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1. Strengthening commercial extension systems for smallholders.

Author(s) : Freeman, M.; Mungai, W.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems 2021 pp.279-309

2. Predicting the adoption of improved cassava varieties in Sierra Leone.

In Sierra Leone cassava plays a major role in households' food and income security. Plant breeders have concentrated on improved varieties with an increasing yields per unit area. This study was designed to identify factors that influence adoption or rejection of improved cassava cultivars by...

Author(s) : Sesay, J. V.; Lebbie, A.; Wadsworth, R. A.

Publisher : Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria

Journal article : Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.60-68 ref.31

3. Environmentally friendly farming and yield of wheat crop: a case of developing country.

The adverse effect of climate change on wheat is observed worldwide, but thanks to the environmentally friendly behavior of rural farmers to mitigate the impact of adverse environmental factors on their crops. The efficacy of Environmentally Friendly Farming (EFF) strategies needs to be tested in a ...

Author(s) : Ghulam Mustafa; Haider Mahmood; Asim Iqbal

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.314

4. Production risk, technical efficiency, and input use nexus: lessons from Bangladesh aquaculture.

The optimal use of resources in aquaculture is important, especially in developing countries, to obtain the highest possible outcome from the production process to support food security and poverty alleviation. Thus, within this study, the risk, efficiency, and input-use variation in aquaculture...

Author(s) : Khan, M. A.; Ratna Begum; Nielsen, R.; Hoff, A.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 2021 Vol.52 No.1 pp.57-72 ref.many

5. Precision breeding: new information useful for the decision?

New techniques known as precision breeding abound. They provide a lot of data and information to the breeder, some news, but does this help the breeder on a daily basis to make his decisions and does he adhere to them easily? What conditions must be met to achieve this? And if this information from ...

Foreign Title :Élevage de précision : de nouvelles informations utiles pour la décision ?

Author(s) : Faverdin, P.; Allain, C.; Guatteo, R.; Hostiou, N.; Veissier, I.

Publisher : Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Paris, France

Journal article : INRA Productions Animales 2021 Vol.33 No.4 pp.223-234 ref.many

6. Impact of ICT adoption and governance interaction on food security in West Africa.

The impact of the interaction of governance and information and communication technologies (ICT) adoption on food security in West Africa is investigated in this study. The study engaged the system generalised method of moments (GMM) approach on a panel data of 15 West African countries. The data...

Author(s) : Anser, M. K.; Osabohien, R.; Olonade, O.; Karakara, A. A.; Olalekan, I. B.; Ashraf, J.; Igbinoba, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.40

7. Factors influencing Chinese farmers' proper pesticide application in agricultural products - a review.

Pesticide residues in agricultural products are a persistent food safety issue in China. The current review aims to get a comprehensive understanding of factors influencing farmers' proper pesticide application in China. To achieve that, the study developed an analytical framework based on the...

Author(s) : Pan YingXuan; Ren YingXue; Luning, P. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Control 2021 Vol.122 ref.many

8. Mapping stakeholders' viewpoints on innovation along a livestock value chain: a Q method application.

Innovating is vital to farmers in sub-Saharan Africa, to adapt to challenges and benefit from opportunities. Stakeholders' decisions to engage in innovation programmes are influenced by their perceptions. This article uses the Q-method application to investigate these perceptions along the swine...

Author(s) : Govoeyi, B.; Ahounou, S. G.; Kiki, P. S.; Dotché, I. O.; Moula, N.; Karim, I. Y. A.; Antoine-Moussiaux, N.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Development in Practice 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.214-225 ref.28

9. Diagnosis of the cultivation of a mythical cereal indigenous to Mali: fonio (Digitaria exilis Stapf).

Objectives: Fonio is oldest of cereals cultivated in Mali. Paradoxically it is the least significant in terms of production and field sown with it. This ' study aimed to identify the major agronomic constraint limiting fonio cultivation in order to devote activities of research to it. Methodology...

Foreign Title :Diagnostic de la culture d'une céréale mythique indigène du Mali : le fonio (Digitaria exilis Stapf).

Author(s) : Konate, M. B.; Manga, A. A.; Karambe, Y. D. Y.

