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Agricultural Systems

1976 - 2016

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

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Volume 6, issue 4, 1981

Simulation of production alternatives in ranching systems in Togo pp. 249-260 Downloads
C. Sere and W. Doppler
Prediction of the fractional rate of outflow of water from the rumen of sheep pp. 261-268 Downloads
G. J. Faichney, D. E. Beever and J. L. Black
Determining superior cropping patterns for small farms in a dryland rice environment: Test of a methodology pp. 269-283 Downloads
Dennis P. Garrity, Richard R. Harwood, Hubert G. Zandstra and Edwin C. Price
Rainfall persistence: Detection, modelling, costs and value of probability information pp. 285-302 Downloads
S. R. Harrison
The climatic potential for beef cattle production in tropical Australia: Part I--Simulating the annual cycle of liveweight change pp. 303-317 Downloads
R. L. McCown
Vegetation of the earth and ecological systems of the geobiosphere: Walter, Heinrich, (Translated from the third German edition by Joy Wieser, Springer-Verlag, New York Inc., 1979. Paperback, 274 pp. Price: US$15[middle dot]40 (approx.) pp. 319-320 Downloads
N. R. Brockington
Grasslands, systems analysis and man: Bereymeyer, A. I. and Van Dyne, G. M. (Eds.), IBP Vol. 19, Cambridge University Press, 1980, 950 pp. Price: [pound sign]65 pp. 320-321 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding

Volume 6, issue 3, 1981

Simulation of water use and herbage growth in arid regions--A re-evaluation and further development of the model `arid crop' pp. 159-193 Downloads
H. van Keulen, N. G. Seligman and R. W. Benjamin
Simulation of the effects of rumen function on the flow of nutrients from the stomach of sheep: Part 1--Description of a computer program pp. 195-219 Downloads
J. L. Black, D. E. Beever, G. J. Faichney, B. R. Howarth and N. McC. Graham
Simulation of the effects of rumen function of the flow of nutrients from the stomach of sheep: Part 2--Assessment of computer predictions pp. 221-241 Downloads
D. E. Beever, J. L. Black and G. J. Faichney
Letters to the editor pp. 243-241 Downloads
Pat Fitzgerald and D. S. Rickard
Letters to the editor pp. 244-245 Downloads
Gary W. Fick
Tropical grazing land ecosystems: A `state-of-knowledge' report prepared by UNESCO/UNEP/FAO, UNESCO, 1979 pp. 247-245 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding
Methods of studying root systems (Ecological studies volume 33): Bohm, W., Springer-Verlag Berlin, 1979, xii + 188 pp. with 69 text-figures, Price [pound sign]17[middle dot]85 pp. 247-248 Downloads
F. B. Ellis

Volume 6, issue 2, 1980

A regret function for agricultural production systems pp. 81-91 Downloads
Ilan Amir, Uri Shamir and Robert S. Broughton
Machinery selection method for farms in North India pp. 93-120 Downloads
Gajendra Singh and Madan Lal Gupta
Energy minimised v. cost minimised alternatives for the US beef production system pp. 121-129 Downloads
T. P. Yorks, W. C. Miller, J. J. Combs and G. M. Ward
Modelling systems of disease and yield loss in cereals pp. 131-154 Downloads
P. S. Teng and R. E. Gaunt
Fundamentals of measurement and representation of natural systems: Rosen, Robert, Elsevier North-Holland, The Netherlands, 1978, 221 pp. Price not given pp. 155-156 Downloads
D. A. Nutbrown
Rural settlement and land use: An essay in location: Chisholm, M., (3rd edition), Hutchinson, London. Price: [pound sign]6[middle dot]50 (cased), [pound sign]3[middle dot]25 (Paper) pp. 156-157 Downloads
A. N. Duckham

Volume 6, issue 1, 1980

Editorial pp. 1-157 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding
Dynamics of plant and animal production of a subterranean clover pasture grazed by sheep: Part 1--Field measurements for model calibration pp. 3-22 Downloads
E. F. Biddiscombe, G. W. Arnold, K. A. Galbrath and D. J. Briegel
Dynamics of plant and animal production of a subterranean clover pasture grazed by sheep: Part 2--structure and validation of the pasture growth model pp. 23-43 Downloads
K. A. Galbraith, G. W. Arnold and B. A. Carbon
Unit farms and farming systems research: The IITA experience pp. 45-51 Downloads
K. M. Menz
Economic and political influences on international trade of tropical logs pp. 53-66 Downloads
Joseph Buongiorno, Pieter A. Tenny and James K. Gilless
Spatial aspects of weed control pp. 67-75 Downloads
K. M. Menz, B. G. Coote and B. A. Auld
Energy, economic, and ecological relationships for Gotland, Sweden. A regional systems study: Jansson, A. M. and Zucchetto, J Ecological Bulletins Vol. 28. Swedish Natural Research Council, Stockholm, Sweden. 1978. Price: Swedish Kr. 70 (US $ 16) pp. 77-78 Downloads
W. M. Mayon-White
Grassland ecosystems of the world: Coupland, R. T. (Editor). IBP Vol. 18, Cambridge University Press, 1979, 401pp. Price: [pound sign]25[middle dot]00 pp. 78-80 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding

Volume 5, issue 4, 1980

Dynamic simulation: A positive feedback mechanism for experimental research in the biological sciences pp. 239-250 Downloads
James M. McKinion
Support energy and green crop fractionation in the United Kingdom pp. 251-266 Downloads
V. D. McDougall
Feed conversion efficiency and the efficiency of the UK food chain pp. 267-278 Downloads
R. M. Morris
Simulation-aided development of the Hawaii swine research programme pp. 279-294 Downloads
Devindar Singh, Williams . Hugh and Tung Liang
A mathematical model of the United States beef production system pp. 295-307 Downloads
W. C. Miller, G. M. Ward, T. P. Yorks, D. L. Rossiter and J. J. Combs
Simulated comparisons of breeding plans for beef production: Part 3--systems for producing feeder-calves involving intensive culling and additional breeds of sire pp. 309-318 Downloads
William R. Congleton and R. E. Goodwill
Systems analysis and operations research: A tool for policy and program planning for developing countries: The National Research Council, Washington DC, USA. 1976. Price: US$5[middle dot]50 pp. 319-320 Downloads
M. Upton
Agricultural systems, theory and application: Dent, J. B. and Murty, V. V. N. (Editors). College of Agricultural Engineering, Punjab Agricultural University. 166 pp pp. 320-321 Downloads
F. H. W. Morley
Modelling nitrogen from farm wastes: Gasser, J. K. R. (Ed.), Applied Science Publishers Ltd, London. 1979. Price: [pound sign]10[middle dot]00 pp. 321-322 Downloads
J. A. C. Gibb
An introduction to agricultural systems: Spedding, C. R. W., Applied Science Publishers Ltd, London, 1979, ix + 169 pp. Price: [pound sign]4[middle dot]00 pp. 322-323 Downloads
C. J. Th. Spitters

Volume 5, issue 3, 1980

Brucellosis eradication planning: An application of simulation modelling pp. 165-180 Downloads
A. C. Beck and John L. Dillon
The agricultural marketing system in Zinder, Niger pp. 181-191 Downloads
Bonnie Ann Stewart and W. Gerald Matlock
Modelling reproduction in a herd of dairy cattle pp. 193-205 Downloads
P. A. Oltenacu, R. A. Milligan, T. R. Rounsaville and R. H. Foote
Simulated comparisons of breeding plans for beef production--Part 1: A dynamic model to evaluate the effect of mating plan on herd age structure and productivity pp. 207-219 Downloads
W. R. Congleton and R. E. Goodwill
Simulated comparisons of breeding plans for beef production--Part 2: Hereford, angus and Charolais sires bred to Hereford, Angus and Hereford-Angus dams to produce feeder calves pp. 221-232 Downloads
W. R. Congleton and R. E. Goodwill
Soil organisms as components of ecosystems: Lohm, U. and Persson, T. (Editors), Proc. VI. International Soil Zoology Colloquium, Uppsala, June 1976. Ecological Bulletins Vol. 25, 614 pp. 1977. Price: 140 SwCr (ca. [pound sign]20[middle dot]00 incl. air mail postage) pp. 233-235 Downloads
Amyan MacFadyen
Ivory coast: The challenge of success: den Tuinder, Bastiaan A., Published for the World Bank by The Johns Hopkins University Press, London, 1978. Price: Cloth [pound sign]17[middle dot]50, Paper [pound sign]5[middle dot]50 pp. 235-238b Downloads
Martin Upton
Interdependence in planning: Multilevel programming studies of the Ivory Coast: Goureux, Louis M., Published for the World Bank by The Johns Hopkins University Press, London, 1978. Price: Cloth [pound sign]15[middle dot]75, Paper [pound sign]4[middle dot]00 pp. 235-238a Downloads
Martin Upton

Volume 5, issue 2, 1980

Simulation of the barley leaf rust epidemic: Structure and validation of BARSIM--I pp. 85-103 Downloads
P. S. Teng, M. J. Blackie and R. C. Close
The analysis of agricultural distribution systems pp. 105-117 Downloads
Gordon R. Foxall
The cultivation-cattle complex in Western Darfur pp. 119-135 Downloads
R. T. Wilson, Liz Bailey, J. Hales, D. Moles and A. E. Watkins
A pasture production model for use in a whole farm simulator pp. 137-161 Downloads
Gary W. Fick
Simulation of grazing systems: Christian, K. R., Freer, M., Donelly, J. R., Davidson, J. L. and Armstrong, J. S. PUDOC, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1978 115 pp. Price: Dfl. 18 pp. 163-164 Downloads
N. R. Brockington
Elements of system-dynamics simulation. A textbook with exercises: Ferrari, Th. J. PUDOC, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1978. 89 pp. Price not stated pp. 163-161 Downloads
N. R. Bruckington

Volume 5, issue 1, 1980

Models and techniques for scheduling farm operations: A comparison pp. 1-17 Downloads
E. van Elderen
A general computer program for land grading using linear programming pp. 19-27 Downloads
R. N. Biswal and Gajendra Singh
Agricultural systems in Ethiopia-- A review article pp. 29-38 Downloads
Seleshi Sisaye
Agro-climates and agricultural systems in Ethiopia pp. 39-50 Downloads
Amare Getahun
Energy usage in British agriculture--A review of future prospects pp. 51-70 Downloads
P. N. Wilson and T. D. A. Brigstocke
Economic comparison of open and closed nucleus breeding schemes for wool production pp. 71-83 Downloads
L. P. Jones and K. M. Napier
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