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Volume 87, issue 3, 2006

Description and evaluation of the rice growth model ORYZA2000 under nitrogen-limited conditions pp. 249-273 Downloads
B.A.M. Bouman and H.H. van Laar
Evaluation of the RZWQM-CERES-Maize hybrid model for maize production pp. 274-295 Downloads
L. Ma, G. Hoogenboom, L.R. Ahuja, J.C. Ascough and S.A. Saseendran
A logistic analysis of the factors determining the decision of smallholder farmers to intercrop: A case study involving rubber-tea intercropping in Sri Lanka pp. 296-312 Downloads
S.M.M. Iqbal, C.R. Ireland and V.H.L. Rodrigo
Water buffalo and cattle ranching in the Lower Amazon Basin: Comparisons and conflicts pp. 313-330 Downloads
Pervaze A. Sheikh, Frank D. Merry and David G. McGrath
Modelling the impacts of group ranch subdivision on agro-pastoral households in Kajiado, Kenya pp. 331-356 Downloads
P.K. Thornton, S.B. BurnSilver, R.B. Boone and K.A. Galvin
R.D. Stern, R. Coe, E.F. Allan and I.C. Dale, Editors, Good Statistical Practice for Natural Resources Research, CABI, Wallingford, UK (2004) ISBN 0-85199-722-8, p. 388 Price US$50.00 (soft back) pp. 357-358 Downloads
Jingyi Yang

Volume 87, issue 2, 2006

Demography, population dynamics and sustainability of the Patagonian sheep flocks pp. 123-146 Downloads
Marcos Texeira and Jose M. Paruelo
Resource allocation tradeoffs in Manila's peri-urban vegetable production systems: An application of multiple objective programming pp. 147-168 Downloads
Sergio R. Francisco and Mubarik Ali
Modification of the SPUR rangeland model to simulate species composition and pasture productivity in humid temperate regions pp. 169-191 Downloads
Michael S. Corson, R. Howard Skinner and C. Alan Rotz
A model of decision-making and information flows for information-intensive agriculture pp. 192-210 Downloads
S. Fountas, D. Wulfsohn, B.S. Blackmore, H.L. Jacobsen and S.M. Pedersen
Finding niches for whole-farm design models - contradictio in terminis? pp. 211-228 Downloads
B. Sterk, M.K. van Ittersum, C. Leeuwis, W.A.H. Rossing, H. van Keulen and G.W.J. van de Ven
A participatory approach for integrating risk assessment into rural decision-making: A case study in Santa Catarina, Brazil pp. 229-244 Downloads
Ivan Luiz Zilli Bacic, Arnold K. Bregt and David G. Rossiter
G. Bruce Wiersma, Editor, Environmental Monitoring, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA (2004) ISBN 1-56670-641-6 p. 792, US$139.95 (hardback) pp. 245-247 Downloads
Gordon M. Heisler

Volume 87, issue 1, 2006

Predictive modelling of hill-pasture productivity: integration of a decision tree and a geographical information system pp. 1-17 Downloads
Baisen Zhang, Ian Valentine, Peter Kemp and Greg Lambert
Combining deliberative and computer-based methods for multi-objective land-use planning pp. 18-37 Downloads
K.B. Matthews, K. Buchan, A.R. Sibbald and S. Craw
Zoning of sustainable agricultural development in China pp. 38-62 Downloads
Xuegong Xu, Lisheng Hou, Huiping Lin and Wenzheng Liu
Designing crop technology for a future climate: An example using response surface methodology and the CERES-Wheat model pp. 63-79 Downloads
P. Dhungana, K.M. Eskridge, A. Weiss and P.S. Baenziger
TechnoGIN, a tool for exploring and evaluating resource use efficiency of cropping systems in East and Southeast Asia pp. 80-100 Downloads
Thomas C. Ponsioen, Huib Hengsdijk, Joost Wolf, Martin K. van Ittersum, Reimund P. Rotter, Tran Thuc Son and Alice G. Laborte
Appropriateness of farmers' adoption of irrigation methods: The application of the AHP model pp. 101-119 Downloads
Ezatollah Karami
P. Vidhyasekaran, Concise encyclopedia of plant pathology, Food Products Press, Binghampton, NY, USA (2004) ISBN 1-56022-943-8 p. 619. Price $79.95(softback); $129.95(hardback); ISBN 1-56022-943-8 pp. 120-122 Downloads
R.C. Kemerait

