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Agricultural Systems

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Volume 10, issue 4, 1983

A simulation model for a swine breeding unit producing feeder pigs pp. 193-211 Downloads
M. A. Allen and T. S. Stewart
A model for evaluating lamb production systems pp. 213-244 Downloads
J. France, H. D. St. C. Neal, D. W. Probert and G. E. Pollott
A body composition model for predicting beef animal growth pp. 245-256 Downloads
O. J. Loewer, E. M. Smith, K. L. Taul, L. W. Turner and N. Gay
Agricultural co-operation: Malcolm Sargent. Gower, 1982. viii + 156 pp. Price: [pound sign]14[middle dot]50 pp. 257-258 Downloads
F. D. Mills

Volume 10, issue 3, 1983

The growth curve of animals pp. 133-147 Downloads
C. Aguilar, C. Friedli and R. Canas
A simulation model of a breeding ewe flock pp. 149-189 Downloads
D. H. White, P. J. Bowman, F. H. W. Morley, W. R. McManus and S. J. Filan
Nitrogen cycling in south-east Asian wet monsoonal ecosystems: Westselaar, R., Simpson, J. R. and Rosswall, T. (Editors), Australian Academy of Science, Canberra. 1981. vii + 216 pp. Price: Au $25 (Hardcover) + Au $3 postage (overseas) Au $1[middle dot]50 inland pp. 191-192 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Smallholder farming systems with yam in the Southern Guinea Savannah of Nigeria: Diehl, Lothan. G.T.Z. Publications 126. 1981.13 + 340 pp. Price not stated pp. 192-192 Downloads
R. S. Tayler

Volume 10, issue 2, 1983

Economics of feeding corn silage versus corn grain to beef steers as affected by interest rates, liquidity preference and opportunity cost of capital pp. 65-74 Downloads
C. Pope and Earl O. Heady
Duck egg production systems in West Java pp. 75-86 Downloads
R. J. Petheram and Ashari Thahar
Ruminant feeding systems in West Java, Indonesia pp. 87-97 Downloads
Ashari Thahar and R. J. Petheram
Identification and selection of technology for a specific agricultural region: A case study of sheep husbandry and dryland farming in the northern Negev of Israel pp. 99-125 Downloads
I. Spharim and N. G. Seligman
Small farm weed control: An annotated bibliography: Compton, J. A. F. Intermediate Technology Development Group, International Plant Protection Centre, 1982, 170 pp. Price (soft-cover): [pound sign]6[middle dot]00 pp. 127-128 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Plant growth regulators: Agricultural uses: Nickell, L. G. Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 1981, 144 pp. Price: US$20[middle dot]20 pp. 128-128 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Guide to sources for agricultural and biological research: Blanchard, J. R. and Farrell, L. University of California Press, Berkeley, 1981, 735 pp. Price (hard-cover): [pound sign]33[middle dot]25 pp. 128-130 Downloads
J. L. Jollans
Computers in farming--Millstone or milestone: Study No. 1, Farm Management Unit, University of Reading, 1981, 70 pp. Price: [pound sign]3[middle dot]50 pp. 130-131 Downloads
G. H. Jackson

Volume 10, issue 1, 1983

Microprocessor controlled low-temperature corn drying system pp. 1-19 Downloads
G. S. Mittal and L. Otten
Post-harvest quality control strategies for fruit and vegetables pp. 21-37 Downloads
J. E. Holt, D. Schoorl and I. F. Muirhead
A stochastic simulation model for evaluating forage machinery performance pp. 39-63 Downloads
Noel Russell, Robert A. Milligan and Eddy L. LaDue

Volume 9, issue 4, 1982

The traditional system of oil palm wine production in Igbo Eze local government area of Anambra state of Nigeria pp. 239-253 Downloads
O. Okereke
Changes in the technology of harvesting timber in the United States: Some implications for labour pp. 255-266 Downloads
Jeffrey C. Stier
Using a programmable calculator for rationing pregnant ewes pp. 267-279 Downloads
J. France, H. D. St C. Neal and G. E. Pollott
Modelling seasonal grain sorghum yields in subtropical Australia pp. 281-300 Downloads
M. R. Heslehurst
A mathematical model for the joint metabolism of nitrogen and energy in cattle pp. 301-324 Downloads
L. J. Koong, K. H. Falter and H. L. Lucas
Plant science: An introduction to world crops: By J. Janick, R. W. Schery, F. W. Woods and V. W. Ruttan (3rd ed.). W. H. Freeman & Co., viii+868 pp. 1981. Price: [pound sign]15[middle dot]60 pp. 325-328 Downloads
E. H. Roberts

