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Volume 120, issue C, 2013

Life cycle assessment of phosphorus use efficient wheat grown in Australia pp. 2-9 Downloads
Bradley G. Ridoutt, Enli Wang, Peerasak Sanguansri and Zhongkui Luo
A simple regional downscaling approach for spatially distributing land use types for agricultural land pp. 10-19 Downloads
Dominique Gärtner, Armin Keller and Rainer Schulin
Farmers’ perceptions of the quality of extension services provided by non-governmental organisations in two municipalities in the Central Region of Ghana pp. 20-26 Downloads
Donus K. Buadi, Kwabena A. Anaman and Joseph A. Kwarteng
A typological characterization of dairy Assaf breed sheep farms at NW of Spain based on structural factor pp. 27-37 Downloads
J.A. Riveiro, A.R. Mantecón, C.J. Álvarez and P. Lavín
Sustainability of holistic and conventional cattle ranching in the seasonally dry tropics of Chiapas, Mexico pp. 38-48 Downloads
Bruce G. Ferguson, Stewart A.W. Diemont, Rigoberto Alfaro-Arguello, Jay F. Martin, José Nahed-Toral, David Álvarez-Solís and René Pinto-Ruíz
Farmer perception of suitable conditions for slurry application compared with decision support system recommendations pp. 49-60 Downloads
A. Kerebel, R. Cassidy, P. Jordan and N.M. Holden
Pan-European crop modelling with EPIC: Implementation, up-scaling and regional crop yield validation pp. 61-75 Downloads
Juraj Balkovič, Marijn van der Velde, Erwin Schmid, Rastislav Skalský, Nikolay Khabarov, Michael Obersteiner, Bernhard Stürmer and Wei Xiong
Opportunistic Mediterranean agriculture – Using ephemeral pasture legumes to utilize summer rainfall pp. 76-84 Downloads
Dion L. Nicol, John Finlayson, Timothy D. Colmer and Megan H. Ryan

Volume 119, issue C, 2013

Intensification of coffee systems can increase the effectiveness of REDD mechanisms pp. 1-9 Downloads
Martin R.A. Noponen, Jeremy P. Haggar, Gareth Edwards-Jones and John R. Healey
Interactions between land use change, regional development, and climate change in the Poyang Lake district from 1985 to 2035 pp. 10-21 Downloads
Dan Yan, Uwe Schneider, Erwin Schmid, He Qing Huang, Lihu Pan and Oliver Dilly
Modeling maize yield responses to improvement in nutrient, water and cultivar inputs in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 22-34 Downloads
Christian Folberth, Hong Yang, Thomas Gaiser, Karim C. Abbaspour and Rainer Schulin
Dilemma in participatory selection of varieties pp. 35-42 Downloads
M. Misiko
Influence of climate change on short term management of field crops – A modelling approach pp. 44-57 Downloads
Joachim Aurbacher, Phillip S. Parker, Germán A. Calberto Sánchez, Jennifer Steinbach, Evelyn Reinmuth, Joachim Ingwersen and Stephan Dabbert

Volume 118, issue C, 2013

Evaluation of effects of cotton policy changes on land and water use in Uzbekistan: Application of a bio-economic farm model at the level of a water users association pp. 1-13 Downloads
Nodir Djanibekov, Rolf Sommer and Utkur Djanibekov
Implications of a shift in irrigation technology on resource use efficiency: A Syrian case pp. 14-22 Downloads
Yigezu A. Yigezu, Mohamed A. Ahmed, Kamil Shideed, Aden Aw-Hassan, Tamer El-Shater and Samman Al-Atwan
The impact of climate change on permanent crops in an Alpine region: A Ricardian analysis pp. 23-32 Downloads
Maria De Salvo, Roberta Raffaelli and Riccarda Moser
Economically optimal crop sequences using risk-adjusted network flows: Modeling cotton crop rotations in the southeastern United States pp. 33-40 Downloads
Michael E. Salassi, Michael A. Deliberto and Kurt M. Guidry
CASIMOD’N: An agro-hydrological distributed model of catchment-scale nitrogen dynamics integrating farming system decisions pp. 41-51 Downloads
Pierre Moreau, Laurent Ruiz, Françoise Vertès, Christine Baratte, Luc Delaby, Philippe Faverdin, Chantal Gascuel-Odoux, Benoit Piquemal, Eric Ramat, Jordy Salmon-Monviola and Patrick Durand
Combining a typology and a conceptual model of cropping system to explore the diversity of relationships between ecosystem services: The case of erosion control in coffee-based agroforestry systems in Costa Rica pp. 52-64 Downloads
Louise Meylan, Anne Merot, Christian Gary and Bruno Rapidel
Unravelling the role of innovation platforms in supporting co-evolution of innovation: Contributions and tensions in a smallholder dairy development programme pp. 65-77 Downloads
Catherine W. Kilelu, Laurens Klerkx and Cees Leeuwis
Data Envelopment Analysis of sustainability indicators of European agricultural systems at regional level pp. 78-90 Downloads
Johanna C. Gerdessen and Stefano Pascucci
Courting the rain: Rethinking seasonality and adaptation to recurrent drought in semi-arid southern Africa pp. 91-104 Downloads
J. Milgroom and K.E. Giller

