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Volume 167, issue C, 2018

A robustness-based viewpoint on the production-ecology trade-off in agroecosystems pp. 1-9 Downloads
R. Sabatier and L. Mouysset
A novel agroecosystem: Beef production in abandoned farmland as a multifunctional alternative to rewilding pp. 10-16 Downloads
Stephen J.G. Hall
Modelling cropping plan strategies: What decision margin for farmers in Burkina Faso? pp. 17-33 Downloads
C. Jahel, X. Augusseau and D. Lo Seen
Potential impacts of climate change on soil organic carbon and productivity in pastures of south eastern Australia pp. 34-46 Downloads
Rachelle S. Meyer, Brendan R. Cullen, Penny H. Whetton, Fiona A. Robertson and Richard J. Eckard
Mapping Nairobi's dairy food system: An essential analysis for policy, industry and research pp. 47-60 Downloads
Stella Kiambi, Pablo Alarcon, Jonathan Rushton, Maurice K. Murungi, Patrick Muinde, James Akoko, Gabriel Aboge, Stephen Gikonyo, Kelvin Momanyi, Erastus K. Kang'ethe and Eric M. Fèvre
Design of spatial PGIS-MCDA-based land assessment planning for identifying sustainable land-use adaptation priorities for climate change impacts pp. 61-71 Downloads
Jin Su Jeong
Co-design and assessment of mitigation practices in rice production systems: A case study in northern Vietnam pp. 72-82 Downloads
Azeem Tariq, Andreas de Neergaard, Lars Stoumann Jensen, Bjoern Ole Sander, Mai Van Trinh, Quynh Duong Vu, Reiner Wassmann and Stephane de Tourdonnet
Assessing the relative sustainability of smallholder farming systems in Ethiopian highlands pp. 83-91 Downloads
Vine Mutyasira, Dana Hoag, Dustin Pendell, Dale T. Manning and Melaku Berhe
Carbon footprint of cropping systems with grain legumes and cover crops: A case-study in SW France pp. 92-102 Downloads
Plaza-Bonilla, Daniel, Nogué-Serra, Irene, Didier Raffaillac, Cantero-Martínez, Carlos and Éric Justes
Industrial agriculture and agroecological transition systems: A comparative analysis of productivity results, organic matter and glyphosate in soil pp. 103-112 Downloads
Aparicio Virginia, Martín Zamora, Agustín Barbera, Castro-Franco, Mauricio, Marisa Domenech, Eduardo De Gerónimo and José Luis Costa
Advancing a farmer decision support tool for agronomic decisions on rainfed and irrigated wheat cropping in Tasmania pp. 113-124 Downloads
David C. Phelan, Matthew T. Harrison, Greg McLean, Howard Cox, Kieth G. Pembleton, Geoff J. Dean, David Parsons, Maria E. do Amaral Richter, Georgie Pengilley, Sue J. Hinton and Caroline L. Mohammed
Estimating soil nitrogen balance at regional scale in China’s croplands from 1984 to 2014 pp. 125-135 Downloads
Wentian He, Rong Jiang, Ping He, Jingyi Yang, Wei Zhou, Jinchuan Ma and Yingxia Liu
Field measurement in vegetable crops indicates need for reevaluation of on-farm food loss estimates in North America pp. 136-142 Downloads
Lisa K. Johnson, Rebecca D. Dunning, Chris C. Gunter, J. Dara Bloom, Michael D. Boyette and Nancy G. Creamer
Representation of decision-making in European agricultural agent-based models pp. 143-160 Downloads
Robert Huber, Martha Bakker, Alfons Balmann, Thomas Berger, Mike Bithell, Calum Brown, Grêt-Regamey, Adrienne, Hang Xiong, Quang Bao Le, Gabriele Mack, Patrick Meyfroidt, James Millington, Birgit Müller, J. Gareth Polhill, Zhanli Sun, Roman Seidl, Christian Troost and Robert Finger
A framework for priority-setting in climate smart agriculture research pp. 161-175 Downloads
Philip K. Thornton, Anthony Whitbread, Tobias Baedeker, Jill Cairns, Lieven Claessens, Walter Baethgen, Christian Bunn, Michael Friedmann, Ken E. Giller, Mario Herrero, Mark Howden, Kevin Kilcline, Vinay Nangia, Ramirez-Villegas, Julian, Shalander Kumar, Paul C. West and Brian Keating
Precision conservation meets precision agriculture: A case study from southern Ontario pp. 176-185 Downloads
Virginia Capmourteres, Justin Adams, Aaron Berg, Evan Fraser, Clarence Swanton and Madhur Anand
Environmental costs and mitigation potential in plastic-greenhouse pepper production system in China: A life cycle assessment pp. 186-194 Downloads
