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Agricultural Systems

1976 - 2017

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Volume 22, issue 4, 1986

The ecology and management of small ruminant production systems in the sertao of Ceara, in the Northeast of Brazil pp. 259-287 Downloads
Joao S. de Queiroz, Nestor Gutierrez-Aleman and Federico A. Ponce de Leon
The consumption patterns of food in Sri Lanka with special reference to protein-calorie nutrition pp. 289-303 Downloads
C. Bogahawatte and K. Kailasapathy
Optimal cutting frequency and intervals derived from Johnson and Thornley's model of grass growth pp. 305-314 Downloads
Jia-lin Chen
Technology in the 1990s: Agriculture and food: Blaxter, Sir Kenneth and Fowden, Sir Leslie. The Royal Society, London, 1985. 171 pp. Price: [pound sign]30[middle dot]50 (UK); [pound sign]32 (overseas) pp. 315-316 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding
Far from paradise: Seymour, J. and Girardet, H. (The story of man's impact on the environment). British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1986. 216 pp. Price: [pound sign]9[middle dot]50 pp. 316-319 Downloads
Robert Stanton
Research methodology for livestock on-farm trials: Nordblom, T. L., El Karim Hamid Ahmed, Awad and Potts, G. R. (Proceedings of a Workshop held at Aleppo, Syria, 25-28 March, 1985). International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada, 1985. 313 pp. No price given pp. 319-320 Downloads
I. A. M. Lucas

Volume 22, issue 3, 1986

Determinants of diffusion of cocoa-spraying chemicals among Nigerian cocoa farmers pp. 191-202 Downloads
Amos A. Akinola
The system level of change and its impact on the role of agricultural organizations pp. 203-213 Downloads
J. E. Holt and D. Schoorl
A method for forecasting market supplies in horticulture pp. 215-229 Downloads
D. Schoorl, J. E. Holt and D. G. Mayer
Productivity of yam under alternative cropping systems adopted by small-holder farmers of southeastern Nigeria pp. 231-241 Downloads
E. C. Okorji
Multiple objective programming: An approach to planning and evaluation of agroforestry systems-- Part 1: Model description and development pp. 243-253 Downloads
Guillermo A. Mendoza, Gene E. Campbell and Gary L. Rolfe
Agriculture and environment: The physical geography of temperate agricultural systems: Briggs, D. and Courtney, F. Longman Group, Harlow, Great Britain, 1985, 442 pp. Price: [pound sign]30 pp. 255-256 Downloads
J. M. Walsingham
New directions for biosciences research in agriculture: National Academy Press, Washington, DC, USA, 1985. Price: [pound sign]10.55 pp. 256-257 Downloads
Tilo L. V. Ulbricht

Volume 22, issue 2, 1986

The CAMDAIRY model for formulating and analysing dairy cow rations pp. 81-108 Downloads
D. J. Hulme, R. C. Kellaway, P. J. Booth and L. Bennett
Improving the economic impact of farming systems research pp. 109-125 Downloads
Colin Barlow, Sisira Jayasuriya, Edwin Price, Constancia Maranan and Nicanor Roxas
Analysis of labor to operate linear move irrigation machines pp. 127-140 Downloads
Ilan Amir, Menachem Farbman and Jonathan Dag
A synchronous and differential operational scheme for the NH3 application system in XAIC, China pp. 141-156 Downloads
Zhuang Ling
Simulation of swine herd population dynamics pp. 157-183 Downloads
Devindar Singh
Cereal production: Gallagher, E. J. (Ed.). Butterworths in association with the Royal Dublin Society, London. 1984. x + 354 pp. Price: [pound sign]46.00 pp. 185-186 Downloads
E. H. Roberts
An introduction to human ecology research on agricultural systems in Southeast Asia: Rambo, A. T. and Sajise, P. E. (Eds). University of the Phillipines at Los Banos, Laguna, 1984, Environment and Policy Institute, East-West Centre, 1777 East-West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96848, USA. 327 pp pp. 186-189 Downloads
W. R. Stanton