Volume 117, issue C, 2013

Adapting to uncertainty associated with short-term climate variability changes in irrigated Mediterranean farming systems pp. 1-12 Downloads
Gabriele Dono, Raffaele Cortignani, Luca Doro, Luca Giraldo, Luigi Ledda, Massimiliano Pasqui and Pier Paolo Roggero
Framing integrated research to address a dynamically complex issue: The red headed cockchafer challenge pp. 13-18 Downloads
Craig Miller and Barry Newell
Cropping system effects on sorghum grain yield, soil organic carbon, and global warming potential in central and south Texas pp. 19-29 Downloads
Manyowa N. Meki, Armen R. Kemanian, Steven R. Potter, Jürg M. Blumenthal, Jimmy R. Williams and Thomas J. Gerik
Climate change awareness is associated with enhanced adaptive capacity pp. 30-34 Downloads
N.A. Marshall, S. Park, S.M. Howden, A.B. Dowd and E.S. Jakku
The relative profitability of dairy, sheep, beef and grain farm enterprises in southeast Australia under selected rainfall and price scenarios pp. 35-44 Downloads
Natalie Browne, Ross Kingwell, Ralph Behrendt and Richard Eckard
Climate change and coconut plantations in India: Impacts and potential adaptation gains pp. 45-54 Downloads
S. Naresh Kumar and P.K. Aggarwal
Adapting crop management practices to climate change: Modeling optimal solutions at the field scale pp. 55-65 Downloads
Niklaus Lehmann, Robert Finger, Tommy Klein, Pierluigi Calanca and Achim Walter
Comparing the determinants of cropland abandonment in Albania and Romania using boosted regression trees pp. 66-77 Downloads
Daniel Müller, Pedro J. Leitão and Thomas Sikor
Climate change and water security: Estimating the greenhouse gas costs of achieving water security through investments in modern irrigation technology pp. 78-89 Downloads
S. Mushtaq, T.N. Maraseni and K. Reardon-Smith
Contribution of Non-Timber Forest Products livelihood strategies to rural development in drylands of Sudan: Potentials and failures pp. 90-97 Downloads
Yahia Omar Adam, Jürgen Pretzsch and Davide Pettenella