Volume 86, issue 3, 2005

Merging genomic control networks and soil-plant-atmosphere-continuum models pp. 243-274 Downloads
S.M. Welch, J.L. Roe, S. Das, Z. Dong, R. He and M.B. Kirkham
Simulation of agroforestry systems with sugarcane in Piracicaba, Brazil pp. 275-292 Downloads
L.F.G. Pinto, M.S. Bernardes, M. Van Noordwijk, A.R. Pereira, B. Lusiana and R. Mulia
Assessing the irrigation strategies over a wide geographical area from structural data about farming systems pp. 293-311 Downloads
L. Maton, D. Leenhardt, M. Goulard and J.-E. Bergez
Agrarian transition and lowland-upland interactions in mountain areas in northern Vietnam: application of a multi-agent simulation model pp. 312-332 Downloads
Jean-Christophe Castella, Stanislas Boissau, Tran Ngoc Trung and Dang Dinh Quang
Simulating the influence of management decisions on the nutrient balance of dairy farms pp. 333-348 Downloads
J. Buysse, G. Van Huylenbroeck, I. Vanslembrouck and P. Vanrolleghem
T.E. Struif Bontkes, & M.C.S. Wopereis (Eds.), Decision Support Tools for Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. A Practical Guide. International Center for Soil Fertility and Agricultural Development (IFDC), Muscle Shoals, AL, USA, and Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Wageningen, The Netherlands. 2003, 194 pp. Price US$25.00(soft back). ISBN 0-8809-142-X pp. 349-350 Downloads
Seydou B. Traore

Volume 86, issue 2, 2005

Simulation modelling of dairy cattle performance based on knowledge of genotype, environment and genotype by environment interactions: current status pp. 121-143 Downloads
Jeremy Bryant, Nicolas Lopez-Villalobos, Colin Holmes and Jennie Pryce
On farm testing of integrated nutrient management strategies in eastern Uganda pp. 144-165 Downloads
A.O. Esilaba, J.B. Byalebeka, R.J. Delve, J.R. Okalebo, D. Ssenyange, M. Mbalule and H. Ssali
Modeling the effect of abrupt changes in nitrogen availability on lettuce growth, root-shoot partitioning and nitrate concentration pp. 166-189 Downloads
Raphael Linker and Corinne Johnson-Rutzke
Economic and environmental analysis of sustainable farming practices - a Bavarian case study pp. 190-206 Downloads
Andreas Meyer-Aurich
Modelling the effect of household composition on the welfare of limited-resource farmers in Coastal Canete, Peru pp. 207-222 Downloads
V.E. Cabrera, P.E. Hildebrand and J.W. Jones
Rice-soybean rotations: opportunities for enhancing whole farm profits or water savings pp. 223-238 Downloads
Michael Popp, Patrick Manning, Paul Counce and Terry Keisling
N. El Bassam and P. Maegaard, Integrated renewable energy for rural communities: Planning guidelines, technologies and applications, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2004) ISBN 0-444-51014-1 315 pp. Price: US$119.00 (hardback) pp. 239-240 Downloads
Wendell A. Porter
Kim H. Tan, Humic matter in soil and the environment. Principles and controversies, Marcel Dekker, New York, NY, USA (2003) ISBN 0-8247-4272-9 408 pp. Price: US$99.75 (hardback) pp. 241-240 Downloads
Peter R. Grace

Volume 86, issue 1, 2005

Dynamic modelling of resource management for farming systems pp. 1-28 Downloads
F. Pfister, H.-P. Bader, R. Scheidegger and P. Baccini
A method for exploring sustainable development options at farm scale: a case study for vegetable farms in South Uruguay pp. 29-51 Downloads
S. Dogliotti, M.K. van Ittersum and W.A.H. Rossing
Ex-ante economic analysis of alternative mulch-based management systems for sustainable plantain production in Southeastern Nigeria pp. 52-75 Downloads
J.-P. Tre and J. Lowenberg-Deboer
Multicriteria fractional model for feed formulation: economic, nutritional and environmental criteria pp. 76-96 Downloads
Carmen Castrodeza, Pablo Lara and Teresa Pena
Analysis of greenhouse gas emissions from the average Irish milk production system pp. 97-114 Downloads
J.W. Casey and N.M. Holden
Y. Pachepsky, D.E. Radcliffe and H.M. Selim, Editors, Scaling Methods in Soil Physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA (2003) ISBN 0-8493-1374-0, p. 424 pp. Price: US$129.95 (hard back) pp. 115-116 Downloads
Julio Dardanelli
T. van Toai, D. Major, M. McDonald, J. Schepers and L. Tarpley, Editors, Digital imaging and spectral techniques: applications to precision agriculture and crop physiology, ASA Special Publication Number 66, American Society of Agronomy, Madison, WI (2003) ISBN 0-89118-152-0 253 pp. Price $85.00 (softback) pp. 116-119 Downloads
Shunlin Liang