Xiaozhong Wang, Bin Liu, Gang Wu, Yixiang Sun, Xisheng Guo, Zhenghui Jin, Weining Xu, Yongzhi Zhao, Fusuo Zhang, Chunqin Zou and Xinping Chen
The economic potential of residue management and fertilizer use to address climate change impacts on mixed smallholder farmers in Burkina Faso pp. 195-205 Downloads
Benjamin Henderson, Oscar Cacho, Philip Thornton, Mark van Wijk and Mario Herrero
The impact of foot lesions in dairy cows on greenhouse gas emissions of milk production pp. 206-212 Downloads
P.F. Mostert, C.E. van Middelaar, I.J.M. de Boer and E.A.M. Bokkers
Simulated CSM-CROPGRO-cotton yield under projected future climate by SimCLIM for southern Punjab, Pakistan pp. 213-222 Downloads
Asad Amin, Wajid Nasim, Muhammad Mubeen, Ashfaq Ahmad, Muhammad Nadeem, Peter Urich, Shah Fahad, Shakeel Ahmad, Aftab Wajid, Fareeha Tabassum, Hafiz Mohkum Hammad, Syeda Refat Sultana, Sumera Anwar, Shahbaz Khan Baloch, Abdul Wahid, Carol Jo Wilkerson and Gerrit Hoogenboom

Volume 166, issue C, 2018

Opportunities to improve sustainability on commercial pasture-based dairy farms by assessing environmental impact pp. 1-9 Downloads
Craig Galloway, Beatrice Conradie, Heidi Prozesky and Karen Esler
A quantitative assessment of Beneficial Management Practices to reduce carbon and reactive nitrogen footprints and phosphorus losses on dairy farms in the US Great Lakes region pp. 10-25 Downloads
Karin Veltman, C. Alan Rotz, Larry Chase, Joyce Cooper, Pete Ingraham, R. César Izaurralde, Curtis D. Jones, Richard Gaillard, Rebecca A. Larson, Matt Ruark, William Salas, Greg Thoma and Olivier Jolliet
Greenhouse gas emissions during storage of manure and digestates: Key role of methane for prediction and mitigation pp. 26-35 Downloads
Khagendra R. Baral, Guillaume Jégo, Barbara Amon, Roland Bol, Martin H. Chantigny, Jørgen E. Olesen and Søren O. Petersen
Simulated seasonal responses of grazed dairy pastures to nitrogen fertilizer in SE Australia: Pasture production pp. 36-47 Downloads
Karen M. Christie, Andrew P. Smith, Richard P. Rawnsley, Matthew T. Harrison and Richard J. Eckard
Land fragmentation index for drip-irrigated field systems in the Mediterranean: A case study from Ricote (Murcia, SE Spain) pp. 48-56 Downloads
Katharina Heider, Juan Miguel Rodriguez Lopez, José María García Avilés and Andrea L. Balbo
Phosphate acceptance map: A novel approach to match phosphorus content of biosolids with land and crop requirements pp. 57-69 Downloads
Richard Wadsworth, Stephen Hallett and Ruben Sakrabani
Invasions of green mirid (Creontiades dilutus) (Stål) (Hemiptera: Miridae) into cotton – perceptions of Australian crop consultants pp. 70-78 Downloads
J.K. Cappadonna, M.M. Miles, J.P. Hereward and G.H. Walter
Rainfall shocks and agricultural productivity: Implication for rural household consumption pp. 79-89 Downloads
Mulubrhan Amare, Nathaniel D. Jensen, Bekele Shiferaw and Jennifer Denno Cissé
Evaluation of the performance of the EPIC model for yield and biomass simulation under conservation systems in Cambodia pp. 90-100 Downloads
Kieu N. Le, Jaehak Jeong, Manuel R. Reyes, Manoj K. Jha, Philip W. Gassman, Luca Doro, Lyda Hok and Stéphane Boulakia
A meta-analysis approach to examining the greenhouse gas implications of including dry peas (Pisum sativum L.) and lentils (Lens culinaris M.) in crop rotations in western Canada pp. 101-110 Downloads
Susan MacWilliam, David Parker, Christopher P.F. Marinangeli and Denis Trémorin
Modelling the effects of conservation tillage on crop water productivity, soil water dynamics and evapotranspiration of a maize-winter wheat-soybean rotation system on the Loess Plateau of China using APSIM pp. 111-123 Downloads
Xuan Yang, Lina Zheng, Qian Yang, Zikui Wang, Song Cui and Yuying Shen
A review of greenhouse gas emissions from the agriculture sector in Africa pp. 124-134 Downloads
Mphethe Isaac Tongwane and Mokhele Edmond Moeletsi
Effects of temperate agroforestry on yield and quality of different arable intercrops pp. 135-151 Downloads
P. Pardon, B. Reubens, J. Mertens, K. Verheyen, P. De Frenne, G. De Smet, C. Van Waes and D. Reheul
Beef production and ecosystem services in Canada’s prairie provinces: A review pp. 152-172 Downloads
