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1. The mental map as an instrument to define indicators in complex systems: an application on the environmental knowledge of local horticultural farmers.

The reductionist and disciplinary paradigm of the Green Revolution coexists with the emerging paradigm of complexity, which values the holistic and the interdisciplinary. Agroecology promotes the need to understand the multiple biophysical relationships that exist in agroecosystems, and this calls...

Author(s) : Blandi, M. L.; Gargoloff, N. A.; Iermanó, M. J.; Paleologos, M. F.; Sarandón, S. J.

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil

Journal article : Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural 2022 Vol.60 No.1 ref.46

2. Costs and financial viability of blueberry production in Pelotas.

Blueberry cultivation is a recent economic activity in Brazil. The productive and commercial systems still need improvement, especially to maintain the regularity of quality and productivity and the transparency of costs and prices. There is no study dedicated to analyze the economic viability of...

Author(s) : Oliveira, Í. P. de; Marques, L. O. D.; Belarmino, L. C.; Mello-Farias, P.; Canever, M. D.

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil

Journal article : Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural 2022 Vol.60 No.2 ref.35

3. Peat land oil palm farmers' direct and indirect benefits from good agriculture practices.

With economically unsustainable metroxylon sagu (sago palms) found in peat lands, small scale farmers are gradually converting their land to oil palm cultivation. Good agriculture practices (GAP) were inculcated to peat land farmers to ensure that the environmental ecosystem is conserved and oil...

Author(s) : Abd Hair Awang; Rela, I. Z.; Azlan Abas; Mohamad Arfan Johari; Mohammad Effendi Marzuki; Mohd Noor, R. M. F.; Adri Musa

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.127

4. Toward sustainable primary production through the application of lean management in south African fruit horticulture.

This paper aims to understand the relationship between patterns of lean practice implementation, farm size and sustainable performance among fruit horticultural primary producers in South Africa. Utilizing a comprehensive lean framework, addressing 10 lean practice dimensions, the authors collected ...

Author(s) : Pearce, D.; Dora, M.; Wesana, J.; Gellynck, X.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.313

5. Ecuador's floriculture sector and its contribution to the agricultural trade balance: period 2009 -2020.

Foreign trade is fundamental for countries, being a main support for economic growth and social development. The floriculture sector is a strong and dynamic industry andis considered an important currency generator in many developed and developing countries. The research of this work consists of...

Foreign Title :El sector florícola del Ecuador y su aporte a la balanza comercial agropecuaria: periodo 2009 - 2020coraima jussabeth cedillo villavicencio.

Author(s) : Villavicencio, C. J. C.; Carrión, C. M. G.; Salcedo-Muñoz, V. E.; Sotomayor-Pereira, J. G.

Publisher : Instituto de Investigación Científica y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena, La Libertad, Ecuador

Journal article : Revista Científica y Tecnológica UPSE 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.74-82 ref.27

6. Evaluation of the economic effectiveness in pepper production in drought conditions.

The aim of the study is to select pepper genotypes with increased drought tolerance based on an economic assessment of productivity in conditions of water deficit. The experiments were conducted during 2018- 2019 in glasshouse Venlo type in the MVCRI. Two variants of irrigation regime are applied:...

Author(s) : Arnaoudov, B.; Boteva, H.; Arnaoudova, Y.

Publisher : Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Journal article : Trakia Journal of Sciences 2021 Vol.19 No.1 pp.7-12 ref.16

7. Can institutional innovations in agri-marketing channels alleviate distress selling? Evidence from India.

Distress selling of agri-produce is a common phenomenon in Indian agriculture, and is especially true for horticulture crops, given their highly perishable nature and not being covered under minimum support prices. This study focusses on uncovering the role of institutional innovations in...

Author(s) : Disha Bhanot; Vinish Kathuria; Debabrata Das

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2021 Vol.137 ref.77

8. Sustainability of corporate based shallot farming business: evidence from Malang Regency, Indonesia.

Shallot is the strategic horticulture commodity and one of superior national commodities. Ministry of Agriculture initiated a pilot project for the development of a corporate based shallot farming business area in Ngantang dan Pujon Districs, Malang Regency. This research aims to analyze the...

Author(s) : Parmawati, R.; Hardyansah, R.; Rahmawati, A.

