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Agricultural Systems

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Volume 16, issue 4, 1985

A methodology for the management of quality in horticultural distribution pp. 199-216 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
Livestock production in central Mali: The `Mouton de Case' system of smallholder sheep fattening pp. 217-230 Downloads
H. E. Kolff and R. T. Wilson
Improving aerial counts of Maasai livestock pp. 231-256 Downloads
J. M. King, A. R. Sayers, P. Chara, P. N. de Leeuw and C. P. Peacock

Volume 16, issue 3, 1985

A simplified input-output model for farming systems with varying input mixes. The case of peasant and state farms in Poland in the 1970s pp. 137-155 Downloads
Tomasz Lonc
A model to estimate the performance, revenues and costs of dairy cows under different production and price situations pp. 157-189 Downloads
J. A. M. van Arendonk
Research on the production systems of the arid zones of Mali--preliminary results: Wilson, R. T., de Leeuw, P. N. and de Haan, C. (Eds). International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May, 1983 (189 pp) pp. 191-194 Downloads
Alexandra P. M. Shaw
A guide for the hydroponic and soilless culture grower: Benton Jones, J. Timber Press, Portland, 1983. Price (paper back): US$19.95 pp. 194-195 Downloads
A. Wild
Foothills for food and forests: Hannaway, D. B. (Ed.). Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences Symposium Series No. 2, Timber Press, Beaverton, Oregon, USA, 1983. 383 pp., soft cover, US$34.95 pp. 195-197 Downloads
R. B. Tranter

Volume 16, issue 2, 1985

Verification and application of a model for predicting damage to horticultural produce during transport pp. 67-83 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
A model to evaluate the economic merits of dry season feeding of growing/fattening cattle in the sub-humid tropics pp. 85-107 Downloads
Jonathan Wadsworth
Measuring the benefits of subsistence versus commercial livestock production in Africa pp. 109-135 Downloads
Roy H. Behnke

Volume 16, issue 1, 1985

Productivity of herded ducks in West Java pp. 1-5 Downloads
A. R. Setioko, A. J. Evans and Y. C. Raharjo
The farmer-based small-farm schemes of the Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority, Southwestern Nigeria pp. 7-21 Downloads
Olusegun Areola, Adetoye Faniran and Olufemi Akintola
A nutrient requirement mapping system for new crop introduction pp. 23-53 Downloads
M. Akram Khan and Tung Liang
Systems of utilizing maize stover for feeding growing cattle pp. 55-65 Downloads
R. A. Kemp and D. N. Mowat

Volume 15, issue 4, 1984

The management of publicly-funded agricultural research and development in the UK: Questions of autonomy and accountability pp. 195-208 Downloads
J. H. M. Thornley and C. J. Doyle
An information system for the control of Puccinia hordei: I--Design and operation pp. 209-224 Downloads
P. K. Thornton and J. B. Dent
An information system for the control of Puccinia hordei: II--Implementation pp. 225-243 Downloads
P. K. Thornton and J. B. Dent
Higher yielding human systems for agriculture: Whyte, W.F. and Boynton, D. (eds). Cornell UP, Ithaca, 1983. 331 pp. Price US$34[middle dot]50 pp. 245-247 Downloads
D. S. Thornton
Letter to the editor pp. 249-251 Downloads
T. C. Cartwright and P. E. Doren

Volume 15, issue 3, 1984

Some efficiency measures for analysis of the productive potential of Indonesian goats pp. 125-135 Downloads
H. C. Knipscheer, U. Kusnadi and A. J. De Boer
Profit in a pig herd from performance testing and selection of breeding stock. The effect of variation in the accuracy and cost of testing pp. 137-151 Downloads
C. P. McPhee and G. M. Macbeth
Using crop and pest models for management applications pp. 153-170 Downloads
J. W. Mishoe, J. W. Jones, D. P. Swaney and G. G. Wilkerson
Systems for producing leaner beef pp. 171-188 Downloads
T. G. Forster, D. N. Mowat, S. D. M. Jones, J. W. Wilton and D. P. Stonehouse
Pastoral and social problems in a semi-arid environment. A simulation model: Freeman, T. G. and Benyon, P. R. (Eds). Published by CSIRO Division of Computing Research, Canberra, Australia and UNESCO MAB Programme, Paris, France, 1983. 575 pp. (offset). Price: Aust. $19[middle dot]00 pp. 189-191 Downloads
F. H. W. Morley
Letter to the editor pp. 193-203 Downloads
J. A. Gartner and D. Hallam

Volume 15, issue 2, 1984

Domestic resource costs and development policy: The case of Guyana's milk supply sector pp. 57-77 Downloads
J. R. D. Ford and T. K. White
Intercopping maize with sorghum in Central America: A cropping system case study pp. 79-99 Downloads
Richard Hawkins
Stratification: An approach to cost-effectiveness for farming systems research and development pp. 101-123 Downloads
W. W. Shaner

