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Agricultural Systems

1976 - 2015

Current editor(s): J.W. Hansen, P.K. Thornton and P.B.M. Berentsen

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Volume 13, issue 4, 1984

Quality, reputation and price in horticultural markets pp. 191-203 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
Systems thinking and practices in the education of agriculturalists pp. 205-225 Downloads
Richard J. Bawden, Robert D. Macadam, Roger J. Packham and Ian Valentine
Kleingrass growth and utilization by growing steers pp. 227-243 Downloads
J. N. Guerrero, H. Wu, E. C. Holt and L. M. Schake
Kenyan agriculture, towards 2000: McCarthy, F. D. and Mwangi, W. M. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, 1982. 81 pp. Price: US$8[middle dot]50 pp. 245-246 Downloads
J. Morrison
Managing agricultural systems: Dalton, G. E., Applied Science Publishers, London, 1982. Price: [pound sign]12[middle dot]00 pp. 246-248 Downloads
Tahir Rehman

Volume 13, issue 3, 1984

A hard systems approach to the management of quality in apple distribution pp. 129-142 Downloads
J. E. Holt and D. Schoorl
A dynamic model for the simulation of cattle herd production systems: Part 3--Reproductive performance of beef cows pp. 143-159 Downloads
Hava E. Kahn and A. R. Lehrer
Crop loss elasticity in relation to weed density and control pp. 161-166 Downloads
Clement Tisdell, B. A. Auld and K. M. Menz
A generalised model of feed intake and digestion in lactating cows pp. 167-186 Downloads
A. C. Bywater
A theory of feeding and growth of animals: Parks, J. R. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 322 pp., 1982. Price: DM 118 (cloth); US$52[middle dot]40 pp. 187-188 Downloads
T. R. Morris
Agriscope: L'Exploitation agricole une approche globale: ARPEPS, 33 rue Rabelais, 49044 Angers Cedex CCP, Nantes 295 99 G, France. Two issues/year, approx. 140 pp. Price: 85 f. in France, 120 f. outside France pp. 189-190 Downloads
R. M. Morris

Volume 13, issue 2, 1984

A dynamic model for the simulation of cattle herd production systems: 2-An investigation of various factors influencing the voluntary intake of dry matter and the use of the model in their validation pp. 63-82 Downloads
Hava E. Kahn and C. R. W. Spedding
Energetics of hill agro-ecosystems: A case study from Central Himalaya pp. 83-95 Downloads
Uma Pandey and J. S. Singh
The evaluation of post-harvest disease control measures using a temperature-time framework pp. 97-111 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
Cash refunds in farm supply co-operatives: Experience from the United States pp. 113-122 Downloads
Remi Adeyemo and Wayne Malone
Hydrologic modeling of small watersheds: Haan, C. T., Johnson, H. P. and Brakensiek, D. L. (Eds). ASAE Monograph No. 5, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Michigan, 1982, 533 pp. Price: [pound sign]25[middle dot]50 pp. 123-124 Downloads
J. S. G. McCulloch
Energy analysis and agriculture: An application to U.S. Corn production: By Vaclav Smil, Paul Nachman and Thomas V. Long II. Bowker Publishing Company, Epping, Essex. 1983. xvi + 191 pp. Price: [pound sign]21[middle dot]75 pp. 124-126 Downloads
M. R. Jones
Grass: Its production and utilisation: Holmes, W. (Ed.). Published for the British Grassland Society by Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1980 (reprinted 1983). Price: [pound sign]9[middle dot]50 pp. 124-142 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Vegetable oil fuels. Proceedings of the International conference on plant and vegetable oils as fuels, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, August, 1982: American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Michigan. 1982. 400 pp. Price: [pound sign]17[middle dot]50 pp. 126-127 Downloads
S. P. Carruthers

Volume 13, issue 1, 1984

Editorial pp. 1-2 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding
Agricultural districts: The demographics of retaining farmland in New York State pp. 3-19 Downloads
Eileen S. Stommes
Maasai herd and flock structures in relation to livestock wealth, climate and development pp. 21-56 Downloads
J. M. King, A. R. Sayers, C. P. Peacock and E. Kontrohr
Monitoring and evaluation of agriculture and rural development projects: Casley, D. J. and Lury, D. A. Johns Hopkins University Press for World Bank. viii + 145 pp. 1983. Price: [pound sign]6[middle dot]76 (US$11) pp. 57-59 Downloads
D. S. Thornton
Agriculture: The triumph and the shame: Body, R. Temple Smith, London. 1982. 139 pp. Price: [pound sign]2[middle dot]95 pp. 59-61 Downloads
D. K. Britton
Beef production from different dairy breeds and dairy beef crosses: More O'Ferrall, G. J. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague, for the Commission of the European Communities. 1982 pp. 61-62 Downloads
R. D. Baker

