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Agricultural Systems

1976 - 2014

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Volume 19, issue 4, 1986

Potential crop production prediction by some simple calculation methods, as compared with computer simulations pp. 249-272 Downloads
M. N. Versteeg and H. van Keulen
A quantitative framework for livestock development planning: Part 4--Testing a livestock production proposal pp. 273-298 Downloads
J. A. Gartner and D. Hallam
The delegation of decisions on the farm pp. 299-317 Downloads
Andrew Errington
Irrigation horticulture in highland guatemala: The tablon system of panajachel: Kent Mathewson. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, USA. 1984. Bowker Publishing Co. xxvi + 180 pp. Price: [pound sign]16[middle dot]75 pp. 319-320 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Potential for field beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) in West Asia and North Africa. Proceedings of a regional workshop in Aleppo, Syria, 21-23 May, 1983: Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Cali, Colombia, 1985. 144 pp pp. 319-319 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Genetic engineering of plants: Board on Agriculture, National Research Council. National Academy Press, Washington, DC, USA, 1984. Marketed and distributed by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Price: [pound sign]12[middle dot]00 pp. 320-320 Downloads
R. S. Tayler

Volume 19, issue 3, 1986

A bio-economic model of small-ruminant production in the semi-arid tropics of the Northeast region of Brazil: Part 2--Linear programming applications and results pp. 159-187 Downloads
Nestor Gutierrez-Aleman, A. J. De Boer and E. W. Kehrberg
Development of a simple potato growth model for use in crop-pest management pp. 189-209 Downloads
K. B. Johnson, S. B. Johnson and P. S. Teng
Weight gain in grazing sheep: A detailed comparison between models pp. 211-248 Downloads
Daniel Wallach, Jean Louis Charpenteau and Jean Michel Elsen

Volume 19, issue 2, 1986

Socio-cultural effects on the farming systems research and development approach pp. 83-110 Downloads
Kathleen K. Wilson, Perry F. Philipp and W. W. Shaner
Poultry production for the urban market in developing countries: The case of Zaire pp. 111-125 Downloads
Glenn C. W. Ames and Leng-Makanda Ngemba
Post-harvest energy transformations in horticultural produce pp. 127-140 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
An impact analysis of the development of the rural road system on the production of oil palm in Imo State, Nigeria pp. 141-152 Downloads
Chirs. O. B. Obiechina
Straw and other fibrous by-products as feed: Sundstol, F. and Owen, E. Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., 1984, Amsterdam. 610 pp. Price $109.50 D.fl 285.00. In USA/Canada available from Elsevier Science Publ. Co. Inc., P.O. Box 1663, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, USA pp. 153-156 Downloads
G. Alderman
Energy and agriculture: Stanhill, G. (Ed). Springer, Berlin. 1984. 192 pp. Price: DM 89. US$ 34.90 pp. 157-158 Downloads
M. R. Jones

Volume 19, issue 1, 1986

Changing a post-harvest system: Impact of diffused light potato stores in Sri Lanka pp. 1-19 Downloads
Robert E. Rhoades
Evaluation of the effect of energy price change on beef production management strategies in Hawaii pp. 21-35 Downloads
H. Walter van Poollen and PingSun Leung
The case for insect pest management in agroforestry research pp. 37-54 Downloads
J. S. O. Epila
A bio-economic model of small-ruminant production in the semi-arid tropics of the Northeast Region of Brazil: Part 1--Model description and components pp. 55-66 Downloads
Nestor Gutierrez-Aleman, A. J. De Boer and R. D. Hart
Egg production on cooperative farms: An economic analysis pp. 67-75 Downloads
Remi Adeyemo
Agriculture, poverty and freedom in developing countries: Clayton, Eric, Macmillan, London, 1983. 277 pp. Price [pound sign]15.00 (Hardback), [pound sign]6.95 (Paperback) pp. 77-79 Downloads
David Gibbon
Production and water use of several food and fodder crops under irrigation in the desert area of Southwestern Peru: Alberda, Th. Centre for Agrobiological Research (CABO), Wageningen, The Netherlands. 1984. 56 pp., Agricultural Research Reports 928 (Paperback): Pudoc, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Price: Dfl17.00, US$6.80 (outside USA and Canada) pp. 79-79 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Plantation forestry in the tropics: Evans, J. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1982. 472 pp. Oxford Science Publications, Oxford University Press, paperback, 1984. Price: [pound sign]12.00 pp. 80-79 Downloads
John B. Hall
Letter to the editor pp. 81-82 Downloads
N. B. Mijindadi

