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1. Special Issue: Livestock production and dual-purpose cropping systems.

This special issue contains 13 articles that discuss livestock and food production, and on the social and economic issues that influence primary producers, focusing on livestock production and cropping systems.

Publisher : CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia

Journal issue : Animal Production Science 2021 Vol.61 No.11 pp.i-1201

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. Assessment of the adaptation of oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) genotypes using non-parametric statistical methods.

One of the most important challenges for plant breeding has always been genotype × environment interaction. In present study, genotype × environment interaction was invesitigated for 13 winter oilseed rape genotypes in six cold and temperate cold locations in Iran using non-parametric statistical...

Author(s) : Veisizadeh, Z.; Khademian, R.; Alizadeh, B.

Publisher : Iranian Society of Crop Sciences, Karaj, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Crop Sciences 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.67-80 ref.32

4. Refined risk zoning of storm and flood disasters for single cropping rice of Sichuan.

Objective: This study analyzed flood damage risks to rice planting in Sichuan to provide basis for adjusting rice-planting, disasters prevention and damage reduction.; Method: Based on observation data through 1961-2017 at 123 meteorological gauges in the main rice producing areas, observation data ...

Author(s) : Qing QingTao; Xu JinXia; Zhou Bin

Publisher : Northwest A & F University (Natural Science Edition), Xianyang, China

Journal article : Journal of Northwest A & F University - Natural Science Edition 2021 Vol.49 No.7 pp.31-41

5. Usefulness of microorganisms and silicon for the treatment of wheat seeds in organic farming.

Fusarium spp. as one of the main pathogens of wheat contributes to yield loss and is carried with the plant material. To prevent Fusarium caused diseases, healthy seed material and proper seed treatment are essential. Unfortunately, in the organic farming the selection of appropriate substances is...

Foreign Title :Ocena przydatności mikroorganizmów i krzemu do zaprawiania ziarna pszenicy z przeznaczeniem dla rolnictwa ekologicznego.

Author(s) : Krzyminska, J.

Publisher : Instytut Ochrony Roslin (Institute of Plant Protection), Poznan, Poland

Journal article : Progress in Plant Protection 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.62-67 ref.48

6. Ridge irrigation reduced greenhouse gas emission in double-cropping rice field.

Ridge irrigation (RI) is a water-saving irrigation technique for paddy fields. To obtain a suitable mode of RI in increasing rice yield and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from paddy fields, taking conventional irrigation (CI) as a control, the effects of RI with different ridge widths on...

Author(s) : Zeng, Y.; Li, F.

Publisher : Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 2021 Vol.67 No.8 pp.1003-1016 ref.48

7. Greenhouse gas emissions and carbon footprint of cucumber, tomato and lettuce production using two cropping systems.

Vegetable intercropping is an alternative to the conventional system and characterised by a greater efficiency of land use and inputs. For this reason, it is a more sustainable and low greenhouse gas emission (GHG) cultivation model. Thus, the objective is to estimate direct and indirect GHG...

Author(s) : Pereira, B. de J.; Filho, A. B. C.; Scala, N. la

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.282

8. Moving beyond organic - a food system approach to assessing sustainable and resilient farming.

Organic farming aims to minimize negative impacts on the local environment, but its contributions to global food sustainability also depend on a resilient food supply. We studied a farm aiming to move beyond organic and become "a sustainable farm of the future", in the farmer's own words. This...

Author(s) : Röös, E.; Bajzelj, B.; Weil, C.; Andersson, E.; Bossio, D.; Gordon, L. J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28 ref.many

9. Robust climate change adaptation pathways in agricultural water management.

Analysis of climate change impacts as well as conscious decision-making and long-term planning in complex water resources systems require use of innovative approaches under conditions of deep climate uncertainty. This research aims to design and evaluate robust adaptable plans under deep climate...

Author(s) : Babaeian, F.; Delavar, M.; Morid, S.; Srinivasan, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Water Management 2021 Vol.252

10. Regenerative agriculture: an agronomic perspective.

Agriculture is in crisis. Soil health is collapsing. Biodiversity faces the sixth mass extinction. Crop yields are plateauing. Against this crisis narrative swells a clarion call for Regenerative Agriculture. But what is Regenerative Agriculture, and why is it gaining such prominence? Which...

Author(s) : Giller, K. E.; Hijbeek, R.; Andersson, J. A.; Sumberg, J.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Outlook on Agriculture 2021 Vol.50 No.1 pp.13-25 ref.many

11. Diversity of arthropods and decreased seed weight for various cocoa plantation systems.

Cocoa farmers in Palolo sub-district conducted cocoa cultivation by implementing three cocoa cropping systems, including the cocoa cropping system without using shade trees (A1), using a number of permanent shade trees (A2), and using natural forests as the shade trees (A3). The aim of the study...

