi Yang

Volume 94, issue 2, 2007

Agricultural practice changes with cultivating genetically modified herbicide-tolerant oilseed rape pp. 111-118 Downloads
F. Graef, U. Stachow, A. Werner and G. Schutte
Temporally stable patterns in grain yield and soil water on a dryland catena pp. 119-127 Downloads
Allan A. Andales, Timothy R. Green, Lajpat R. Ahuja, Robert H. Erskine and Gary A. Peterson
Agricultural sector analysis on greenhouse gas mitigation in US agriculture and forestry pp. 128-140 Downloads
Uwe Schneider, Bruce McCarl and Erwin Schmid
Sensitivity of CERES-Maize simulated yields to uncertainty in soil properties and daily solar radiation pp. 141-150 Downloads
Federico E. Bert, Carlos E. Laciana, Guillermo P. Podesta, Emilio H. Satorre and Angel N. Menendez
Are marketing intermediaries exploiting mountain farmers in Nepal? A study based on market price, marketing margin and income distribution analyses pp. 151-164 Downloads
Deepak M. Pokhrel and Gopal B. Thapa
An eco-balance approach to the evaluation of historical changes in nitrogen loads at a regional scale pp. 165-176 Downloads
Sonoko D. Kimura and Ryusuke Hatano
Welfare and environmental benefits of integrating commercially viable free-range broiler chickens into newly planted woodland: A UK case study pp. 177-188 Downloads
Tracey Jones, Ruth Feber, Gabriel Hemery, Paul Cook, Katy James, Curt Lamberth and Marian Dawkins
Participatory integrated watershed management: Evolution of concepts and methods in an ecoregional program of the eastern African highlands pp. 189-204 Downloads
L. German, Hussein Mansoor, Getachew Alemu, Waga Mazengia, T. Amede and A. Stroud
Modelling worker physical health and societal sustainability at farm level: An application to conventional and organic dairy farming pp. 205-219 Downloads
K.J. van Calker, P.B.M. Berentsen, .J.M. de Boer, G.W.J. Giesen and R.B.M. Huirne
Methodological rigour in assessing participatory development pp. 220-230 Downloads
Parvin Sultana, Savitri Abeyasekera and Paul Thompson
A mathematical approach to comparing environmental and economic goals in dairy farming: Identifying strategic development options pp. 231-246 Downloads
G.W.J. van de Ven and H. van Keulen
Modelling the effects of alternative CAP policies for the Spanish high-nature value cereal-steppe farming systems pp. 247-260 Downloads
J.J. Onate, . Atance, . Bardaji and D. Llusia
A community education intervention to improve bovine trypanosomiasis knowledge and appropriate use of trypanocidal drugs on smallholder farms in Kenya pp. 261-272 Downloads
Noreen Machila, Rosemary Emongor, Alexandra P. Shaw, Susan C. Welburn, John McDermott, Ian Maudlin and Mark C. Eisler
Modelling carbon dynamics in mixed grass-red clover swards pp. 273-280 Downloads
Bengt Torssell, Henrik Eckersten, Alois Kornher, Per Nyman and Ullalena Bostrom
Identifying and understanding factors influencing the uptake of new technologies on dairy farms in SW England using the theory of reasoned action pp. 281-293 Downloads
T. Rehman, K. McKemey, C.M. Yates, R.J. Cooke, C.J. Garforth, R.B. Tranter, J.R. Park and P.T. Dorward
Poverty dynamics and the role of livestock in the Peruvian Andes pp. 294-308 Downloads
P. Kristjanson, A. Krishna, M. Radeny, J. Kuan, G. Quilca, A. Sanchez-Urrelo and C. Leon-Velarde
The effects of land tenure policy on rural livelihoods and food sufficiency in the upland village of Que, North Central Vietnam pp. 309-319 Downloads
Jens Jakobsen, Kjeld Rasmussen, Stephen Leisz, Rikke Folving and Nguyen Vinh Quang
Assessing the critical factors affecting the viability of small-scale dairy farms in the Punjab region of Pakistan to inform agricultural extension programmes pp. 320-330 Downloads