Volume 12, issue 4, 1983

Interrelationships between net primary production, ground-storey condition and grazing capacity of the Acacia aneura rangelands of semi-arid Australia pp. 191-211 Downloads
E. K. Christie and P. G. Hughes
Design criteria for a distribution terminal for cut flowers pp. 213-230 Downloads
J. E. Holt and D. Schoorl
A quantitative framework for livestock development planning: Part 1--The planning context and an overview pp. 231-249 Downloads
David Hallam, J. A. Gartner and J. P. Hrabovszky
An introduction to farming systems: Haines, M. Longman, London, 212pp with Tables, Figures, Plates and Index. 1982. Price: [pound sign]6[middle dot]95 pp. 251-252 Downloads
W. Holmes
Urban and spatila development in Mexico: Scott, Ian. A World Bank Publication. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 328 pp. 1982. Price: [pound sign]7[middle dot]75. (US$12[middle dot]35) pp. 252-253 Downloads
Peter Hall
Nitrogen cycling in ecosystems of Latin American and the Caribbean: Roberson, G.P., Herrera, R. and Rosswall, T. (Eds). Developments in Plant and Soil Science, Volume 6. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague. 1982. 448 pp. Price: Dfl 150[middle dot]00, US$65[middle dot]00 pp. 253-254 Downloads
R. S. Tayler

Volume 12, issue 3, 1983

Modelling dairy cattle feeding in the South-East region of Brazil pp. 129-170 Downloads
A. G. de Assis and J. France
Potato farming in the Andes: Some lessons from on-farm research in Peru's Mantaro Valley pp. 171-184 Downloads
Douglas Horton
Evaluation of fertility by plant and soil analysis: Davidescu, D. and Davidescu, V. (Translated from the Romanian by Kent, S. L.). Abacus Press, Turnbridge Wells, Kent, Great Britain, 1982, 560 pp. No price given pp. 185-186 Downloads
A. Wild
Economic analysis of agricultural projects: Price Gittenger, J. (2nd edn.), Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 1982 xxi + 505 pp. Price: [pound sign]28[middle dot]25 (US$48[middle dot]75) pp. 186-188 Downloads
M. Upton
Livestock production systems and livestock development in tropical Africa: Jahnke, Hans E. Kieler Wissenschaftsverlag Vauk, 1982. xx + 253 pp. No price given pp. 188-190 Downloads
L. Tyler
Energy for agriculture in Pakistan: Jameel, Muhammad. IIASA. 1982. 39 pp. Price: US$5[middle dot]00 pp. 190-190 Downloads
J. M. Walsingham

Volume 12, issue 2, 1983

A systems approach for use at farm level in developing countries pp. 67-73 Downloads
Jonathan Wadsworth
An analysis of the effect of quality on prices of horticultural produce pp. 75-99 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
A dynamic model for the simulation of cattle herd production systems: Part 1--General description and the effects of simulation techniques on model results pp. 101-111 Downloads
Hava E. Kahn and C. R. W. Spedding
Agricultural system adjustments in southern Vietnam: 1975-1981 pp. 113-123 Downloads
Patrick W. Naughton
Cereal aphid populations: Biology, simulation and prediction: Carter, N., Dixon, A. F. G. & Rabbinge, R. Pudoc, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 91 pp. 1982. Price: [pound sign]6[middle dot]75 pp. 125-126 Downloads
H. F. van Emden
Simulation of plant growth and crop production: Penning de Vries, F. W. T. and van Laar, H. H. (Eds). Centre for Agricultural Publishing and Documentation, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 1982. 308 pp. Price: [pound sign]16[middle dot]00 pp. 126-128 Downloads
S. B. Heath

