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Volume 132, issue C, 2015

RAAIS: Rapid Appraisal of Agricultural Innovation Systems (Part I). A diagnostic tool for integrated analysis of complex problems and innovation capacity pp. 1-11 Downloads
Marc Schut, Laurens Klerkx, Jonne Rodenburg, Juma Kayeke, Léonard C. Hinnou, Cara M. Raboanarielina, Patrice Y. Adegbola, Aad van Ast and Lammert Bastiaans
RAAIS: Rapid Appraisal of Agricultural Innovation Systems (Part II). Integrated analysis of parasitic weed problems in rice in Tanzania pp. 12-24 Downloads
Marc Schut, Jonne Rodenburg, Laurens Klerkx, Juma Kayeke, Aad van Ast and Lammert Bastiaans
Can animal genetics and flock management be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but also maintain productivity of wool-producing enterprises? pp. 25-34 Downloads
Douglas J. Alcock, Matthew T. Harrison, Richard P. Rawnsley and Richard J. Eckard
Tillage systems effects on soil carbon stock and physical fractions of soil organic matter pp. 35-39 Downloads
Érika Flávia Machado Pinheiro, David Vilas Boas de Campos, Fabiano de Carvalho Balieiro, Lúcia Helena Cunha dos Anjos and Marcos Gervasio Pereira
Environmental consequences of adaptation to climate change in Swiss agriculture: An analysis at farm level pp. 40-51 Downloads
Danielle M. Tendall and Gérard Gaillard
A conceptual framework to support adaptation of farming systems – Development and application with Forage Rummy pp. 52-61 Downloads
Gael Martin
Identifying management strategies to improve sustainability and household income for herders on the desert steppe in Inner Mongolia, China pp. 62-72 Downloads
Zhiguo Li, Guodong Han, Mengli Zhao, Jing Wang, Zhongwu Wang, David R. Kemp, David L. Michalk, Andreas Wilkes, Karl Behrendt, Hong Wang and Colin Langford
A review of post-war changes in rice farming and biodiversity in Japan pp. 73-84 Downloads
Naoki Katayama, Yuki G. Baba, Yoshinobu Kusumoto and Koichi Tanaka
Land health surveillance and response: A framework for evidence-informed land management pp. 93-106 Downloads
Keith D. Shepherd, Gemma Shepherd and Markus G. Walsh
An analysis of Northern Ireland farmers' experiences of using a target-driven beef heifer growth management plan and development of an empirical model leading to the launch of a decision support tool to promote first calving of beef heifers at 24 months pp. 107-120 Downloads
F.M. Titterington, S.J. Morrison, F.O. Lively, A.R.G. Wylie, A.W. Gordon and M.R. Browne
Economic impacts of nitrogen and phosphorus use efficiency on nineteen intensive grass-based dairy farms in the South of Ireland pp. 121-132 Downloads
E. Mihailescu, W. Ryan, P.N.C. Murphy, I.A. Casey and J. Humphreys
Climate change impacts on phenology and yields of five broadacre crops at four climatologically distinct locations in Australia pp. 133-144 Downloads
Muhuddin Rajin Anwar, De Li Liu, Robert Farquharson, Ian Macadam, Amir Abadi, John Finlayson, Bin Wang and Thiagarajah Ramilan
The impacts of differentiated markets on the relationship between dairy processors and smallholder farmers in the Peruvian Andes pp. 145-156 Downloads
E. Fuentes Navarro, G. Faure, E. Cortijo, E. De Nys, J. Bogue, C. Gómez, W. Mercado, C. Gamboa and P.-Y. Le Gal
On-farm impact of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI): Evidence and knowledge gaps pp. 157-166 Downloads
Ezra Berkhout, Dominic Glover and Arie Kuyvenhoven
Integrating irrigation management for improved grain yield of winter wheat and rhizosphere AM fungal diversity in a semi-arid cropping system pp. 167-173 Downloads
Run Jin Liu, Ping Ping Sheng, Hai Bin Hui, Qi Lin and Ying Long Chen