Philip Cain, Muhammad Anwar and Peter Rowlinson
Farmer participatory testing of standard and modified site-specific nitrogen management for irrigated rice in China pp. 331-340 Downloads
Ruifa Hu, Jianmin Cao, Jikun Huang, Shaobing Peng, Jianliang Huang, Xuhua Zhong, Yingbin Zou, Jianchang Yang and Roland J. Buresh
LUSE, a decision support system for exploration of rural land use allocation: Application to the Terra Cha district of Galicia (N.W. Spain) pp. 341-356 Downloads
Ines Sante and Rafael Crecente
Analysis of nitrate pollution control policies in the irrigated agriculture of Apulia Region (Southern Italy): A bio-economic modelling approach pp. 357-367 Downloads
Josephine Semaan, Guillermo Flichman, Alessandra Scardigno and Pasquale Steduto
Effects of silvopastoral areas on milk production at dual-purpose cattle farms at the semi-humid old agricultural frontier in central Nicaragua pp. 368-375 Downloads
Wataru Yamamoto, Ioan Ap Dewi and Muhammad Ibrahim
Heterogeneity of crop productivity and resource use efficiency within smallholder Kenyan farms: Soil fertility gradients or management intensity gradients? pp. 376-390 Downloads
P. Tittonell, B. Vanlauwe, N. de Ridder and K.E. Giller
Feed resources, livestock production and soil carbon dynamics in Teghane, Northern Highlands of Ethiopia pp. 391-404 Downloads
Assefa Abegaz, Herman van Keulen and Simon J. Oosting
Conversion to organic arable farming in The Netherlands: A dynamic linear programming analysis pp. 405-415 Downloads
S. Acs, P.B.M. Berentsen and R.B.M. Huirne
Analysis of the uncertainty associated with the estimation of nitrogen losses from farming systems pp. 416-430 Downloads
Sylvain Payraudeau, Hayo M.G. van der Werf and Francoise Vertes
FARMFLOW--A dynamic model for phosphorus mass flow, simulating conventional and organic management of a Swedish dairy farm pp. 431-444 Downloads
Anna-Karin Modin-Edman, Ingrid Oborn and Harald Sverdrup
Integrated freshwater aquaculture, crop and livestock production in the Mekong delta, Vietnam: Determinants and the role of the pond pp. 445-458 Downloads
Dang K. Nhan, Le T. Phong, Marc J.C. Verdegem, Le T. Duong, Roel H. Bosma and David C. Little
Nutrient flows and balances at the field and farm scale: Exploring effects of land-use strategies and access to resources pp. 459-470 Downloads
Amare Haileslassie, Joerg A. Priess, Edzo Veldkamp and Jan Peter Lesschen
Soybean yields and soil water status in Argentina: Simulation analysis pp. 471-477 Downloads
T.R. Sinclair, L.R. Salado-Navarro, Graciela Salas and L.C. Purcell
GEPIC - modelling wheat yield and crop water productivity with high resolution on a global scale pp. 478-493 Downloads
Junguo Liu, Jimmy R. Williams, Alexander J.B. Zehnder and Hong Yang
Prospects for wheat production under changing climate in mountain areas of Pakistan - An econometric analysis pp. 494-501 Downloads
Syed Sajidin Hussain and Muhammad Mudasser
Adaptation and evaluation of the integrated farm system model to simulate temperate multiple-species pastures pp. 502-508 Downloads
Michael S. Corson, C. Alan Rotz, R. Howard Skinner and Matt A. Sanderson
Adopters, testers or pseudo-adopters? Dynamics of the use of improved tree fallows by farmers in western Kenya pp. 509-519 Downloads
Evelyne Kiptot, Paul Hebinck, Steven Franzel and Paul Richards
Factors underlying the investment decision in energy-saving systems in Dutch horticulture pp. 520-527 Downloads
Lusine H. Aramyan, Alfons G.J.M. Oude Lansink and Jos A.A.M. Verstegen
Modeling farm-level strategies for improving food safety in the dairy chain pp. 528-540 Downloads
