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Agricultural Systems

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Volume 26, issue 4, 1988

A goal programming model for planning the development of newly reclaimed lands pp. 245-261 Downloads
Hisham El-Shishiny
Predicting root growth and water uptake under different soil water regimes pp. 263-290 Downloads
Gerrit Hoogenboom, M. G. Huck and Curt M. Peterson
Productivity, stability, sustainability, equitability and autonomy as properties for agroecosystem assessment pp. 291-316 Downloads
Gerald G. Marten
Small ruminant production systems in South and Southeast Asia: Devendra, C. (Ed). Proceedings of a workshop held in Bogor, Indonesia, 6-10 October 1986, IDRC, Ottawa, 1987. No price given pp. 317-318 Downloads
C. Peacock

Volume 26, issue 3, 1988

Curriculum development in tertiary agriculture and horticulture pp. 165-177 Downloads
William Dunstan Atkinson
A decision support approach for the beef cattle industry of tropical Australia pp. 179-190 Downloads
Peter Gillard and Richard Monypenny
An indigenous agricultural model from West Sumatra: A source of scientific insight pp. 191-209 Downloads
Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Dan W. Gill and Fahmuddin Agus
Application of interactive multiple goal programming techniques for analysis and planning of regional agricultural development pp. 211-230 Downloads
C. T. de Wit, H. van Keulen, N. G. Seligman and I. Spharim
A computerised management information system to monitor annual milk production pp. 231-240 Downloads
E. A. Goodall and E. Agnew
Rangeland: A resource under siege. Proceedings of the second Rangeland congress, Adelaide, Australia, 1985: Joss, P. J., Lynch, P. W. & Williams, O. B. (Eds). Cambridge University Press, 1987. Price: [pound sign]55 pp. 241-242 Downloads
John Morrison
Agricultural insect pests of temperate regions and their control: Hill, D. S. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0 521 24013 1, 659 pp., 1987. Price: [pound sign]60 pp. 242-243 Downloads
H. F. van Emden

Volume 26, issue 2, 1988

Minimizing confounding in case studies of agricultural systems pp. 89-97 Downloads
David L. Scarnecchia
Wind, crop pests and agroforest design pp. 99-110 Downloads
J. S. O. Epila
Estimation of parameters for the cotton simulation model GOSSYM: Cultivar differences pp. 111-122 Downloads
V. R. Reddy and D. N. Baker
The calculation of herbage intake of grazing sheep: A detailed comparison between models pp. 123-160 Downloads
Jean Michel Elsen, Daniel Wallach and Jean Louis Charpenteau
Alternative uses for agricultural surpluses, proceedings of the seminar on research and the problems of agricultural surpluses in Europe, EEC, June 1985: Raymond, W. F. and Larvor, P. (Eds). Elsevier Applied Science Publishers, London, 1986. Price: [pound sign]20.00 pp. 161-162 Downloads
Oliver M. R. Brown
Investing in rural extension: Strategies and goals: Gwyn E. Jones (Ed.). Elsevier Applied Science Publishers, London, 1986. 297 pp. Price: [pound sign]40.00 pp. 162-163 Downloads
Geoffrey Allanson
MIDAS, a bioeconomic model of a dryland farm system: Kingwell, R. S. and Pannell, D. J. (Eds). Pudoc, Wageningen, 1987. 215 pp. Price: Dfl 65.00/US $32.50 pp. 164-163 Downloads
David Hallam

Volume 26, issue 1, 1988

The relative contributions to profit of fixed and applied nitrogen in a crop-livestock farm systems pp. 1-17 Downloads
David Pannell and D. A. Falconer
Estimating multidimensional economic injury levels with simulation models pp. 19-33 Downloads
M. B. Nordh, L. R. Zavaleta and W. G. Ruesink
Control of gorse in hill country: An economic assessment of chemical and biological methods pp. 35-49 Downloads
M. A. Krause, A. C. Beck and J. B. Dent
The soil factor in crop production: An exploratory study in a humid tropical environment pp. 51-64 Downloads
Oluwole Ameyan
A mathematical model for the formulation of optimal amino acid and energy concentrations in feeds for laying hens pp. 65-76 Downloads
F. J. Kleyn and R. M. Gous
Commercialisation as a policy mechanism in UK agricultural research, development and extension pp. 77-87 Downloads
Nicholas Read, John J. Quinn and Andrew Webster