Volume 9, issue 3, 1982

A yield prediction model for Florida sugarcane pp. 161-179 Downloads
Jose Alvarez, Donald R. Crane, Thomas Spreen and Gerald Kidder
A test of a maize growth and development model, CORNF pp. 181-197 Downloads
A. D. Wright and M. E. Keener
A model of the life cycle of sheep nematodes and the epidemiology of nematodiasis in sheep pp. 199-225 Downloads
A. P. L. Callinan, F. H. W. Morley, J. H. Arundel and D. H. White
An analysis of the efficiency of the UK food system pp. 227-236 Downloads
Stephen J. Fallows and J. Verner Wheelock
Linking research to crop production: Staples, R. C. and Kuhr, R. J. (Editors), Plenum Press, New York, 1980. 235 pp. Price: US$ 29[middle dot]50 pp. 237-239 Downloads
Lynnette J. Peel

Volume 9, issue 2, 1982

Editorial pp. 81-82 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding
Modelling the determinants of grassland stocking rates on dairy farms in England and Wales pp. 83-95 Downloads
C. J. Doyle
Evaluation of new technology on farms: Methodology and some results from two crop programmes at CIAT pp. 97-112 Downloads
J. H. Sanders and J. K. Lynam
Graphical analysis of annual crop response to fertiliser application pp. 113-126 Downloads
H. van Keulen
Optimising aquaculture management of a single-species fish population pp. 127-142 Downloads
Hovav Talpaz and Yacov Tsur
A comparative study of the energy budget of hill agro-ecosystems with emphasis on the slash and burn system (JHUM) at lower elevations of North-Eastern India pp. 143-154 Downloads
O. P. Toky and P. S. Ramakrishnan
Terrestial Nitrogen cycles: Processes, ecosystems strategies and management impacts: Clark, E. E. and Rosswall, T. (Editors). Proceedings of an International Workshop. Ecological Bulletins No. 33, 1980 pp. 156-157 Downloads
R. S. Tayler
Biological efficiency in agriculture: Spedding, C. R. W., Walsingham, J. M. and Hoxey, A. M. Academic Press, London. 1981. 383 pp. Price: [pound sign]12[middle dot]80 (UK only) (US$31[middle dot]00) pp. 157-158 Downloads
W. Holmes
Research digest 1980: Report on the Institute for Land and Water Management Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands. ICW. vi+229 pp 28 Tables, 118 Figs pp. 158-159 Downloads
P. J. Radford
Soil erosion and reservoir sedimentation in Lesotho: Chakela, Qalabane K., Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, Uppsala (UNGI Rapport 54). 1981 pp. 159-160 Downloads
Stephen Nortcliff

Volume 9, issue 1, 1982

Food production and consumption in a Fijian village and an Indian settlement in the Sigatoka Valley, Fiji pp. 1-13 Downloads
S. Chandra
A location-allocation model for the Nigerian oil palm industry assuming an infinite location space pp. 15-27 Downloads
O. C. Ademosun and David H. Noble
The costs and benefits of pregnancy diagnosis in dairy cows: A simulation model pp. 29-34 Downloads
Joyce Boneschanscher, A. D. James, A. J. Stephens and R. J. Esslemont
Statistical estimates of optimal protein for beef feeding rations pp. 35-41 Downloads
Francis Epplin and Earl O. Heady
Technical and economic criteria in agricultural production: A case for a systems approach to farm decision-making in the Pakistan Punjab pp. 43-55 Downloads
Tahir Rehman
Energy flow through a village ecosystem with slash and burn agriculture in North-eastern India pp. 57-72 Downloads
B. K. Mishra and P. S. Ramakrishnan
Environmental protection and biological forms of control of pest organisms: Lundholm, B. and Stackerud, M. (Editors). Ecological Bulletin No. 31. Swedish Natural Science Research Council, Stockholm, Sweden. 1980. Price: Skr 110 (US$25.00) pp. 73-74 Downloads
H. F. van Emden
Simulation of assimilation, respiration and transpiration of crops: de Wit, C. T. et al. Pudoc, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 1978. 141 pp. price: Dfl. 22[middle dot]50 pp. 74-75 Downloads
J. Elston
Animal agriculture: Research to meet human needs in the 21st century: Pond, W. G., Markel, R. A., McGilliard, L. D. and Rhodes, V. J. (Editors). Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, 1980. Price: US$20[middle dot]00 pp. 75-77 Downloads
J. C. Bowman
The world food book. An A-Z atlas and statistical source book: Crabbe, David and Lawson, Simon. Kogan Page Ltd, 120 Pentonville Road, London N1 9JN, Great Britain, 1981. 240 pp. Price: [pound sign]14[middle dot]50 pp. 77-77 Downloads
J. G. W. Jones
Monitoring systems for agricultural and rural development projects: Clayton, E. and Petry, F. (Editors). Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome. 1981. Price: US$10[middle dot]80 pp. 78-79 Downloads
J. L. Jollans
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