Volume 22, issue 1, 1986

Estimation of recruitment rates and survival from field census data with application to poikilotherm populations pp. 1-21 Downloads
Christine A. Shoemaker, Gary E. Smith and Robert G. Helgesen
Lending to farmers through the commercial banks in a developing economy: The Nigerian experience pp. 23-32 Downloads
P. S. Aku
Cattle dynamics in a pastoralist community in Ngorongoro, Tanzania, during the 1982-3 drought pp. 33-51 Downloads
W. A. Rodgers and K. M. Homewood
An approach to defining a product market pp. 53-70 Downloads
Noel D. Uri and David M. Barton
An optimum location and size model for a food-processing plant in continuous space pp. 71-79 Downloads
Francisco Juarez and Carlos Romero

Volume 21, issue 4, 1986

A model for evaluating grassland management decisions on dairy farms in the UK pp. 243-266 Downloads
C. J. Doyle and C. Edwards
Prospects for optimizing land use: Agronomic, economic and sociological aspects pp. 267-277 Downloads
J-R. Marty, M. Cabelguenne and A. Hilaire
An evaluation of the structure and function of tropical homegardens pp. 279-310 Downloads
E. C. M. Fernandes and P. K. R. Nair
Isotopes and radiation in agricultural sciences: L'Annunziata, M. F. and Legg, J. O. Two volumes. Academic Press, London, 1984. 292 pp and 356 pp. Price: [pound sign]39.50 and [pound sign]49.00 pp. 311-312 Downloads
J. Elston
Pasture improvement research in Eastern and Southern Africa, proceedings of a workshop held in Harare, Zimbabwe, 17-21 September 1984: Kategile, J. A. (editor). International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada, 1985. No price given pp. 312-313 Downloads
J. Morrison
The marketing of agricultural products: Kohls, R. L. and Uhl, J. N. 6th Edition. Macmillan, New York, 1985. xi + 624 pp. Price: [pound sign]42.00 pp. 313-315 Downloads
J. A. Burns

Volume 21, issue 3, 1986

A model for recycling of feed nutrients in a crop, animal and biogas system in India pp. 159-169 Downloads
R. K. Mehla, A. Srivastava, R. S. Manik and V. D. Mudgal
An analysis of mango production and marketing in Australia pp. 171-188 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
Prediction of milk and milk solids production pp. 189-200 Downloads
E. A. Goodall
The yield, quality and profitability of annual forage, perennial pasture and perennial forage systems under irrigation pp. 201-213 Downloads
D. K. Muldoon
The roles and values of straw and nutritionally improved straw in ruminant rations pp. 215-225 Downloads
T. J. Magowan and O'Callaghan, J. R.
Yield levels of potato crops in Central Africa pp. 227-235 Downloads
A. J. Haverkort
Farming systems research: A review: Simmonds, N. W. World Bank Technical Paper No. 43. The World Bank, Washington, DC, 1985. 97 pp pp. 237-240 Downloads
N. R. Brockington

Volume 21, issue 2, 1986

A natural resource information system for agriculture pp. 81-105 Downloads
Tung Liang and M. Akram Khan
Rating land for crop introduction pp. 107-127 Downloads
T. Liang, M. Akram Khan, L. A. Manrique and Rajbir Parmar
A decision analytic model for chemical control of sooty blotch and flyspeck diseases of apple pp. 129-157 Downloads
Harvey J. Gold and Turner B. Sutton

Volume 21, issue 1, 1986

Agroforestry: An economic appraisal of the benefits of intercropping trees with grassland in Lowland Britain pp. 1-32 Downloads
C. J. Doyle, J. Evans and J. Rossiter
Determination of the optimum capacities of farm machines to adapt for a medium-scale multi-crop production pp. 33-57 Downloads
O. C. Ademosun
Forecasting an agricultural system with random walk priors pp. 59-67 Downloads
David Bessler and Jane C. Hopkins
The impact of livestock feed demand in centrally planned countries on grain and oilseed imports pp. 69-82 Downloads
Kenneth B. Young and Gail Cramer

