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Agricultural Systems

1976 - 2017

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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. I. 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 I. 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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