Volume 131, issue C, 2014

Simulating potential growth and yield of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) with PALMSIM: Model description, evaluation and application pp. 1-10 Downloads
M.P. Hoffmann, A. Castaneda Vera, M.T. van Wijk, K.E. Giller, T. Oberthür, C. Donough and A.M. Whitbread
The ‘One cow per poor family’ programme: Current and potential fodder availability within smallholder farming systems in southwest Rwanda pp. 11-22 Downloads
C.J. Klapwijk, C. Bucagu, M.T. van Wijk, H.M.J. Udo, B. Vanlauwe, E. Munyanziza and K.E. Giller
Increasing ewe genetic fecundity improves whole-farm production and reduces greenhouse gas emissions intensities pp. 23-33 Downloads
Matthew T. Harrison, Tom Jackson, Brendan R. Cullen, Richard P. Rawnsley, Christie Ho, Leo Cummins and Richard J. Eckard
Minimum tillage adoption among commercial smallholder cotton farmers in Zambia, 2002 to 2011 pp. 34-44 Downloads
Philip P. Grabowski, Steven Haggblade, Stephen Kabwe and Gelson Tembo
Narrowing the rice yield gap in East and Southern Africa: Using and adapting existing technologies pp. 45-55 Downloads
Nhamo Nhamo, Jonne Rodenburg, Negussie Zenna, Godswill Makombe and Ashura Luzi-Kihupi
Effects of modernization and medium term perspectives on water and energy use in irrigation districts pp. 56-63 Downloads
I. Fernández García, J.A. Rodríguez Díaz, E. Camacho Poyato, P. Montesinos and J. Berbel
Integrated assessment of biodiesel policies aimed at family farms in Brazil pp. 64-76 Downloads
João Guilherme Dal Belo Leite, João Vasco Silva and Martin K. van Ittersum
Location specific climate change scenario and its impact on rice and wheat in Central Indian Punjab pp. 77-86 Downloads
S.K. Jalota, B.B. Vashisht, Harsimran Kaur, Samanpreet Kaur and Prabhjyot Kaur
Farmland fragmentation due to anthropogenic activity in rapidly developing region pp. 87-93 Downloads
Shiliang Su, Hu, Yi’na, Fanghan Luo, Gengchen Mai and Yaping Wang
Varying pasture growth and commodity prices change the value of traits in sheep breeding objectives pp. 94-104 Downloads
Giuseppe Rose, H.A. Mulder, A.N. Thompson, J.H.J. van der Werf and J.A.M. van Arendonk
Potential of life cycle assessment to support environmental decision making at commercial dairy farms pp. 105-115 Downloads
Marijke Meul, Corina E. Van Middelaar, Imke J.M. de Boer, Steven Van Passel, Dirk Fremaut and Geert Haesaert
Determining the optimal harvest cycle for copaíba (Copaifera spp.) oleoresin production pp. 116-122 Downloads
Carine Klauberg, Edson Vidal, Luiz C.E. Rodriguez and Luis Diaz-Balteiro

Volume 130, issue C, 2014

Optimizing diet and pasture management to improve sustainability of U.S. beef production pp. 1-12 Downloads
Robin R. White, Michael Brady, Judith L. Capper and Kristen A. Johnson
Management of harvested C in smallholder mixed farming in Ethiopia pp. 13-22 Downloads
Karoliina Rimhanen and Helena Kahiluoto
Impacts of climate change and variability on cattle production in southern Ethiopia: Perceptions and empirical evidence pp. 23-34 Downloads
Bekele Megersa, André Markemann, Ayana Angassa, Joseph O. Ogutu, Hans-Peter Piepho and Anne Valle Zaráte
Feed conversions, ration compositions, and land use efficiencies of major livestock products in U.S. agricultural systems pp. 35-43 Downloads
Christian J. Peters, Jamie A. Picardy, Amelia Darrouzet-Nardi and Timothy S. Griffin
Attitudes and behaviour of adopters of technological innovations in agricultural tractors: A case study in Italian agricultural system pp. 44-54 Downloads
Eugenio Cavallo, Ester Ferrari, Luigi Bollani and Mario Coccia
The farm to biorefinery continuum: A techno-economic and LCA analysis of ethanol production from sweet sorghum juice pp. 55-66 Downloads
Kevin R. Caffrey, Matthew W. Veal and Mari S. Chinn
Synergies between cover crops and corn stover removal pp. 67-76 Downloads
Michelle R. Pratt, Wallace Tyner, David J. Muth and Eileen J. Kladivko
Evaluation of the profitability of a new precision fungicide application system for strawberry production pp. 77-88 Downloads
Ekaterina Vorotnikova, Tatiana Borisova and John J. VanSickle
Virtual experiments using a participatory model to explore interactions between climatic variability and management decisions in extensive grazing systems in the basaltic region of Uruguay pp. 89-104 Downloads
F.J. Dieguez Cameroni, R. Terra, S. Tabarez, P. Bommel, J. Corral, D. Bartaburu, M. Pereira, E. Montes, E. Duarte and H. Morales Grosskopf
Determinants of parasitic weed infestation in rainfed lowland rice in Benin pp. 105-115 Downloads
N’cho, Simon Akahoua, Monique Mourits, Jonne Rodenburg, Matty Demont and Alfons Oude Lansink
A GIS-based agricultural land-use allocation model coupling increase and decrease in land demand pp. 116-125 Downloads
Parastoo Pilehforooshha, Mohammad Karimi and Mohammad Taleai