Volume 115, issue C, 2013

Autonomy and sustainability: An integrated analysis of the development of new approaches to agrosystem management in family-based farming in Carnaubais Territory, Piauí, Brazil pp. 1-9 Downloads
Francisco das Chagas Oliveira, Ángel Calle Collado and Luiz Fernando Carvalho Leite
An integrated assessment of business risk for pasture-based dairy farm systems intensification pp. 10-20 Downloads
S.R. Fariña, A. Alford, S.C. Garcia and W.J. Fulkerson
Evaluation of mitigation strategies for nitrate leaching on pasture-based dairy systems pp. 21-28 Downloads
. Vogeler, P. Beukes and V. Burggraaf
Encouraging system learning in two poultry subsectors pp. 29-40 Downloads
Barbara van Mierlo, Arni Janssen, Ferry Leenstra and Ellen van Weeghel
Simulation modelling of temperate grassland based dairy calf to beef production systems pp. 41-50 Downloads
A. Ashfield, P. Crosson and M. Wallace
A guide for choosing the most appropriate method for multi-criteria assessment of agricultural systems according to decision-makers’ expectations pp. 51-62 Downloads
M. Carof, B. Colomb and A. Aveline
Mathematical model for strategic planning optimization in the pome fruit industry pp. 63-71 Downloads
Luis P. Catalá, Guillermo A. Durand, Aníbal M. Blanco and J. Alberto Bandoni
Contribution of sorghum to productivity of small-holder irrigation schemes: On-farm research in the Senegal River Valley, Mauritania pp. 72-82 Downloads
E. García-Ponce, H. Gómez-Macpherson, O. Diallo, M. Djibril, C. Baba, O. Porcel, B. Mathieu, J. Comas, L. Mateos and D.J. Connor
Agrarian change, agricultural modernization and the modelling of agricultural households in Tibet pp. 83-94 Downloads
Colin Brown and Scott Waldron
Economic and environmental impacts of changes in culling parity of cows and diet composition in Japanese beef cow–calf production systems pp. 95-103 Downloads
Kazato Oishi, Yohei Kato, Akifumi Ogino and Hiroyuki Hirooka
Bioeconomic model of decision support system for farm management. Part I: Systemic conceptual modeling pp. 104-116 Downloads
Soraya Tanure, Carlos Nabinger and João Luiz Becker
The distribution of roles and functions for upscaling and outscaling innovations in agricultural innovation systems pp. 117-128 Downloads
Frans Hermans, Marian Stuiver, P.J. Beers and Kasper Kok
Man vs. manure: Examining the effects of residential demand on dairy farming in rural America pp. 129-136 Downloads
Tyler Freeman, Richard Schoney and James Nolan
Satellite detection of earlier wheat sowing in India and implications for yield trends pp. 137-143 Downloads
David B. Lobell, J. Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio, Adam M. Sibley and V.S. Sohu
Predicting nitrogen dynamics in a dairy farming catchment using systems synthesis modelling pp. 144-154 Downloads
Andrew P. Smith and Andrew W. Western

Volume 114, issue C, 2013

Generating downscaled weather data from a suite of climate models for agricultural modelling applications pp. 1-5 Downloads
Peter G. Jones and Philip K. Thornton
Analyzing ranch profitability from varying cow sales and heifer replacement rates for beef cow-calf production using system dynamics pp. 6-14 Downloads
B.L. Turner, R.D. Rhoades, L.O. Tedeschi, R.D. Hanagriff, K.C. McCuistion and B.H. Dunn
Climate change impacts and adaptation scope for agriculture indicated by agro-meteorological metrics pp. 15-31 Downloads
M. Rivington, K.B. Matthews, K. Buchan, D.G. Miller, G. Bellocchi and G. Russell
Trade-adjusted measures of productivity increases in US hog production pp. 32-37 Downloads
Kenneth Mathews, Keithly Jones, Michael J. McConnell and Rachel Johnson
Options to reduce the environmental effects of livestock production – Comparison of two economic models pp. 38-53 Downloads
Elke Stehfest, Maurits van den Berg, Geert Woltjer, Siwa Msangi and Henk Westhoek
Does water harvesting induce fertilizer use among smallholders? Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 54-63 Downloads
Mekonnen B. Wakeyo and Cornelis Gardebroek
Increasing nutrient use efficiency through improved feeding and manure management in urban and peri-urban livestock units of a West African city: A scenario analysis pp. 64-72 Downloads
Rodrigue V.C. Diogo, Eva Schlecht, Andreas Buerkert, Mariana C. Rufino and Mark T. van Wijk
Insights into potato innovation systems in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Peru and Uganda pp. 73-83 Downloads
Oscar Ortiz, Ricardo Orrego, Willy Pradel, Peter Gildemacher, Renee Castillo, Ronal Otiniano, Julio Gabriel, Juan Vallejo, Omar Torres, Gemebredin Woldegiorgis, Belew Damene, Roger Kakuhenzire, Imelda Kasahija and Ignatious Kahiu
Combining agroecology and management science to design field tools under high agrosystem structural or process uncertainty: Lessons from two case studies of grassland management pp. 84-94 Downloads
M. Duru
A 2010 map estimate of annually tilled cropland within the conterminous United States pp. 95-105 Downloads
David M. Johnson
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