Volume 15, issue 1, 1984

Maintenance energy requirements of grazing sheep: A detailed comparison between models pp. 1-22 Downloads
Daniel Wallach, Jean Michel Elsen and Jean Louis Charpenteau
Multiple-criteria decision-making techniques and their role in livestock ration formulation pp. 23-49 Downloads
Tahir Rehman and Carlos Romero
Carbon dioxide: Friend or foe?: Idso, Sherwood B. IBR Press, Tempe, Arizona, 1982. 99. (No price given) pp. 51-53 Downloads
J. R. Milford
Domestication, conservation and use of animal resources: Peel, L. and Tribe, D.E. (Eds). Elsevier, Amsterdam and New York, 1983. xii + 358 pp. Price: US$89[middle dot]25, Dfl 210[middle dot]10 pp. 53-55 Downloads
John C. Bowman
Agricultural soil mechanics: Koolen, A. J. and Kuipers, H. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1983. xi + 241 pp. Price: DM 128[middle dot]00 (approx. US$50[middle dot]90) pp. 55-56 Downloads
D. Payne

Volume 14, issue 4, 1984

Evaluating crop-livestock-based farming systems: A village level study in the dry zone rainfed district of Sri Lanka pp. 199-212 Downloads
C. Bogahawatte
Efficiency differentials in the traditional agriculture of Northern Nigeria pp. 213-228 Downloads
Ndanusa B. Mijindadi and David W. Norman
KUTUN: A morphogenetic model for cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) pp. 229-257 Downloads
H. J. W. Mutsaers

Volume 14, issue 3, 1984

A quantitative framework for livestock development planning: Part 3--Feed demand and supply pp. 123-142 Downloads
J. A. Gartner and D. Hallam
The food marketing system: Implications of the green revolution programme in Nigeria pp. 143-157 Downloads
Remi Adeyemo
A phenomenological model of dry matter partitioning among plant organs for simulation of potato growth pp. 159-169 Downloads
S. Fishman, H. Talpaz, M. Dinar, M. Levy, Y. Arazi, Y. Rozman and S. Varshavsky
Potential wheat yields in Zambia--A simulation approach pp. 171-192 Downloads
H. van Keulen and W. A. J. de Milliano
Project evaluation in regional perspective: A study of an irrigation project in North west Malaysia: Bell, Clive, Hazell, Peter and Slade, Roger. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, for the World Bank, 1982. x + 326 pp. Price (hardback): [pound sign]24 pp. 193-194 Downloads
M. Upton
The food and farm policies of the European community: Harris, Simon, Swinbank, Alan and Wilkinson, Guy. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1983. xii + 354pp. Price: [pound sign]12[middle dot]50 pp. 194-195 Downloads
John S. Marsh
Letter to the editor pp. 197-208 Downloads
Hava E. Kahn and A. R. Lehrer

Volume 14, issue 2, 1984

The managerial capacity of farmers and the development of a cattle industry: Part 1--background and concepts pp. 65-80 Downloads
A. D. Portugal and J. G. W. Jones
A critique of the Texas A&M model when used to simulate beef cattle grazing pasture pp. 81-84 Downloads
M. B. Whelan, E. J. A. Spath and F. H. W. Morley
The validation of GOSSYM: Part 1--Arizona conditions pp. 85-105 Downloads
R. E. Fye, V. R. Reddy and D. N. Baker
Effect of changing energy prices on commodity prices and farm income pp. 107-116 Downloads
Cameron Short, Burton English and Earl O. Heady
Better crops for food: Nugent, J. and O'Conner, M. (Eds). Ciba Foundation Symposium 97. Pitman, London, 1983. 248 pp. Price: [pound sign]25[middle dot]00 pp. 117-119 Downloads
E. H. Roberts
The upland landscapes study: Sinclair, Geoffrey (Ed.). Environment Information Services, Narberth, Dyfed. 1983. 336 pp. Price: [pound sign]12[middle dot]00 pp. 119-120 Downloads
S. R. Gowen
The political economy of mechanization in US agriculture: Price, Barry L. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado. (UK Distributor Bowker Publishing Co., Erasmus House, Epping, Essex CM16 4BU, UK.) Price: [pound sign]13[middle dot]00 pp. 120-122 Downloads
J. A. C. Gibb

Volume 14, issue 1, 1984

Management of alfalfa and the alfalfa Weevil (Hypera postica): An example of systems analysis in forage production pp. 1-30 Downloads
David W. Onstad and Christine A. Shoemaker
Energetics and traditional agricultural systems: A review pp. 31-43 Downloads
J. J. Schahczenski
A quantitative framework for livestock development planning: Part 2--The determination of livestock requirements pp. 45-59 Downloads
David Hallam
Planning and decision in agribusiness: Principles and experiences: Hanf, Claus-H. and Schiefer, Gerhard W. (Eds). Elsevier Scientific Publishing Co., Amsterdam, 1983. vii + 373 pp. Price: Dfl. 195[middle dot]00 (US$83[middle dot]00) pp. 61-63 Downloads
Martin Upton
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