Sarah J. Pogue, Roland Kröbel, H. Henry Janzen, Karen A. Beauchemin, Getahun Legesse, Danielle Maia de Souza, Majid Iravani, Carrie Selin, James Byrne and Tim A. McAllister
Optimization model for on-farm irrigation management of Mediterranean greenhouse crops using desalinated and saline water from different sources pp. 173-183 Downloads
J. Reca, C. Trillo, J.A. Sánchez, J. Martínez and D. Valera
Short-term buildup of carbon from a low-productivity pastureland to an agrisilviculture system in the Brazilian savannah pp. 184-195 Downloads
Thais Rodrigues Coser, Cícero Célio de Figueiredo, Boban Jovanovic, Túlio Nascimento Moreira, Gilberto Gonçalves Leite, Sergio Lucio Salomon Cabral Filho, Eiyti Kato, Juaci Vitória Malaquias and Robélio Leandro Marchão
Simulating agricultural land-use adaptation decisions to climate change: An empirical agent-based modelling in northern Ghana pp. 196-209 Downloads
Mahamadou L. Amadou, Grace B. Villamor and Nicholas Kyei-Baffour

Volume 165, issue C, 2018

The biophysical and socio-economic dimension of yield gaps in the southern Amazon – A bio-economic modelling approach pp. 1-13 Downloads
Anna C. Hampf, Marcelo Carauta, Evgeny Latynskiy, Affonso A.D. Libera, Leonardo Monteiro, Paulo Sentelhas, Christian Troost, Thomas Berger and Claas Nendel
Yield gap analysis and entry points for improving productivity on large oil palm plantations and smallholder farms in Ghana pp. 14-25 Downloads
Tiemen Rhebergen, Thomas Fairhurst, Anthony Whitbread, Ken E. Giller and Shamie Zingore
Sowing date and mulch to improve water use and yield of wheat and barley in the Middle East environment pp. 26-32 Downloads
Ahmad Shams Aldien Shaaban, Ammar Wahbi and Thomas R. Sinclair
Scale invariant behavior of cropping area losses pp. 33-43 Downloads
Juan Manuel Torres-Rojo and Roberto Bahena-González
Organizing collective innovation in support of sustainable agro-ecosystems: The role of network management pp. 44-54 Downloads
Elsa T. Berthet and Gordon M. Hickey
Intensification of rice-based farming systems in Central Luzon, Philippines: Constraints at field, farm and regional levels pp. 55-70 Downloads
João Vasco Silva, Pytrik Reidsma, Ma. Lourdes Velasco, Alice G. Laborte and Martin K. van Ittersum
Sustainability assessment of ecological intensification practices in coconut production pp. 71-84 Downloads
Geraldo Stachetti Rodrigues, Carlos Roberto Martins and Inácio de Barros
CROPGRO-Cotton model for determining climate change impacts on yield, water- and N- use efficiencies of cotton in the Dry Savanna of West Africa pp. 85-96 Downloads
Kokou Adambounou Amouzou, Jesse B. Naab, John P.A. Lamers, Christian Borgemeister, Mathias Becker and Paul L.G. Vlek
How do climbing beans fit in farming systems of the eastern highlands of Uganda? Understanding opportunities and constraints at farm level pp. 97-110 Downloads
E. Ronner, K. Descheemaeker, W. Marinus, C.J.M. Almekinders, P. Ebanyat and K.E. Giller
Bioeconomic model for optimal control of the invasive weed Zea mays subspp. (teosinte) in Spain pp. 116-127 Downloads
Yolanda Martínez, Alicia Cirujeda, Miguel I. Gómez, Ana I. Marí and Gabriel Pardo
How different agricultural research models contribute to impacts: Evidence from 13 case studies in developing countries pp. 128-136 Downloads
Guy Faure, Danielle Barret, Genowefa Blundo-Canto, Marie-Hélène Dabat, Agathe Devaux-Spatarakis, Jean Louis Le Guerroué, Catherine Marquié, Syndhia Mathé, Ludovic Temple, Aurélie Toillier, Bernard Triomphe and Etienne Hainzelin
Optimization of agricultural biogas supply chains using artichoke byproducts in existing plants pp. 137-146 Downloads
Fabio De Menna, Remo Alessio Malagnino, Matteo Vittuari, Andrea Segrè, Giovanni Molari, Paola A. Deligios, Stefania Solinas and Luigi Ledda
Selective attention and information loss in the lab-to-farm knowledge chain: The case of Malawian agricultural extension programs pp. 147-163 Downloads
Chiyu Niu and Catherine Ragasa
Farm-level adaptation to climate change: The case of the Loam region in Belgium pp. 164-176 Downloads
Julia de Frutos Cachorro, Anne Gobin and Jeroen Buysse