Publisher : Elewa Biosciences F.a.C.T. Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya

Journal article : Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences (JAPS) 2021 Vol.47 No.1 pp.8350-8357 ref.12

10. Impact of improved agricultural technology use on household income in eastern Ethiopia: empirical evidence from a propensity score matching estimation.

This article investigates the impact of improved agricultural technology use on farm household income in eastern Ethiopia. Primary data for the study were obtained from a random sample of 248 rural households, 119 of which are improved technology users and the rest are non-users. The research...

Author(s) : Wordofa, M. G.; Hassen, J. Y.; Endris, G. S.; Aweke, C. S.; Moges, D. K.; Rorisa, D. T.

Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Journal of Land and Rural Studies 2021 Vol.9 No.2 pp.276-290 ref.9

11. This article analyzes the adoption of practices face to the ecological and social issues and the constraints perception to agroecological development in the M'Zab valley.

The socioecological approach shows that the current agrosystem is "hybrid", under the influence of the old oasis model, symbol of ecological balance, and of the conventional model, vector of both a dynamic of innovations and threats on agricultural sustainability. However, the institutional...

Foreign Title :Enjeux, pratiques et contraintes pour une mise en valeur agroécologique des terres au sahara. cas d'un périmètre péri-oasien dans la Vallée du M'Zab (Algérie).

Author(s) : Benmihoub, A.; Akli, S.; Benabid, N.

Publisher : Bononia University Press, Bologna, Italy

Journal article : New Medit 2021 Vol.20 No.2 pp.79-96 ref.44

12. Protein oxidation analysis based on comparative proteomic of Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedti) after sous-vide cooking.

Russian sturgeon meat is a highly perishable food product due to the microbial spoilage. Sous-vide cooking (SVC) at 40°C, 50°C and 60°C with short-term time was applied to sturgeon fillets for the extension of shelf-life and the effect was investigated during storage at 4°C. Results showed that SVC ...

Author(s) : Cai WenQiang; Chen YueWen; Dong XiuPing; Shi YuGang; Wei JianLing; Liu FeiJian

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Control 2021 Vol.121

13. Farm households' adoption of climate-smart practices in subsistence agriculture: evidence from Northern Togo.

Climate change (CC) effects on agriculture development and households' vulnerability are widely recognized. Being aware of the induced effects of climatic risks, farmers have adopted adaptation strategies to build resilience. Analyzes the determinants of choice of adaptation strategies using binary ...

Author(s) : Ali, E.

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Environmental Management 2021 Vol.67 No.5 pp.949-962 ref.many

14. Farmer adoption of sustainable intensification technologies in the maize systems of the global south. a review.

This paper reviews the empirical literature on the determinants of farmer adoption of sustainable intensification technologies in maize agri-food systems of the Global South. The attributes of the technology and the dissemination institutions interact with farm/farmer-specific variables, leading to ...

Author(s) : Jones-Garcia, E.; Krishna, V. V.

Publisher : Springer-Verlag, Paris, France

Journal article : Agronomy for Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.41 No.1 ref.many

15. Evaluating the effectiveness of university agricultural extension test stations using Wuli-Shili-Renli methodology.

Wuli-Shili-Renli (WSR) methodology was used to assess the effects of systematic management on university agricultural extension test stations, in order to understand areas for further optimization. We developed a framework model and evaluation index system, of which, the weights of the evaluation...

Author(s) : Liu TingTing; Tao PeiJun

Publisher : Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil

Journal article : Ciência Rural 2021 Vol.51 No.1 ref.39

16. German farmers' attitudes on adopting autonomous field robots: an empirical survey.

Agricultural production methods in Europe are increasingly subject to public criticism from which many farmers suffer. This applies, among other areas, to the widespread use of pesticides. Autonomous field robots (AFR), as the next stage of agricultural automation, have the potential to farm more...

Author(s) : Veltheim, F. R. von; Heise, H.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agriculture 2021 Vol.11 No.3 ref.69

17. Implementing aquaculture technology and innovation platforms in Asia.

This paper reports on the results of a guided reflection on the establishment of three multi-stakeholder national aquaculture technology and innovation platforms in Bangladesh, Vietnam and Thailand. Those involved in setting up these national platforms were led through a stepwise reflection on how...

