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Volume 126, issue C, 2014

Livelihood strategies, resilience and transformability in African agroecosystems pp. 3-14 Downloads
Pablo Tittonell
Resource use efficiency and farm productivity gaps of smallholder dairy farming in North-west Michoacán, Mexico pp. 15-24 Downloads
José Cortez-Arriola, Jeroen C.J. Groot, Ricardo D. Améndola Massiotti, Johannes M.S. Scholberg, D. Valentina Mariscal Aguayo, Pablo Tittonell and Walter A.H. Rossing
Whole-farm nitrogen cycling and intensification of crop-livestock systems in the highlands of Madagascar: An application of network analysis pp. 25-37 Downloads
S. Alvarez, M.C. Rufino, J. Vayssières, P. Salgado, P. Tittonell, E. Tillard and F. Bocquier
Heterogeneity and the trade-off between ecological and productive functions of agro-landscapes: A model of cattle–bird interactions in a grassland agroecosystem pp. 38-49 Downloads
Rodolphe Sabatier, Luc Doyen and Muriel Tichit
A participatory whole farm modelling approach to understand impacts and increase preparedness to climate change in Australia pp. 50-61 Downloads
Daniel Rodriguez, Howard Cox, Peter deVoil and Brendan Power
Gaming for smallholder participation in the design of more sustainable agricultural landscapes pp. 62-75 Downloads
E.N. Speelman, L.E. García-Barrios, J.C.J. Groot and P. Tittonell
Co-innovation of family farm systems: A systems approach to sustainable agriculture pp. 76-86 Downloads
S. Dogliotti, M.C. García, S. Peluffo, J.P. Dieste, A.J. Pedemonte, G.F. Bacigalupe, M. Scarlato, F. Alliaume, J. Alvarez, M. Chiappe and W.A.H. Rossing

Volume 125, issue C, 2014

A decision framework for management of conflicting production and biodiversity goals for a commercially valuable invasive species pp. 1-11 Downloads
Isabelle Grechi, Iadine Chadès, Yvonne M. Buckley, Margaret H. Friedel, Anthony C. Grice, Hugh P. Possingham, Rieks D. van Klinken and Tara G. Martin
A framework for evaluating ecosystem services provided by cover crops in agroecosystems pp. 12-22 Downloads
Meagan E. Schipanski, Mary Barbercheck, Margaret R. Douglas, Denise M. Finney, Kristin Haider, Jason P. Kaye, Armen R. Kemanian, David A. Mortensen, Matthew R. Ryan, John Tooker and Charlie White
Identifying risk-efficient strategies using stochastic frontier analysis and simulation: An application to irrigated cropping in Australia pp. 23-32 Downloads
Brendan Power and Oscar J Cacho
WaterFootprint on AgroClimate: A dynamic, web-based tool for comparing agricultural systems pp. 33-41 Downloads
Daniel R. Dourte, Clyde W. Fraisse and Oxana Uryasev
Production viability and farmers’ willingness to adopt Jatropha curcas L. as a biofuel source in traditional agroecosystems in Totonacapan, Mexico pp. 42-49 Downloads
Y.B. Vera Castillo, H.W. Pritchard, Aymen Frija, Prakashan Chellattan Veettil, J.A. Cuevas Sanchez, P. Van Damme and G. Van Huylenbroeck
Commentary: A critical assessment of the policy endorsement for holistic management pp. 50-53 Downloads
David D. Briske, Andrew J. Ash, Justin D. Derner and Lynn Huntsinger
Comparison of nitrogen balances and efficiencies in rice cum prawn vs. rice cum fish cultures in Mymensingh, North-Eastern Bangladesh pp. 54-62 Downloads
M. Mirhaj, M.A. Razzak and M.A. Wahab
Hatching new ideas about herb pastures: Learning together in a community of New Zealand farmers and agricultural scientists pp. 63-73 Downloads
A.M. Sewell, D.I. Gray, H.T. Blair, P.D. Kemp, P.R. Kenyon, S.T. Morris and B.A. Wood
Theory and reality of integrated rice–duck farming in Asian developing countries: A systematic review and SWOT analysis pp. 74-81 Downloads
Jungho Suh

