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1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. Potential of apple cultivation in doubling farmer's income through technological and market interventions: an empirical study in Jammu & Kashmir.

The study is based on the data collected from 200 selected farmers spread over four major apple growing districts of Kashmir Valley and 11 CA stores of Kundli Industrial Growth Center (IGC) - Haryana, 6 from IGC Lassipora, Kashmir and a mega apple juice plant located in Industrial Estate on the...

Author(s) : Wani, S. A.; Shiv Kumar; Farheen Naqash; Shaheen, F. A.; Wani, F. J.; Haseeb-Ur-Rehman

Publisher : Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics 2021 Vol.76 No.2 pp.278-291 ref.13

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. Factors effective on reaching goals and target groups of agricultural supports: a case study in Diyarbakir Province, Turkey.

In this study, factors affecting the willingness to continue organic almond production in Eğil and Dicle districts of Diyarbakır were investigated. A semi-structured interview method was used in data collection. Descriptive statistics and logistic regression were used in data analysis. According to ...

Author(s) : Akin, S.; Kara, A.

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

Journal article : Ciência Rural 2021 Vol.51 No.1 ref.32

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. Effect of levels of NPK on growth and yield of Isabgol (Plantago ovata forsk).

An experiment was conducted during the Rabi season of 2015-16 at Horticulture Experimental Farm, College of Horticulture, Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh) to study the effect of different levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium on growth and yield of isabgol (Plantago ovata Forsk) using randomized...

Author(s) : Sahu, P.; Naruka, I. S.; Shaktawat, R. P. S.; Haldar, A.

Publisher : Society for the Advancement of Horticulture, Lucknow, India

Journal article : Journal of Applied Horticulture (Lucknow) 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.50-53 ref.22

20. Short-term forecasting of greenhouse tomato price before supply to the market: Isfahan-Iran.

A reliable forecast of the prices of agricultural commodities can help to allocate resources optimally, enhance efficiency and farmer income, and alleviate fluctuations. Given the importance of accurate forecasts, the present paper investigates how one can forecast greenhouse tomato prices one,...

Author(s) : Ramezani, M.; Papzan, A.

Publisher : Society for the Advancement of Horticulture, Lucknow, India

Journal article : Journal of Applied Horticulture (Lucknow) 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.84-88 ref.21

21. Prospects for adding value from Bulgarian vegetable growers.

Farm management is a complex activity. Managers have the task of performing many activities that are diverse in nature. These activities are related to management decisions. The purpose of this article is to identify perspectives for value added by vegetable growers. The prospects for development...

Author(s) : Radeva, T.

Publisher : Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Journal article : Ikonomika i upravlenie na selskoto stopanstvo / Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Management 2021 Vol.66 No.2 pp.79-92 ref.7

22. Analyzing constraints in the water-energy-food nexus: the case of eucalyptus plantation in Ethiopia.

The study explores complex non-linear decisions in land use allocation, focusing on the competition between cash and food crops. We develop an agent-based model to investigate whether the decision to opt for eucalyptus plantation is a rational choice in the perspective of different farmer types. We ...

Author(s) : Bazzana, D.; Gilioli, G.; Simane, B.; Zaitchik, B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Economics 2021 Vol.180

23. Performance of chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) in response to planting methods and seed rates under north-western Indian conditions.

The study was conducted during the winter (rabi) season of 2016-17 and 2017-18 at Ludhiana, Punjab with the objective to evaluate the effect of sowing methods and seed rates on productivity, quality and economics of chicory (Cichorium intybus L.). The experiment was laid out in split-plot design...

Author(s) : Renu Bala; Dhillon, B. S.; Brar, A. S.; Pritpal Singh; Amarjeet Kaur

Publisher : Indian Society of Agronomy, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Agronomy 2021 Vol.66 No.1 pp.74-80 ref.14

24. Predicting net returns of organic and conventional strawberry following soil disinfestation with steam or steam plus additives.

Pre-plant methods for managing soil-borne pests and diseases are an important priority for many agricultural production systems. This study investigates whether the application of steam is an economically sustainable pre-plant soil disinfestation technique for organic and conventional strawberry (...

Author(s) : Michuda, A.; Goodhue, R. E.; Hoffmann, M.; Fennimore, S. A.

Publisher : MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agronomy 2021 Vol.11 No.1 ref.29

25. The influence of state-level production outcomes upon U.S. national corn and soybean production: a novel application of correlated component regression.

The relative importance of key state-level outcomes upon U.S. national corn and soybean production was examined using correlated component regression, a recently developed regression technique for application to multicollinear and sparse data sets. Standardized coefficients were used to rank the...

Author(s) : Bullock, D. W.

Publisher : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 2021 Vol.53 No.1 pp.55-74 ref.43