Natalia . Valeeva, Ruud B.M. Huirne, Miranda P.M. Meuwissen and Alfons G.J.M. Oude Lansink
Risk and economic sustainability of crop farming systems pp. 541-552 Downloads
Gudbrand Lien, J. Brian Hardaker and Ola Flaten
Does genomics empower resource-poor farmers? Some critical questions and experiences pp. 553-565 Downloads
J. David Reece
Modelling optimal crop sequences using network flows pp. 566-572 Downloads
Nina K. Detlefsen and Allan Leck Jensen
Promoting the adoption of natural resource management technology in arid and semi-arid areas: Modelling the impact of spineless cactus in alley cropping in Central Tunisia pp. 573-585 Downloads
V. Alary, A. Nefzaoui and M. Ben Jemaa
Energy from agricultural residues and consequences for land requirements for food production pp. 586-592 Downloads
Sanderine Nonhebel
Smallholder dairy production and markets: A comparison of production systems in Zambia, Kenya and Sri Lanka pp. 593-603 Downloads
Henk A.J. Moll, Steven J. Staal and M.N.M. Ibrahim
Fundamentals of Soil Ecology, second ed., D.C. Coleman, D.A. Crossley Jr., P.F. Hendrix (Eds.). Elsevier Academic Press, 2004, 408 pp., Price: US$49.95 (Paperback), ISBN 0-12-179726-0 pp. 604-603 Downloads
Keith Paustian
Land Reforms in India. Computerisation of Land Records, Wajahat Habibullah, Manoj Ahuja (Eds.), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, USA, 2005. 315 pp, Price: US$64.95 Hardback, ISBN 0 7619-3347-6 pp. 605-606 Downloads
Gerald McGrath
2004. Role of Institutions in Rural Policies and Agricultural Markets, Huylenbroeck, G.V., Verbeke, W., Lauwers, L., (Eds.), Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2004). 350 pp, Price: US$100 (hardback). ISBN: 0-444-51759-6 pp. 606-609 Downloads
James Epperson

Volume 94, issue 1, 2007

Preface pp. 1-609 Downloads
Carlos Perez, Carla Roncoli, Constance Neely and Jean Steiner
Can carbon sequestration markets benefit low-income producers in semi-arid Africa? Potentials and challenges pp. 2-12 Downloads
Carlos Perez, Carla Roncoli, Constance Neely and Jean L. Steiner
Soil organic carbon dynamics, functions and management in West African agro-ecosystems pp. 13-25 Downloads
Andre Bationo, Job Kihara, Bernard Vanlauwe, Boaz Waswa and Joseph Kimetu
Economic potential for soil carbon sequestration in the Nioro region of Senegal's Peanut Basin pp. 26-37 Downloads
Bocar Diagana, John Antle, Jetse Stoorvogel and Kara Gray
Tracking environmental dynamics and agricultural intensification in southern Mali pp. 38-51 Downloads
Gray Tappan and Michael McGahuey
Integrating stochastic models and in situ sampling for monitoring soil carbon sequestration pp. 52-62 Downloads
J.W. Jones, Jawoo Koo, J.B. Naab, W.M. Bostick, S. Traore and W.D. Graham
Modeling soil carbon sequestration in agricultural lands of Mali pp. 63-74 Downloads
P.C. Doraiswamy, G.W. McCarty, E.R. Hunt, R.S. Yost, M. Doumbia and A.J. Franzluebbers
Environmental services and poverty reduction: Options for smallholders in the Sahel pp. 75-86 Downloads
Petra Tschakert
A simulation-based analysis of productivity and soil carbon in response to time-controlled rotational grazing in the West African Sahel region pp. 87-96 Downloads
Oumarou Badini, Claudio O. Stockle, Jim W. Jones, Roger Nelson, Amadou Kodio and Moussa Keita
Carbon sequestration from common property resources: Lessons from community-based sustainable pasture management in north-central Mali pp. 97-109 Downloads
Carla Roncoli, Christine Jost, Carlos Perez, Keith Moore, Adama Ballo, Salmana Cisse and Karim Ouattara
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