Volume 124, issue C, 2014

Embedded risk management in dryland sheep systems II. Risk analysis pp. 1-11 Downloads
M.G. Gicheha, G.R. Edwards, S.T. Bell, E.S. Burtt and A.C. Bywater
Embedded risk management in dryland sheep systems I. Field results and development of a destocking algorithm pp. 12-20 Downloads
M.G. Gicheha, G.R. Edwards, S.T. Bell and A.C. Bywater
Productivity and efficiency analysis of maize under conservation agriculture in Zimbabwe pp. 21-31 Downloads
Patrick V. Ndlovu, Kizito Mazvimavi, Henry An and Conrad Murendo
The process of expansion in commercial banana cropping in tropical China: A case study at a Dai village, Mengla County pp. 32-38 Downloads
Le Zhang, Yasuyuki Kono and Shigeo Kobayashi
Simulating crop rotation strategies with a spatiotemporal lattice model to improve legislation for the management of the maize pest Diabrotica virgifera virgifera pp. 39-50 Downloads
Márk Szalai, József Kiss, Szilvia Kövér and Stefan Toepfer
In-farm diversity stabilizes return on capital in Argentine agro-ecosystems pp. 51-59 Downloads
Fernando Pacín and Martín Oesterheld
Returning Organic Residues to Agricultural Land (RORAL) – Fuelling the Follow-the-Technology approach pp. 60-69 Downloads
T. Wassenaar, E. Doelsch, F. Feder, F. Guerrin, J.-M. Paillat, L. Thuriès and H. Saint Macary
Simulation of regional nitrous oxide emissions from German agricultural mineral soils: A linkage between an agro-economic model and an empirical emission model pp. 70-82 Downloads
Martin Henseler and Rene Dechow

Volume 123, issue C, 2014

Sustainable rice production in African inland valleys: Seizing regional potentials through local approaches pp. 1-11 Downloads
Jonne Rodenburg, Sander J. Zwart, Paul Kiepe, Lawrence T. Narteh, Wilson Dogbe and Marco C.S. Wopereis
Site-specific, real-time temperatures improve the accuracy of weed emergence predictions in direct-seeded rice systems pp. 12-21 Downloads
M.E. Lundy, J.E. Hill, C. van Kessel, D.A. Owen, R.M. Pedroso, L.G. Boddy, A.J. Fischer and B.A. Linquist
Success of diagnostic approach to rainfed, wheat-based cropping systems in Western Australia pp. 22-33 Downloads
Darshan L. Sharma and Walter K. Anderson
Modelling interactions between farm-level structural adjustment and a regional economy: A case of the Australian rice industry pp. 34-42 Downloads
Shahbaz Mushtaq, Geoff Cockfield, Neil White and Guy Jakeman
Life cycle and economic assessment of Western Canadian pulse systems: The inclusion of pulses in crop rotations pp. 43-53 Downloads
S. MacWilliam, M. Wismer and S. Kulshreshtha
A diagnostic appraisal of the sorghum farming system and breeding priorities in Striga infested agro-ecologies of Ethiopia pp. 54-61 Downloads
Rebeka Gebretsadik, H. Shimelis, M.D. Laing, P. Tongoona and N. Mandefro
Maize–mucuna rotation: An alternative technology to improve water productivity in smallholder farming systems pp. 62-70 Downloads
P. Masikati, A. Manschadi, A. van Rooyen and J. Hargreaves
A hybrid fuzzy-stochastic programming method for water trading within an agricultural system pp. 71-83 Downloads
Y.P. Li, J. Liu and G.H. Huang
Is rainfed agriculture really a pathway from poverty? pp. 84-96 Downloads
David Harris and Alastair Orr
The carbon footprint of lamb: Sources of variation and opportunities for mitigation pp. 97-107 Downloads
A.K. Jones, D.L. Jones and P. Cross
Ex-ante assessment of soil conservation methods in the uplands of Vietnam: An agent-based modeling approach pp. 108-119 Downloads
Dang Viet Quang, Pepijn Schreinemachers and Thomas Berger
Application of artificial neural networks for prediction of output energy and GHG emissions in potato production in Iran pp. 120-127 Downloads
Benyamin Khoshnevisan, Shahin Rafiee, Mahmoud Omid, Hossein Mousazadeh and Mohammad Ali Rajaeifar

