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Volume 79, issue 3, 2004

A critical assessment of the system of rice intensification (SRI) pp. 261-281 Downloads
A. Dobermann
The efficacy of controlling phosphorus loading: the case of management-intensive grazing pp. 283-303 Downloads
Jonathan R. Winsten and Jeffrey Stokes
RIM: a bioeconomic model for integrated weed management of Lolium rigidum in Western Australia pp. 305-325 Downloads
David Pannell, Vanessa Stewart, Anne Bennett, Marta Monjardino, Carmel Schmidt and Stephen B. Powles
Sustainability of ecological and conventional agricultural systems in Bangladesh: an assessment based on environmental, economic and social perspectives pp. 327-351 Downloads
Golam Rasul and Gopal B. Thapa
Investigating technical efficiency and potential technological change in Dutch pig farming pp. 353-367 Downloads
Alfons Oude Lansink and Stijn Reinhard
Physical Methods in Agriculture: Approaches to Precision and Quality: J. Blahovec and M. Kutilek; Kluwer Academic Publishers, New York, 2002, 454 pages, hardback, ISBN 0-306-47430-1, [euro]205 (US$195) pp. 369-370 Downloads
Ernest W. Tollner

Volume 79, issue 2, 2004

Who is using the new technology? The association of wealth status and gender with the planting of improved tree fallows in Eastern Province, Zambia pp. 131-144 Downloads
Donald Phiri, Steven Franzel, Paramu Mafongoya, Isaac Jere, Roza Katanga and Stanslous Phiri
A scenario exploration of strategic land use options for the Loess Plateau in northern China pp. 145-170 Downloads
C. H. Lu, M. K. van Ittersum and R. Rabbinge
A decision support system to improve individual cattle management. 1. A mechanistic, dynamic model for animal growth pp. 171-204 Downloads
Luis Orlindo Tedeschi, Danny G. Fox and Pablo J. Guiroy
Facilitated learning in soil fertility management: assessing potentials of low-external-input technologies in east African farming systems pp. 205-223 Downloads
A. de Jager, D. Onduru and C. Walaga
Agroecosystem sustainability: a system simulation model approach pp. 225-241 Downloads
K. W. Belcher, M. M. Boehm and M. E. Fulton
High temperature index--for field evaluation of heat tolerance in wheat varieties pp. 243-255 Downloads
Jagadish Rane and Shantha Nagarajan
Agronomic Handbook: Management of Crops, Soils, and their Fertility: J.B. Jones, Jr.; CRC, Boca Raton, 2003, 450 pages, hardback, ISBN 0-8493-0897-6, US$99.95 pp. 257-258 Downloads
Joel K. Ransom

Volume 79, issue 1, 2004

Uptake pathways: the potential of Bayesian belief networks to assist the management, monitoring and evaluation of development-orientated research pp. 3-15 Downloads
J. S. Henderson and R. W. Burn
Assessing the performance of a nucleus estate and smallholder scheme for oil palm production in West Sumatra: a stochastic frontier analysis pp. 17-30 Downloads
Hasnah, Euan Fleming and Timothy Coelli
Learning from failure: smallholder farming systems and IPM in Malawi pp. 31-54 Downloads
Alastair Orr and J. Mark Ritchie
Spatial carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus budget of a village in the West African savanna--I. Element pools and structure of a mixed-farming system pp. 55-81 Downloads
Raphael J. Manlay, Alexandre Ickowicz, Dominique Masse, Christian Floret, Didier Richard and Christian Feller
Spatial carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus budget in a village of the West African savanna--II. Element flows and functioning of a mixed-farming system pp. 83-107 Downloads
Raphael J. Manlay, Alexandre Ickowicz, Dominique Masse, Christian Feller and Didier Richard
Analysis of field machinery performance based on daily soil workability status using discrete event simulation or on average workday probability pp. 109-129 Downloads
A. de Toro and P. -A. Hansson

Volume 78, issue 3, 2003

Dry mass production and leaf area development of field-grown ornamental conifers: measurements and simulation pp. 337-353 Downloads
A. A. Pronk, E. Heuvelink and H. Challa
Simulation of winter wheat yield and water use efficiency in the Loess Plateau of China using WAVES pp. 355-367 Downloads
Shaozhong Kang, Lu Zhang, Yinli Liang and Warrick Dawes
The impacts of greenhouse gas abatement policies on the predominantly grazing systems of south-western Australia pp. 369-386 Downloads
Elizabeth Petersen, Steven Schilizzi and David Bennett
Assessing the technical efficiency of horticultural production in Navarra, Spain pp. 387-403 Downloads
Belen Iraizoz, Manuel Rapun Garate and Idoia Zabaleta
Economic assessment of technological change and land degradation in agriculture: application to the Sri Lanka tea sector pp. 405-423 Downloads
Rohan T. Jayasuriya
The effects of scale on crop yield variability pp. 425-434 Downloads
T. Gorski and K. Gorska