Volume 18, issue 4, 1985

Farmer contact and the demonstration of improved farming practices in Nigeria pp. 195-206 Downloads
P. A. Okuneye
Dynamic programming and the computation of economic injury levels for crop disease control pp. 207-226 Downloads
David W. Onstad and Rudy Rabbinge
A soil-climate index to predict corn yield pp. 227-237 Downloads
K. R. Olson and G. W. Olson
The role of innovation, servicing and obsolescence in agricultural extension pp. 239-250 Downloads
J. E. Holt and D. Schoorl
Agriculture: Foundations, principles and development: Raeburn, J. R. John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester, 1984. xv + 329 pp. Price: [pound sign]14[middle dot]75 pp. 251-252 Downloads
A. K. Giles
Agricultural ecosystems; Unifying concepts: Lowrance, R., Stinner, B. R. and House, G. J. (Eds). Wiley-Interscience, New York, 1984. x + 233 pp. Price: [pound sign]40[middle dot]85 pp. 252-255 Downloads
R. M. Morris

Volume 18, issue 3, 1985

Long-run evaluation of fertilization strategies for dryland wheat in Northcentral Oregon: Simulation analysis pp. 133-153 Downloads
Thomas L. Nordblom, Awadelkarim H. Ahmed, Stanley F. Miller and D. Michael Glenn
The problem of inadequate supply of raw cassava for industrial cassava processing: A case study of the Nigerian Root Crops Production Company, Enugu, Nigeria pp. 155-170 Downloads
B. O. Ugwu and O. Okereke
A Markov chain approach to crop yield forecasting pp. 171-187 Downloads
J. H. Matis, T. Saito, W. E. Grant, W. C. Iwig and J. T. Ritchie
Agricultural project management: Monitoring and control of implementation: Smith, Peter, Elsevier Applied Science Publishers, London and New York, 1984, 190 pp. Price: [pound sign]22[middle dot]00 pp. 189-191 Downloads
Steve Wiggins
The ecology of tropical food crops: Norman, M. J. T., Pearson, C. J. and Searle, P. G. E. Cambridge University Press, 1984. Price: [pound sign]32[middle dot]50 (Hardcover). [pound sign]12[middle dot]95 (Paperback) pp. 191-192 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Membrane transport in plants: Cram, W. J., Janacek, K., Rybova, R. and Sigler, K. (Eds). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester/Academia, Prague, 1984. 592 pp. Price: [pound sign]22[middle dot]50 pp. 192-194 Downloads
J. P. Cooper

Volume 18, issue 2, 1985

Technological change in agriculture--The systems movement and power pp. 69-80 Downloads
J. E. Holt and D. Schoorl
The influence of weed competition on crop yield pp. 81-93 Downloads
H. D. J. van Heemst
Development of a computer simulation model of stored product insect populations on grain farms pp. 95-113 Downloads
E. R. Sinclair and J. Alder
A model for simulation of potato growth on the plant community level pp. 115-128 Downloads
S. Fishman, H. Talpaz, R. Winograd, M. Dinar, Y. Arazi, Y. Roseman and S. Varshavski
The food industry: Economics and policies: Burns, J., McInerney, J. and Swinbank, A. (Eds.) Heinemann, London, 1983. 302pp. Price: [pound sign]10.95 pp. 129-131 Downloads
J. M. Walsingham
The EEC and the food industries: Swinbank, A. and Burns, J. (Eds.) Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Management, University of Reading, 1984. Price: [pound sign]7[middle dot]50 incl. p. & p pp. 130-131a Downloads
J. M. Walsingham
Tropical root crops: Production and uses in africa: Terry, E. R., Doku, E. V., Arene, O. B. and Mahungu, N. M. (Eds.). Proceedings of the Second Triennial Symposium, International Society for Tropical Root Crops, Douala, Cameroon, August 1983. IDRC, 1984 pp. 130-131b Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Rice dominant land settlement in Japan. A study of systems within systems: Rutherford, John. Department of Geography, University of Sydney, Australia, 1984. Price: Aust. $14 pp. 131-132 Downloads
D. B. Grigg