Volume 122, issue C, 2013

A whole-farm profitability analysis of organic and conventional cropping systems pp. 1-10 Downloads
Timothy A. Delbridge, Carmen Fernholz, Robert King and William Lazarus
EIS Pesticides: An environmental information system to characterize agricultural activities and calculate agro-environmental indicators at embedded watershed scales pp. 11-21 Downloads
Françoise Vernier, André Miralles, François Pinet, Nadia Carluer, Véronique Gouy, Guilhem Molla and Kevin Petit
Adoption of improved potato varieties in Ethiopia: The role of agricultural knowledge and innovation system and smallholder farmers’ quality assessment pp. 22-32 Downloads
Gumataw K. Abebe, Jos Bijman, Stefano Pascucci and Onno Omta
Detailed description of grazing systems using nonlinear optimisation methods: A model of a pasture-based New Zealand dairy farm pp. 33-41 Downloads
Graeme J. Doole and Alvaro J. Romera
Cognitive mapping: A method to elucidate and present farmers’ risk perception pp. 42-52 Downloads
Frankwin van Winsen, Yann de Mey, Ludwig Lauwers, Steven Van Passel, Mark Vancauteren and Erwin Wauters
Simultaneous modelling of the determinants of the partial inputs productivity in the municipality of Banikoara, Northern Benin pp. 53-59 Downloads
Senakpon Kokoye, Jacob A. Yabi, Silvère D. Tovignan, Rosaine N. Yegbemey and Ernst-August Nuppenau
Modeling the environmental behavior and performance of livestock farmers in China: An ABM approach pp. 60-72 Downloads
Chaohui Zheng, Yi Liu, Bettina Bluemling, Jining Chen and Arthur P.J. Mol
Life cycle assessment of the potential carbon credit from no- and reduced-tillage winter wheat-based cropping systems in Eastern Washington State pp. 73-78 Downloads
U. Zaher, C. Stöckle, K. Painter and S. Higgins

Volume 121, issue C, 2013

The ENSO effect on peanut yield as influenced by planting date and soil type pp. 1-8 Downloads
Prem Woli, Joel O. Paz, Gerrit Hoogenboom, Axel Garcia y Garcia and Clyde W. Fraisse
Evaluation of a feeding strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farming: The level of analysis matters pp. 9-22 Downloads
C.E. Van Middelaar, P.B.M. Berentsen, J. Dijkstra and I.J.M. De Boer
Cover crops effect on farm benefits and nitrate leaching: Linking economic and environmental analysis pp. 23-32 Downloads
José Luis Gabriel, Alberto Garrido and Miguel Quemada
Comparing the environmental impacts of alternative protein crops in poultry diets: The consequences of uncertainty pp. 33-42 Downloads
Ilkka Leinonen, Adrian G. Williams, Anthony H. Waller and Ilias Kyriazakis
The effects of natural disasters on farm household income and expenditures: A study on rice farmers in Bangladesh pp. 43-52 Downloads
Khondoker Abdul Mottaleb, Samarendu Mohanty, Hoa Thi Khanh Hoang and Roderick M. Rejesus
Simulation analysis of factors affecting sorghum yield at selected sites in eastern and southern Africa, with emphasis on increasing temperatures pp. 53-62 Downloads
Neil C. Turner and K.P.C. Rao
Feasibility and competitiveness of intensive smallholder dairy farming in Brazil in comparison with soya and sugarcane: Case study of the Balde Cheio Programme pp. 63-72 Downloads
André Monteiro Novo, Maja Slingerland, Kees Jansen, Argyris Kanellopoulos and Ken E. Giller
Environmental efficiency, productivity and public funds: The case of the Italian agricultural industry pp. 73-80 Downloads
Greta Falavigna, Alessandro Manello and Sara Pavone
Family farmers and biodiesel production: Systems thinking and multi-level decisions in Northern Minas Gerais, Brazil pp. 81-95 Downloads
Madeleine J. Florin, Martin K. van Ittersum and Gerrie W.J. van de Ven
Tradeoffs in crop residue utilization in mixed crop–livestock systems and implications for conservation agriculture pp. 96-105 Downloads
Moti Jaleta, Menale Kassie and Bekele Shiferaw
A survey-based exploration of land-system dynamics in an agricultural region of Northeast China pp. 106-116 Downloads
Qiangyi Yu, Wenbin Wu, Peter Verburg, Jasper van Vliet, Peng Yang, Qingbo Zhou and Huajun Tang
Operational planning of herbicide-based weed management pp. 117-129 Downloads
Mariela V. Lodovichi, Aníbal M. Blanco, Guillermo R. Chantre, J. Alberto Bandoni, Mario R. Sabbatini, Mario Vigna, Ricardo López and Ramón Gigón
Typology and physical–chemical characterization of bovine milk produced with different productions strategies pp. 130-134 Downloads
A.M. Gabbi, C.M. McManus, A.V. Silva, L.T. Marques, M.B. Zanela, M.P. Stumpf and V. Fischer
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