Redesign of the traditional Mesoamerican agroecosystem based on participative ecological intensification: Evaluation of the soil and efficiency of the system pp. 177-186 Downloads
Cristian A. Reyna-Ramírez, Luis Manuel Rodríguez-Sánchez, Gilberto Vela-Correa, Jorge Etchevers-Barra and Mariela Fuentes-Ponce
Conservation dairy farming impact on water quality in a karst watershed in northeastern US pp. 187-196 Downloads
M.G. Mostofa Amin, Heather D. Karsten, Tamie L. Veith, Douglas B. Beegle and Peter J. Kleinman
Evaluating long-term economic and ecological consequences of continuous and multi-paddock grazing - a modeling approach pp. 197-207 Downloads
Tong Wang, W. Richard Teague, Seong C. Park and Stan Bevers
Designing agroecological farming systems with farmers: A review pp. 208-220 Downloads
Camille Lacombe, Nathalie Couix and Laurent Hazard
Global sensitivity analysis of a pig fattening unit model simulating technico-economic performance and environmental impacts pp. 221-229 Downloads
A. Cadero, A. Aubry, F. Brun, J.Y. Dourmad, Y. Salaün and F. Garcia-Launay
Understanding the adoption of grazing practices in German dairy farming pp. 230-239 Downloads
Henning Schaak and Oliver Mußhoff
Can farming provide a way out of poverty for smallholder farmers in central Mozambique? pp. 240-251 Downloads
Wilson Leonardo, Gerrie W.J. van de Ven, Argyris Kanellopoulos and Ken E. Giller
Estimating soil water in high-rainfall zones under pasture pp. 252-263 Downloads
T. Thayalakumaran, M. McCaskill and E.M. Morse-McNabb
Variability and limitations of maize production in Brazil: Potential yield, water-limited yield and yield gaps pp. 264-273 Downloads
Maria Carolina da S. Andrea, Kenneth J. Boote, Paulo C. Sentelhas and Thiago L. Romanelli
Fertiliser strategies for improving nitrogen use efficiency in grazed dairy pastures pp. 274-282 Downloads
Andrew P. Smith, Karen M. Christie, Richard P. Rawnsley and Richard J. Eckard
Scaling up agricultural interventions: Case studies of climate-smart agriculture pp. 283-293 Downloads
Olaf Westermann, Wiebke Förch, Philip Thornton, Jana Körner, Laura Cramer and Bruce Campbell
Editorial Introduction: critical reflection on and learning from Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS) Approaches and emerging Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) practice pp. 294-295 Downloads
Yiheyis Taddele Maru
Triggering regime change: A comparative analysis of the performance of innovation platforms that attempted to change the institutional context for nine agricultural domains in West Africa pp. 296-309 Downloads
Dominique Hounkonnou, Jan Brouwers, Arnold van Huis, Janice Jiggins, Dansou Kossou, Niels Röling, Owuraku Sakyi-Dawson and Mamoudou Traoré
Integrated agricultural research for development (IAR4D) from a theory of change perspective pp. 310-320 Downloads
Yiheyis Maru, Ashley Sparrow, Richard Stirzaker and Jocelyn Davies
Understanding innovation platform effectiveness through experiences from west and central Africa pp. 321-334 Downloads
Jocelyn Davies, Yiheyis Maru, Andy Hall, Issoufou Kollo Abdourhamane, Anselme Adegbidi, Peter Carberry, Kumuda Dorai, Stella Ama Ennin, Prince Maxwell Etwire, Larelle McMillan, Aboubakar Njoya, Souleymane Ouedraogo, Adama Traoré, Traoré–Gué, Nessenindoa Julienne and Ian Watson
Limits to the applicability of the innovation platform approach for agricultural development in West Africa: Socio-economic factors constrain stakeholder engagement and confidence pp. 335-343 Downloads
Ashley D. Sparrow and Adama Traoré
Towards appropriate mainstreaming of “Theory of Change” approaches into agricultural research for development: Challenges and opportunities pp. 344-353 Downloads
Yiheyis Taddele Maru, Ashley Sparrow, James R.A. Butler, Onil Banerjee, Ray Ison, Andy Hall and Peter Carberry
Summary: Critical reflection on and learning from Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS) approaches and emerging Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) practice pp. 354-356 Downloads
Yiheyis Taddele Maru
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