Volume 20, issue 4, 1986

A mathematical programming model of a crop-livestock farm system pp. 243-268 Downloads
David A. Morrison, Ross S. Kingwell, David Pannell and Michael A. Ewing
Validation of the species composition index pp. 269-279 Downloads
Ronald L. Mitchell, Henry A. Fribourg and J. B. McLaren
Development of an in-field cattle finishing system for the tropics pp. 281-299 Downloads
Devindar Singh, Harris M. Gitlin, J. R. Carpenter and Tung Liang
Farmers' participation in the National Accelerated Food Production Project (NAFPP) in Nigeria pp. 301-311 Downloads
Amos A. Akinola
A systems approach to conservation tillage: Frank M. D'Itri (Ed.). Institute of Water Research and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, USA. Lewis Publishers Inc., Michigan, USA, 1985. 384 pp. Price: [pound sign]36.75 pp. 313-314 Downloads
J. A. C. Gibb
Sistemas de produccion pecuaria extensiva (Extensive Systems of Animal Production), Brasil, Colombia, Venezuela: Vera, Raul R. & Carlos Sera, R. (Eds). The International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Cali. Colombia. 530 pp. 1985. (Spanish text with English summaries). No price given pp. 314-317 Downloads
N. R. Brockington
Pastoral man in the garden of eden. The Maasai of the Ngorongoro conservation area, Tanzania: Arnhem, Kaj. University of Uppsala, Sweden. 1985. 123 pp. Price: SEK 70 pp. 317-319 Downloads
C. Peacock

Volume 20, issue 3, 1986

Optimal energy and resource management in bio-production systems pp. 161-174 Downloads
Syed A. Shah, Larry J. Kutz and Donald A. Bender
Mapping relative viability prospects for pastoralism in Australia pp. 175-193 Downloads
K. D. Cocks, Michael Young and P. A. Walker
Grouping soils with similar properties for areal water budgeting and moisture mapping pp. 195-217 Downloads
M. Akram Khan and Tung Liang
An economic evaluation of breeding systems with selection and crossing of large white and landrace pigs in a closed herd pp. 219-239 Downloads
G. M. Macbeth and C. P. McPhee
Cassava--New potential for a much neglected crop: Cock, J. H. Westview Press, Boulder and London, 1985, 191 pp. No price given pp. 241-240 Downloads
D. W. Wholey

Volume 20, issue 2, 1986

Predicting the liveweight changes of sheep grazing wheat stubbles in a Mediterranean environment pp. 83-103 Downloads
J. P. G. Orsini and G. W. Arnold
Use of multiple regression analysis to estimate average corn yields using selected soils and climatic data pp. 105-120 Downloads
K. R. Olson and G. W. Olson
Dynamic optimization model for feeding of broilers pp. 121-132 Downloads
H. Talpaz, J. R. de la Torre, P. J. H. Sharpe and S. Hurwitz
A combined simulation-optimization approach for predicting crop yields pp. 133-157 Downloads
D. P. Swaney, J. W. Jones, J. W. Mishoe and F. Baker
Cropping systems in the tropics: Principles and management: Palaniappan, S. P. Wiley Eastern Ltd, New York. 1985. 215 pp. No price given pp. 159-183 Downloads
R. W. Willey

Volume 20, issue 1, 1986

Energy and protein balances in traditional livestock systems and ranching in eastern Botswana pp. 1-16 Downloads
N. de Ridder and K. T. Wagenaar
Production policies for pastoralists: The Borana case pp. 17-35 Downloads
Martin Upton
Development and validation of a dynamic model of growth and quality for cool season grasses pp. 37-52 Downloads
W. F. Brown, L. E. Moser and T. J. Klopfenstein
A bio-economic modelling project for small-scale milk production systems in South-East Brazil: Part 2--refinement and use of the model to analyse some short- and long-term management strategies pp. 53-81 Downloads
N. R. Brockington, A. G. de Assis, M. L. Martinez and J. M. Veil
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