Volume 18, issue 1, 1985

A model for pest assessment in New Zealand sheep pastures pp. 1-37 Downloads
N. D. Barlow
Sheep and goats, men and women: Household relations and small ruminant development in southwest Nigeria pp. 39-59 Downloads
C. Okali and J. E. Sumberg
Farm management: Boehlje, Michael D. and Eidman, Vernon R. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1984. pp. 806. Price [pound sign]27[middle dot]00 pp. 61-65 Downloads
Andrew Errington
Mathematical models in agriculture. A quantitative approach to problems in agriculture and related sciences: France, J. and Thornley, J. H. M. Butterworths, London, 1984. Price: [pound sign]35[middle dot]00 pp. 65-66 Downloads
R. N. Curnow
Grassland beef production: Holmes, W. (Ed.). Martinus Nijhoff, Nijmegen. No price given pp. 66-67 Downloads
D. M. Allen

Volume 17, issue 4, 1985

Bases for farm resource allocation in the traditional farming system: A comparative study of productivity of farm resources in abakaliki area of Anambra State, Nigeria pp. 197-210 Downloads
E. C. Okorji and C. O. B. Obiechina
A model for estimating potential market offtake from subsistence herds pp. 211-229 Downloads
P. W. Uys, J. W. Hearne and P. M. Colvin
Simulation of the effect of forage cuttingg on subsequent grain yields of temperate cereals pp. 231-242 Downloads
D. K. Muldoon
Economic evaluation of alley cropping leucaena with Maize-Maize and Maize-Cowpea in Southern Nigeria pp. 243-258 Downloads
Dezi S. Ngambeki

Volume 17, issue 3, 1985

Validation of GOSSYM: Part II. Mississippi conditions pp. 133-154 Downloads
V. R. Reddy, D. N. Baker and J. N. Jenkins
A simulation model for managing perennial grass pastures. Part I--structure of the model pp. 155-180 Downloads
E. M. Smith, L. M. Tharel, M. A. Brown, C. T. Dougherty and K. Limbach
A simulation model for managing perennial grass pastures. Part II--a simulated systems analysis of grazing management pp. 181-196 Downloads
L. M. Tharel, E. M. Smith, M. A. Brown, K. Limbach and B. Razor

Volume 17, issue 2, 1985

Returns from small ruminant production in South West Nigeria pp. 65-83 Downloads
Martin Upton
An appraisal of subsidy expenditure and requirements in cocoa production in Nigeria 1969/70-1983/84 pp. 85-97 Downloads
A. J. Adegeye and J. S. Dittoh
Simulating differences in net returns from beef production under alternative forage systems and management practices pp. 99-116 Downloads
Aditi K. Angirasa, C. Richard Shumway and T. C. Cartwright
Simulation of forage harvest and conservation on dairy farms pp. 117-131 Downloads
P. Savoie, L. D. Parsch, C. A. Rotz, R. C. Brook and J. R. Black

Volume 17, issue 1, 1985

A simulation model of the development, growth and yield of the wheat crop pp. 1-26 Downloads
G.J. O'Leary,, D.J. Connor and D.H. White
A simulation model of the implications of an increasing use of Holstein cows in the UK dairy herd on milk and beef production pp. 27-49 Downloads
C.J. Doyle, M.S. Ridout and D.F. Osbourn
The use of biological simulation models in agricultural management information systems pp. 51-57 Downloads
P.K. Thornton
Evaluating technology for new farming systems: Case studies from Philippine rice farms pp. 59-57 Downloads
J.A.C. Gibb
Consequences of small-farm mechanization pp. 60-57 Downloads
J.A.C. Gibb
Letter to the editor pp. 61-63 Downloads
P.R. Benyon and T.G. Freeman
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