Volume 25, issue 4, 1987

Editorial pp. 243-244 Downloads
C. R. W. Spedding
An analysis of the growth rates of pasture and animal production pp. 245-259 Downloads
D. A. Charles-Edwards, P. Tow and T. R. Evans
Nitrogen and phosphorus transfers in a crop-livestock system in West Africa pp. 261-277 Downloads
J. M. Powell and M. A. Mohamed-Saleem
Economics of simulated beef-forage rotational grazing under weather uncertainty pp. 279-295 Downloads
Lucas D. Parsch and Otto J. Loewer
Graze: A model of selective grazing by beef animals pp. 297-309 Downloads
O. J. Loewer, K. L. Taul, L. W. Turner, N. Gay and R. Muntifering
Rapid rural appraisal for generating appropriate technologies for peasant farmers: Some experiences from Northern Nigeria pp. 311-324 Downloads
G. O. I. Abalu, N. M. Fisher and Y. Abdullahi
Renewable energy technologies: Their applications in developing countries: Kristofferson, L. A. & Bokalders, V. Pergamon, Potts Point, Australia. 1986. 319 pp. Price: AS $140. Also available from Pergamon, Oxford pp. 325-327 Downloads
Sean Foley
Scheduling farm operations--A simulation model: van Elderen, E. Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1987. 226pp. Price (hardbound): 100 guilders/US$50[middle dot]00 pp. 328-329 Downloads
J. A. C. Gibb
Workshop on the Caribbean cooperative rice research network: Cuevas, Frederico (Ed.) Proceedings of a workshop held in the Dominican Republic, 20-24 August, 1984. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, CIAT, Cali, Colombia, 1986. 128pp pp. 329-329 Downloads
E. H. Roberts

Volume 25, issue 3, 1987

Optimizing multiple cropping systems: Simulation studies pp. 165-176 Downloads
Y. J. Tsai, J. W. Mishoe and J. W. Jones
Plant uptake and accumulation of soil applied trace organic compounds: Theoretical development pp. 177-197 Downloads
E. L. McCoy
The Borana pastoral system of Southern Ethiopia pp. 199-218 Downloads
Noel J. Cossins and Martin Upton
Economic thresholds and response to uncertainty in weed control pp. 219-227 Downloads
Bruce A. Auld and Clement Tisdell
A model for selective mechanisation for the small farmer pp. 229-236 Downloads
Adeyemi Aderoba
Tractor-implement systems: Alcock, Ralph. Avi Publishing Co., Inc., Westport, Connecticut, USA, 1986. 161 pp. Price: US$29[middle dot]75 pp. 237-238 Downloads
J. A. C. Gibb
Multiple cropping systems: Francis, Charles A. (Ed.). Macmillan Publishing Company, New York; Collier Macmillan Publishers, London, 1986. 383 pp. Price: US$37[middle dot]50 pp. 238-240 Downloads
P. M. Harris

Volume 25, issue 2, 1987

The small ruminant market system in Indonesia: A review pp. 87-103 Downloads
H. C. Knipscheer, M. Sabrani, T. D. Soedjana and A. J. De Boer
The migrant Igbira farmers and food crop production in Bendel State, Nigeria pp. 105-124 Downloads
G. J. Osemeobo
A model for sericulture and milk production pp. 125-133 Downloads
R. K. Mehla, R. K. Patel and V. N. Tripathi
Price formation on the Brisbane, Australia, market pp. 135-143 Downloads
D. G. Mayer, J. E. Holt and D. Schoorl
Validation of ALSIM1 (Level 2) under Michigan conditions pp. 145-157 Downloads
Lucas D. Parsch
Livestock production in central Mali: Long-term studies on cattle and small ruminants in the agro-pastoral system: Wilson, R. T. ILCA Research Report No. 14, International Livestock Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1986 pp. 159-161 Downloads
C. Peacock
Pest control: Operations and system analysis in fruit fly management: Mangel, M., Carey, J. R. and Plant, R. E. (Eds). NATO ASI Series G. Ecological Sciences Vol. 11. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelburg, Germany, 1986. 465 pp. Price: DM 178 pp. 161-162 Downloads
J. D. Mumford

Volume 25, issue 1, 1987

A stochastic model to study breeding schemes in a small pig population pp. 1-25 Downloads
G. de Roo
The effectiveness of silage inoculants: A systems approach pp. 27-49 Downloads
R. E. Pitt and R. Y. Leibensperger
A linear programming model of grassland management pp. 51-71 Downloads
A. G. Conway and L. Killen
Sago-'85: The third international sago symposium Tokyo, Japan, 20-23 May 1985 pp. 73-78 Downloads
Robert Stanton
Modelling of agricultural production: Weather, soils and crops: Keulen, H. van & Wolf, J. (Eds). PUDOC, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1986, 478 pp. Price: US$44 pp. 79-81 Downloads
N. R. Brockington
Livestock in Asia--Issues and policies: Fine, J. C. and Lattimore, R. G. (Eds) Int. Dev. Res. Centre (IDRC), Canada, 1982, 192 pp. No price given pp. 81-94 Downloads
P. R. Ellis
Tropical ecology and physical edaphology: Lal, R., Wiley Interscience, 1987. Price: [pound sign]72[middle dot]50 pp. 82-83 Downloads
A. Wild
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