Publisher : Widyagama University of Malang (UWG Press), Malang, Indonesia

Journal article : Journal of Socioeconomics and Development 2021 Vol.4 No.1 pp.46-56 ref.44

9. Firm-specific responses to energy policies in Dutch horticulture.

Reducing the usage of fossil fuels is a central issue in ongoing policy debates. This in particular holds for Dutch horticulture, given its energy-intensive production. We analyse differences in energy usage and price responsiveness of horticultural firms by estimating energy demand functions using ...

Author(s) : Los, E.; Gardebroek, C.; Huirne, R.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : European Review of Agricultural Economics 2021 Vol.48 No.2 pp.362-384

10. An economic analysis of production and marketing of cauliflower in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh State.

The study was conducted in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh in the year 2014-15 to analyse the production and marketing of cauliflower with a sample size of 154 farmers and 30 intermediaries from 4 blocks of the district. The study found on an average cost of cultivation of cauliflower Rs....

Author(s) : Ajay Tegar; Anjum Ahmad

Publisher : Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India

Journal article : International Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2021 Vol.17 No.2 pp.377-384 ref.19

11. Future and recent developments in the retail vegetable category - a value chain and food systems approach.

In this study, the value chain perspective was combined with a food systems approach to assess food system responses in the value chain and external drivers from environmental and socioeconomic perspectives. The research object was the Swedish value chain for vegetables, with the aim of providing a ...

Author(s) : Fernqvist, F.; Göransson, C.

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.27-49 ref.many

12. Market simulations of consumer preferences for the introduction of GM tomatoes.

Labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods has increasingly become a topic at the consumer and policymaker level. Using an online survey that included a conjoint analysis experiment, consumer preference for GM labeling on both fresh tomatoes and tomato plants was evaluated. Retailer (farmers...

Author(s) : Berning, J.; Campbell, B. L.

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.71-88 ref.41

13. Sustaining supply chain relationships for co-operative success: the case of South Devon Organic Producers Co-operative (UK).

Co-operatives play a vital role in supplying various goods and services in the UK, as well as in other parts of the world. In the past twenty years co-operatives have become important players in modern organic food supply chains, providing small-scale farmers with access to knowledge and markets,...

Author(s) : Bailey, A. R.; Fu Jia; Dong Hao; Martins, T. S.

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.162-178 ref.5

14. Beet-arugula intercropping under green manuring and planting density induce to agro-economic advantages.

One of the biggest challenges in the intercropping system of two crops is to obtain the optimal dose of green manure and the adequate population density of the crops. So, the objective of this work was to evaluate the performance of beet and arugula intercropping, influenced by green manuring with ...

Author(s) : Lino, V. A. S.; Bezerra Neto, F.; Lima, J. S. S.; Santos, E. C.; Nunes, R. L. C.; Guerra, N. M.; Lino, F. K. K. S.; Sa, J. M.; Silva, J. N.

Publisher : Sociedade de Olericultura do Brasil, UNESP - FCA, Botucatu, Brazil

Journal article : Horticultura Brasileira 2021 Vol.39 No.4 pp.432-443 ref.35

15. How to reconcile short-term and long-term objectives in mixed farms? A dynamic model application to mixed fruit tree - vegetable systems.

Mixed fruit tree and vegetable (MFV) farms correspond to the joint production of fruit trees and vegetable crops. In temperate regions, this emerging farming system is a potentially attractive land use to foster the diversification of agricultural systems. However, these systems combine two...

Author(s) : Paut, R.; Sabatier, R.; Dufils, A.; Tchamitchian, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2021 Vol.187

16. What factors influence access to and the level of participation in high value mango markets by smallholder farmers in Ghana?

Market participation is critical to smallholder agricultural production because it stimulates increased productivity and enhances poverty alleviation . Accessibility to high value markets and participation by small-scale mango farmers in these markets in Southern Ghana are low and have received...

Author(s) : Akrong, R.; Mbogoh, S. G.; Irungu, P.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Heliyon 2021 Vol.7 No.3 ref.37

17. Classification of quinoa varieties based on protein fingerprinting by capillary electrophoresis with ultraviolet absorption diode array detection and advanced chemometrics.

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) is an andean grain with exceptional nutritional properties that has been progressively introduced in western countries as a protein-rich super food with a broad amino acid spectrum. Quinoa is consumed as whole grain, but it is also milled to produce high-value...