Author(s) : Bush, S. R.; Pauwelussen, A.; Badia, P.; Kruk, S.; Little, D.; Le The Luong; Newton, R.; Dinh The Nhan; Rahman, M. M.; Sorgeloos, P.; Sung YeongYik

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2021 Vol.530 ref.many

18. Circular economy practices in a developing economy: barriers to be defeated.

The study attempts to identify the barriers against the adoption of Circular Economic (CE) in the food supply chain (FSC) in the context of a developing economy. A total of 18 significant barriers are identified via a detailed literature review and from expert opinions. The Fuzzy-Decision Making...

Author(s) : Gedam, V. V.; Raut, R. D.; Jabbour, A. B. L. de S.; Tanksale, A. N.; Narkhede, B. E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.311

19. Impact of the internet on veterinary surgery.

The advent of the internet, and the technological innovations associated with it, have driven significant advances in surgical teaching and learning. The ease of access to information and the variety of online resources allow rapid sharing of surgical knowledge, promoting new teaching and learning...

Author(s) : Souza, G. V.; Hespanha, A. C. V.; Paz, B. F.; Sá, M. A. R.; Carneiro, R. K.; Guaita, S. A. M.; Magalhães, T. V.; Minto, B. W.; Dias, L. G. G. G.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Veterinary and Animal Science 2021 Vol.11 ref.many

20. Innovation delivery system to support the downstream acceleration and the adoption of agricultural introduction technology.

Many technology innovations have been disseminated by agricultural research and study institutions, but have not been utilized or have not been continuously adopted by farmers so that they have not been able to significantly boost the economy of agricultural communities. This is partly due to gaps...

Foreign Title :Sistem penyampaian inovasi mendukung percepatan hilirisasi dan adopsi teknologi introduksi pertanian.

Author(s) : Rahmi Wahyuni

Publisher : Pusat Perpustakaan dan Penyebaran Teknologi Pertanian, Bogor, Indonesia

Journal article : Jurnal Penelitian dan Pengembangan Pertanian 2021 Vol.40 No.1 pp.1-8 ref.many

21. Determinants of agricultural technology adoption by smallholder farmers in developing countries: perspective and prospect for Indonesia.

The role of agricultural technology is important in developing countries. However, in many cases the adoption rate of modern agricultural technology by smallholder farmers is low. Therefore, a better understanding of agricultural technology adoption determinants is important as a major component of ...

Author(s) : Suprehatin

Publisher : Pusat Perpustakaan dan Penyebaran Teknologi Pertanian, Bogor, Indonesia

Journal article : Jurnal Penelitian dan Pengembangan Pertanian 2021 Vol.40 No.1 pp.21-30 ref.many

22. New technologies for improving environmental quality, animal welfare and reducing the environmental impact in pig production.

Foreign Title :Nuevas tecnologías para la mejora de la calidad ambiental, del bienestar animal y la reducción del impacto ambiental en producción porcina.

Author(s) : Romans, E. F. I.; Palomeras, B. B.; Taya, C.; Blasi, A. B.

Publisher : Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Saragossa, Spain

Journal article : Albéitar 2021 No.243 pp.8-11 ref.4

23. Gender differences in awareness and adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices in Bangladesh.

This chapter focuses on a range of practices that have been identified as climate-smart and appropriate for adoption at the family farm level in the context of Bangladesh, based on input from stakeholders and a review of the literature, as well as a review of ongoing agricultural interventions...

Author(s) : Bryan, E.; Kato, E.; Bernier, Q.

Book chapter : Gender, climate change and livelihoods: vulnerabilities and adaptations 2021 pp.123-142 ref.many

24. Gender and climate change adaptation in livestock production in Tunisia.

This section begins by examining the pattern of women's involvement in livestock livelihoods, and ownership and control of assets (mainly land and livestock) in the study areas. The discussion then moves to changes in gender roles; changes related to climate change; implications and coping...

Author(s) : Najjar, D.; Baruah, B.

Book chapter : Gender, climate change and livelihoods: vulnerabilities and adaptations 2021 pp.143-158 ref.33

25. Rural financial development impacts on agricultural technology innovation: evidence from China.

Agricultural technology innovation is key for improving productivity, sustainability, and resilience in food production and agriculture to contribute to public health. Using panel data of 31 provinces in China from 2003 to 2015, this study examines the impact of rural financial development on...

Author(s) : Liu YuYu; Ji Duan; Zhang Lin; An JingJing; Sun WenYan

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.3 ref.58