Volume 128, issue C, 2014

Integrated analysis of land use changes and their impacts on agrarian livelihoods in the western highlands of Kenya pp. 1-12 Downloads
Morgan C. Mutoko, Lars Hein and Harm Bartholomeus
From transfer to translation: Using systemic understandings of technology to understand drip irrigation uptake pp. 13-24 Downloads
Yaakov Garb and Lonia Friedlander
Does investment in irrigation technology necessarily generate rebound effects? A simulation analysis based on an agro-economic model pp. 25-34 Downloads
J. Berbel and L. Mateos
Analyzing diversification possibilities on specialized tobacco farms in Argentina using a bio-economic farm model pp. 35-43 Downloads
M.D. Chavez, Paul Berentsen and Alfons Oude Lansink
Livelihood strategies and the role of livestock in the processes of adaptation to drought in the Coastal Zone of Western Desert (Egypt) pp. 44-54 Downloads
V. Alary, S. Messad, A. Aboul-Naga, M.A. Osman, I. Daoud, P. Bonnet, X. Juanes and J.F. Tourrand
Livestock farmer perceptions of successful collaborative arrangements for manure exchange: A study in Denmark pp. 55-65 Downloads
Masayasu Asai, Vibeke Langer, Pia Frederiksen and Brian Jacobsen
Emergy analysis of grain production systems on large-scale farms in the North China Plain based on LCA pp. 66-78 Downloads
Xiaolong Wang, Yuanquan Chen, Peng Sui, Wangsheng Gao, Feng Qin, Jiansheng Zhang and Xia Wu

Volume 127, issue C, 2014

Integration of forage, beef, and hog production systems in Western Canada: An economic assessment pp. 1-8 Downloads
Derek G. Brewin, Michael Undi, Suren Kulshreshtha, Karin Wittenberg, Mario Tenuta and Kimberly H. Ominski
Effects of regional variation in climate and SOC decay on global warming potential and eutrophication attributable to cereal production in Norway pp. 9-18 Downloads
Audun Korsaeth, Trond Maukon Henriksen, Anne-Grete Roer and Anders Hammer Strømman
Feeding high concentrations of corn dried distillers’ grains decreases methane, but increases nitrous oxide emissions from beef cattle production pp. 19-27 Downloads
Martin Hünerberg, Shannan M. Little, Karen A. Beauchemin, Sean M. McGinn, O’Connor, Don, Erasmus K. Okine, Odd M. Harstad, Roland Kröbel and Tim A. McAllister
Merging remote sensing data and national agricultural statistics to model change in irrigated agriculture pp. 28-40 Downloads
Jesslyn F. Brown and Md Shahriar Pervez
SyNE: An improved indicator to assess nitrogen efficiency of farming systems pp. 41-52 Downloads
O. Godinot, M. Carof, F. Vertès and P. Leterme
Generating global crop distribution maps: From census to grid pp. 53-60 Downloads
Liangzhi You, Stanley Wood, Ulrike Wood-Sichra and Wenbin Wu
The impact of field size and energy cost on the profitability of supplemental corn irrigation pp. 61-69 Downloads
Christopher Boyer, James Larson, Roland Roberts, Angela T. McClure and Donald D. Tyler
Long-term implications of water erosion in olive-growing areas in southern Spain arising from a model-based integrated assessment at hillside scale pp. 70-80 Downloads
Javier Ibáñez, Jaime Martínez-Valderrama, Encarnación V. Taguas and José A. Gómez
An evaluation of the statistical methods for testing the performance of crop models with observed data pp. 81-89 Downloads
J.M. Yang, J.Y. Yang, S. Liu and G. Hoogenboom
Analysis of conservation agriculture preferences for researchers, extension agents, and tribal farmers in Nepal using Analytic Hierarchy Process pp. 90-96 Downloads
Brinton Reed, Catherine Chan-Halbrendt, B.B. Tamang and Narendra Chaudhary
Farm-level multifunctionality associated with farming techniques in olive growing: An integrated modeling approach pp. 97-114 Downloads
Carmen Carmona-Torres, Carlos Parra-López, Ascensión Hinojosa-Rodríguez and Samir Sayadi
Functions and limitations of farmer cooperatives as innovation intermediaries: Findings from China pp. 115-125 Downloads
Huan Yang, Laurens Klerkx and Cees Leeuwis
Productivity and efficiency impacts of conservation tillage in northwest Indo-Gangetic Plains pp. 126-138 Downloads
Vijesh Krishna and Prakashan Chellattan Veettil
A model for crop yield and water footprint assessment: Study of maize in the Po valley pp. 139-149 Downloads
E. Nana, C. Corbari and D. Bocchiola
Modelling ex-ante the economic and environmental impacts of Genetically Modified Herbicide Tolerant maize cultivation in Europe pp. 150-160 Downloads
Pascal Tillie, Koen Dillen and Emilio Rodríguez-Cerezo
What role can crop models play in supporting climate change adaptation decisions to enhance food security in Sub-Saharan Africa? pp. 161-177 Downloads
Heidi Webber, Thomas Gaiser and Frank Ewert
Optimization model of agricultural production system in grain farms under risk, in Sorriso, Brazil pp. 178-188 Downloads
Mauro Osaki and Mário Otavio Batalha
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