Volume 12, issue 1, 1983

Green-life and market options in banana distribution pp. 1-16 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
Ex-post estimation for agricultural pest systems pp. 17-30 Downloads
Luis R. Zavaleta and Bruce L. Dixon
Does optimizing plant arrangements reduce interference or improve the utilization of space? pp. 31-36 Downloads
David R. Kemp, Bruce A. Auld and Richard W. Medd
A bio-economic modelling project for small-scale milk production systems in South-East Brasil pp. 37-60 Downloads
N. R. Brockington, C. A. Gonzalez, J. M. Veil, R. R. Vera, N. M. Teixeira and A. G. de Assis
The agricultural economy of Northeast Brazil: Gary P. Kutcher and Pasquale L. Scandizzo. Johns Hopkins University Press for the World Bank, 1981, 271 pp. Price: [pound sign] 18[middle dot]75 pp. 61-63 Downloads
Richard Pearce
The ecology of agricultural systems: T. P. Bayliss-Smith. Cambridge University Press, 1982, 112pp. Price: [pound sign]6[middle dot]95 (hardcover); [pound sign]3[middle dot]25 (paperback) pp. 63-65 Downloads
R. M. Morris

Volume 11, issue 4, 1983

Alternative renewable energy sources for rice production in Thailand pp. 195-209 Downloads
P. D. Dunn, Poonsab Samootsakorn, Nart Tuntawiroon and C. R. W. Spedding
Projection of cattle herd composition using a programmable calculator pp. 211-223 Downloads
M. H. Butterworth and J. . McNitt
Simulating and mapping agricultural land productivity: An application to Macadamia nut pp. 225-253 Downloads
Tung Liang, Wilbert P. H. Wong and Goro Uehara
Letter to the editor pp. 254-255 Downloads
C. Pope and Earl O. Heady

Volume 11, issue 3, 1983

Ex ante analysis of new technology: A comparison of cassava for the feed and fresh markets in Colombia pp. 131-142 Downloads
Douglas Pachico, Willem Janssen and John Lynam
Mechanical damage in agricultural products: A basis for management pp. 143-157 Downloads
D. Schoorl and J. E. Holt
Development of recommended energy and protein allowances for growing pigs pp. 159-186 Downloads
C. T. Whittemore
The world's beef business: By James R. Simpson and Donald E. Farris. The Iowa State University Press. 1982. Price: US$19[middle dot]95 (Cloth), US$12[middle dot]95 (Paper) pp. 187-188 Downloads
David Allen
La productivite des paturages saheliens: Une etude des sols des vegetations et de l'exploitation de cette ressource naturelle: Penning de Vries, F. W. T. and Djiteye, M. A. (Eds.) Numerous Figures and Tables. English summary. 547 pp. Centre for Agricultural Publishing and Documentation, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Price: Dfl. 100[middle dot]00 pp. 188-189 Downloads
A. Blair Rains

Volume 11, issue 2, 1983

Incorporation of environment and feed quality into a net energy model for beef cattle pp. 67-94 Downloads
Otto J. Loewer, Edward M. Smith, Nelson Gay and Robert Fehr
The evaluation of preliminary farming systems technologies: Zero-tillage systems in West Africa pp. 95-103 Downloads
H. C. Knipscheer, K. M. Menz and . Verinumbe
Simulation of some strategies to reduce the effect of climatic variability on farming systems. The case of the Pyrenees mountains pp. 105-125 Downloads
J. -L. Charpenteau, M. Duru, R. Viard and L. Sos
Protein nutrition in ruminants: E.R. Orskov. Academic Press Inc., London. 1982. 155 pp. Price: [pound sign]11[middle dot]80 (US$24[middle dot]50) pp. 127-128 Downloads
C. C. Balch
Aspects of development bank management: Edited by William Diamond and V. S. Raghavan. Economic Development Series in Economic Development (World Bank). Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, USA. 1982. Price: [pound sign]9[middle dot]75 (US$16[middle dot]85) pp. 128-130 Downloads
Alan Harrison

Volume 11, issue 1, 1983

An alternative management system for Alaska Reindeer Herds pp. 1-16 Downloads
Wayne C. Thomas, Edward L. Arobio, Larry L. Naylor and Richard O. Stern
The influence of stochastic shocks, the macro-economy and policy on the agricultural system pp. 17-39 Downloads
R. McFall Lamm
Producer behaviour, market structure and technology in Indian dairy industry: Some managerial implications pp. 41-64 Downloads
Tushaar Shah
Primrose McConnell's the agricultural notebook: Halley, R. J. (Ed.) Butterworths. 682 pp. 1982. Price: [pound sign]17[middle dot]50 pp. 65-64 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding
Feeding beef cattle: Matsushima, J. K. Advanced Series in Agricultural Sciences, Vol. 7. Co-ordinating Editor: Yaron, B., Editors Thomas, G. W., Sabey, B. R., Vaadia, Y.& van Vleck, L. D. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1979, 128 pp. Price: unknown pp. 66-64 Downloads
E. Owen
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