Author(s) : Galindo-Luján, R.; Pont, L.; Sanz-Nebot, V.; Benavente, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.341 No.Part 1

18. Comprehensive utilization of thinned unripe fruits from horticultural crops.

Fruit thinning is a cultivation technique that is widely applied in horticulture in order to obtain high-quality horticultural crops. This practice results in the discarding of a large number of thinned unripe fruits in orchards each year, which produces a great waste of agricultural resources and...

Author(s) : Wei MengYuan; Wang HaoLi; Ma TingTing; Ge Qian; Fang YuLin; Sun XiangYu

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Foods 2021 Vol.10 No.9 ref.143

19. Development of performance evaluation indicators for table grape packaging units.

In order to improve the process management of table grape packaging, its performance should be evaluated. However, the literature on performance evaluation indicators is scarce. To address this research gap, we propose a method for the development of performance evaluation indicators for table...

Author(s) : Kogachi, E.; Ferreira, A.; Cavalcante, C.; Embiruçu, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.4 ref.64

20. Profitability analysis of smallholder cocoa production in South West Region of Cameroon.

Over the years, cocoa production in Cameroon has served as a source of employment for many smallholder farmers. However, aging trees amongst other factors is a limiting factor in the productivity of cocoa. The study compared the economic performances of different crop ages of smallholder cocoa...

Author(s) : Ngwang, N. N.; Meliko, M. O.

Publisher : Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria

Journal article : African Journal of Agricultural Research 2021 Vol.17 No.7 pp.991-997 ref.41

21. Measuring production performance of Moringa oleifera.

Moringa (Moringa oleifera L) is an underutilized vegetable mostly grown by smallholder farmers whose technical efficiency for this emerging crop is not well known. It is necessary that empirical evidence be developed on technical efficiency to optimize its production and promotion. The study...

Author(s) : Danso-Abbeam, G.; Ojo, T. O.; Ehiakpor, D. S.; Ogundeji, A. A.; Belle, J. A.; Ngidi, M. S. C.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Vegetable Science 2021 Vol.27 No.5 pp.472-479 ref.21

22. Agro-economic indicators for carrot under green manure in a semi-arid environment.

Green manuring is an important management strategy in tuberous vegetable production systems, since it improves the physical, chemical and biological properties of the soil and, consequently, increases in crop productivity and ecosystem balance. The objective of this work was to evaluate the...

Author(s) : Silva, J. N. da; Bezerra Neto, F.; Lima, J. S. S. de; Chaves, A. P.; Santos, E. C. dos; Nunes, R. L. C.

Publisher : Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido, Mossoró, Brazil

Journal article : Revista Caatinga 2021 Vol.34 No.2 pp.257-265 ref.29

23. Avocado production: water footprint and socio-economic implications.

The market for avocados is among the fastest expanding markets worldwide, and consumption, particularly in North America and Europe, has increased during recent decades due largely to a combination of socio-economic and marketing factors. Avocado production, however, is associated with significant...

Author(s) : Sommaruga, R.; Eldridge, H. M.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Eurochoices 2021 Vol.20 No.2 pp.48-53

24. Analyzing export competitiveness of major fruits and vegetables of Pakistan: an application of revealed comparative advantage indices.

Countries need an in-depth understanding of their comparative advantage for gaining benefits from the international trade. Historically, Pakistan is a trade deficit country and its exports are mainly agro-based. This study applies Balassa's index of revealed comparative advantage (RCA) and its...

Author(s) : Burhan Ahmad; Misbah Anwar; Hammad Badar; Mubashir Mehdi; Farooq Tanwir

Publisher : University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Journal article : Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2021 Vol.58 No.2 pp.719-730 ref.47

25. Impact of ICT and use of social media on supply chain of horticultural crops in India: structural equation and predictive modelling approach.

The objective of this research is to identify the impact of the adoption of information and communication technology (ICT), accesses of the information, availability, awareness, perceived usefulness, challenges, willingness to pay, reliability of the information available on the ICT and social...

Author(s) : Arekar, K.; Jain, R.

Publisher : Inderscience, Olney, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Agriculture Innovation, Technology and Globalisation 2021 Vol.2 No.1 pp.23-26