Volume 85, issue 3, 2005

Local land use strategies in a globalizing world: Subsistence farming, cash crops and income diversification pp. 209-215 Downloads
Ole Mertz, Reed L. Wadley and Andreas Egelund Christensen
Australian wattle species in the Drakensberg region of South Africa - An invasive alien or a natural resource? pp. 216-233 Downloads
Andreas de Neergaard, Christopher Saarnak, Trevor Hill, Musa Khanyile, Alicia Martinez Berzosa and Torben Birch-Thomsen
Local impacts and responses to regional forest conservation and rehabilitation programs in China's northwest Yunnan province pp. 234-253 Downloads
Horst Weyerhaeuser, Andreas Wilkes and Fredrich Kahrl
Factors driving land use change: Effects on watershed functions in a coffee agroforestry system in Lampung, Sumatra pp. 254-270 Downloads
Bruno Verbist, Andree Eka Dinata Putra and Suseno Budidarsono
A simulation model to study land use strategies in swidden agriculture systems pp. 271-288 Downloads
Endah Sulistyawati, Ian R. Noble and Michael L. Roderick
Pepper in a time of crisis: Smallholder buffering strategies in Sarawak, Malaysia and West Kalimantan, Indonesia pp. 289-305 Downloads
Reed L. Wadley and Ole Mertz
Land use change patterns and livelihood dynamics on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania pp. 306-323 Downloads
Eija Soini
Making a living: Land pressures and changing livelihood strategies among oil palm settlers in Papua New Guinea pp. 324-339 Downloads
Gina Koczberski and George N. Curry
Developing a methodology for identifying, mapping and potentially monitoring the distribution of general farming system types in Vietnam's northern mountain region pp. 340-363 Downloads
Stephen J. Leisz, Nguyen thi Thu Ha, Nguyen thi Bich Yen, Nguyen Thanh Lam and Tran Duc Vien

Volume 85, issue 2, 2005

An assessment of the energy inputs and greenhouse gas emissions in sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) production in the UK pp. 101-119 Downloads
J. Tzilivakis, D.J. Warner, M. May, K.A. Lewis and K. Jaggard
A framework for decision support related to infectious diseases in slaughter pig fattening units pp. 120-137 Downloads
Nils Toft, Anders R. Kristensen and Erik Jorgensen
Using a whole-farm modelling approach to assess prospective technologies under uncertainty pp. 138-154 Downloads
Javad Torkamani
Determinants of nutrient balances in a maize farming system in eastern Uganda pp. 155-182 Downloads
Ephraim Nkonya, Crammer Kaizzi and John Pender
Technology adoption by resource-poor farmers: considering the implications of peak-season labor costs pp. 183-201 Downloads
Douglas S. White, Ricardo Labarta and Efrain J. Leguia
Book review pp. 202-203 Downloads
Upendra Singh
Paul A. Wojtkowski, Landscape agroecology, Haworth Press, Inc., New York (2004) ISBN 1-56-022-253-0 330 pp. Price US$79.95 (hardback), US$49.95 (paperback) pp. 203-204 Downloads
Tommy Dalgaard
In: M. Metz, Editor, Bacillus thuringiensis: A cornerstone of modern agriculture, Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY (2003) ISBN 1-56022-108-9 242 pp. US$89.95 (hardback); US$59.95 (softback), ISBN: 1-56022-109-7 pp. 204-206 Downloads
John A. Glaser
In: A. Pandey, Editor, Concise Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology, Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, USA (2004) ISBN 1-56022-980-2, p. 735 Price US$149.95 (hardback) pp. 206-207 Downloads
K.C. Das

Volume 85, issue 1, 2005

Artificial neural networks for corn and soybean yield prediction pp. 1-18 Downloads
Monisha Kaul, Robert L. Hill and Charles Walthall
Comparing the performance of techniques to improve the quality of yield maps pp. 19-41 Downloads
T.P. Robinson and G. Metternicht
Characteristics and economic viability of milk production in the smallholder farming systems in The Gambia pp. 42-58 Downloads
Jacques Somda, Mulumba Kamuanga and Eric Tollens
Comparison of adaptive techniques to predict crop yield response under varying soil and land management conditions pp. 59-81 Downloads
S.J. Park, C.S. Hwang and P.L.G. Vlek
Implications of on-farm segregation for valuable milk characteristics pp. 82-97 Downloads
A.E. Dooley, W.J. Parker, H.T. Blair and E.M. Hurley
Book review pp. 98-100 Downloads
Keith T. Ingram
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