Volume 78, issue 2, 2003

Preface pp. 119-121 Downloads
Robert Chambers
Foreword pp. 123-125 Downloads
Peter J. Matlon
Using evaluation to enhance institutional learning and change: recent experiences with agricultural research and development pp. 127-142 Downloads
Douglas Horton and Ronald Mackay
Expanding the use of impact assessment and evaluation in agricultural research and development pp. 143-165 Downloads
Ronald Mackay and Douglas Horton
Why impact analysis should not be used for research evaluation and what the alternatives are pp. 166-184 Downloads
Javier Ekboir
Disciplines, institutions and organizations: impact assessments in context pp. 185-211 Downloads
Rajeswari S. Raina
From measuring impact to learning institutional lessons: an innovation systems perspective on improving the management of international agricultural research pp. 213-241 Downloads
Andrew Hall, V. Rasheed Sulaiman, Norman Clark and B. Yoganand
Impact pathway evaluation: an approach for achieving and attributing impact in complex systems pp. 243-265 Downloads
Boru Douthwaite, Thomas Kuby, Elske van de Fliert and Steffen Schulz
Impact pathway analysis: an approach to strengthening the impact orientation of agricultural research pp. 267-285 Downloads
Andreas Springer-Heinze, Frank Hartwich, J. Simon Henderson, Douglas Horton and Isaac Minde
Measuring the impact of user participation in agricultural and natural resource management research pp. 287-306 Downloads
Nancy L. Johnson, Nina Lilja and Jacqueline A. Ashby
An analysis of IPGRI's influence on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture pp. 307-327 Downloads
Raphael Sauve and Jamie Watts

Volume 78, issue 1, 2003

The ALMANAC model's sensitivity to input variables pp. 1-16 Downloads
Yun Xie, James R. Kiniry and Jimmy R. Williams
Evaluation and application of the OILCROP-SUN model for sunflower in southern Italy pp. 17-30 Downloads
Michele Rinaldi, Nicola Losavio and Zina Flagella
Identification of farmer characteristics and farm strategies explaining changes in environmental management and environmental and economic performance of dairy farms pp. 31-55 Downloads
C. J. M. Ondersteijn, G. W. J. Giesen and R. B. M. Huirne
Agroforestry adoption in southern Malawi: the case of mixed intercropping of Gliricidia sepium and maize pp. 57-71 Downloads
Paul Thangata and J. R. R. Alavalapati
Analysis of strategic planning of Dutch pig farmers using a multivariate probit model pp. 73-84 Downloads
Alfons Oude Lansink, Mirella van den Berg and Ruud Huirne
Assessment of the quality of farmers' environmental management and its effects on resource use efficiency: a Dutch case study pp. 85-103 Downloads
T. J. de Koeijer, Ada Wossink, A. B. Smit, S. R. M. Janssens, J. A. Renkema and P. C. Struik
Uncertain Control of Dynamic Economic Threshold in Pest Management pp. 105-118 Downloads
Yunchang Bor

Volume 77, issue 3, 2003

Quantitative and visual assessments of climate change impacts on South Australian wheat production pp. 173-186 Downloads
Qunying Luo, Martin A. J. Williams, William Bellotti and Brett Bryan
Farmer nurseries as a catalyst for developing sustainable land use systems in southern Africa. Part A: Nursery productivity and organization pp. 187-201 Downloads
Andreas Bohringer, Elias T. Ayuk, Roza Katanga and Stephen Ruvuga
Farmer nurseries as a catalyst for developing sustainable land use systems in southern Africa. Part B: Support systems, early impact and policy issues pp. 203-217 Downloads
Andreas Bohringer and Elias T. Ayuk
Efficiencies and biomass appropriation of food commodities on global and regional levels pp. 219-255 Downloads
Stefan Wirsenius

Volume 77, issue 2, 2003

Systems analysis by graph theoretical techniques: assessment of the agricultural innovation system of Azerbaijan pp. 91-116 Downloads
Tugrul Temel, Willem Janssen and Fuad Karimov
Delineation of suitable areas for crops using a Multi-Criteria Evaluation approach and land use/cover mapping: a case study in Central Mexico pp. 117-136 Downloads
Alejandro Ceballos-Silva and Jorge Lopez-Blanco
Modelling apple orchard systems pp. 137-154 Downloads
Susan M. Hester and Oscar Cacho
Comparative performance of selected mathematical programming models pp. 155-171 Downloads
M. Arriaza and J. A. Gomez-Limon

Volume 77, issue 1, 2003

Achieving efficiency and equity in irrigation management: an optimization model of the El Angel watershed, Carchi, Ecuador pp. 1-22 Downloads
Elizabeth M. Evans, David R. Lee, Richard N. Boisvert, Blanca Arce, Tammo S. Steenhuis, Mauricio Prano and Susan V. Poats
Predicting regional rice production in South Korea using spatial data and crop-growth modeling pp. 23-38 Downloads
Jin I. Yun
Mapping livestock-oriented agricultural production systems for the developing world pp. 39-63 Downloads
R. L. Kruska, R. S. Reid, P. K. Thornton, N. Henninger and P. M. Kristjanson
Irrigation deficits and farmers' vulnerability in Southern India pp. 65-88 Downloads
Cecile Brugere and John Lingard
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