Author(s) : Pasaru Flora; Anshary Alam; Mahfudz; Saleh Shahabuddin; Yunus Mohammad; Nasir Burhanuddin; Effendy

Publisher : Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand

Journal article : Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology 2021 Vol.43 No.2 pp.414-421 ref.36

12. Ideotype breeding for improving yield in sorghum: recent advances and future perspectives.

This chapter focuses on ideotype breeding for improving the yield and related traits, abiotic stress resistance, and quality of grain and forage sorghum. Ideotype breeding involves defining and breeding for the target traits to reach the objectives and differs from classical plant breeding which...

Author(s) : Reddy, P. S.

Book chapter : Molecular breeding in wheat, maize and sorghum: strategies for improving abiotic stress tolerance and yield 2021 pp.498-516 ref.many

13. New farmer identity: the emergence of a post-productivist agricultural regime in China.

The back-to-the-land migration has become an emerging phenomenon in the developing countries over recent years. In this context, more and more people go to the countryside to practice peasant-like agriculture, which gives rise to the 'repeasantisation'. This research aims to understand the...

Author(s) : Xie XiaoRu

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.52-73

14. Food that matters: boundary work and the case for vegan food practices.

Meat and, less so, dairy are contested for their significant ethical and social-ecological impacts. Abjuring animal products, veganism is conventionally treated as a dietary ideology related to consumer identities. Drawing upon practice and materialist turns, this article explores variations in the ...

Author(s) : Hirth, S.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.234-254 ref.many

15. Economic effects of plot sizes and farm-plot distances in organic and conventional farming systems: a farm-level analysis for Germany.

Plot sizes and farm-plot distances affect the economic performance of agricultural production. Their economic effects likely differ between conventional and organic farming systems due to major differences in crop production programs. Our paper quantifies these effects based on big data on resource ...

Author(s) : Heinrichs, J.; Kuhn, T.; Pahmeyer, C.; Britz, W.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2021 Vol.187 ref.46

16. Design and experiment of peanut-picking device under interplanting pattern in orchard.

In order to solve the problems of inconvenient machine movement, high broken rate of pod, and low productivity of intercropping peanut in Xinjiang orchard, a peanut-picking device was developed. Based on the analysis of the working principle of the whole machine, the key pans were designed and the...

Author(s) : Wu TianLun; Guo Hui; Yu XinDong; Peng Bo; Liu HongSheng; Ye XiaoWen

Publisher : Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China

Journal article : Agricultural Research in the Arid Areas 2021 Vol.39 No.3 pp.224-229 ref.16

17. Utilization of organic fertilisers a potential approaches for agronomic crops: a review.

Organic fertilisers are of biological origin and the amount of nutrients they produce varies greatly. Besides providing the essential macro and micro nutrients, they also provide an array of plant growth-promoting substances. Organic agronomy is a relatively recent technique of farming in developed ...

Author(s) : Dalorima, T.; Sakimin, S. Z.; Shah, R. M.

Publisher : Horizon e-Publishing Group, Thiruvananthapuram, India

Journal article : Plant Science Today 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.190-196 ref.many

18. Comparative bio-efficacy of zinc fortified phosphatic fertilizers in rice (Oryza sativa)-wheat (Triticum aestivum) cropping system in north-western India.

The field experiments were conducted during 2015-16 at five different locations in Punjab, north-western India to study the effect of soil and foliar application of zinc (Zn) either along with ordinary P fertilizers (DAP and SSP) or through their fortified sources (ZnDAP and ZnSSP). The field...

Author(s) : Saini, S. P.; Dheri, G. S.; Pritpal Singh

Publisher : Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2021 Vol.91 No.7 pp.1039-1044 ref.23

19. Pesticide residues and their metabolites in grapes and wines from conventional and organic farming system.

In this study, the occurrence of pesticide residues and their metabolites in grapes and wines was investigated. A targeted analysis of 406 pesticide residues in 49 wine and grape samples from organic and conventional production were performed using the QuEChERS (Quick, Easy, Cheap, Effective,...

Author(s) : Schusterova, D.; Hajslova, J.; Kocourek, V.; Pulkrabova, J.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Foods 2021 Vol.10 No.2 ref.many

20. Drought and salinity in citriculture: optimal practices to alleviate salinity and water stress.

Among the various abiotic stresses, drought is the major factor limiting crop productivity worldwide. Citrus has been recognized as a fruit tree crop group of great importance to the global agricultural sector since there are 140 citrus-producing countries worldwide. The majority of...

Author(s) : Ziogas, V.; Tanou, G.; Morianou, G.; Kourgialas, N.

Publisher : MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agronomy 2021 Vol.11 No.7 ref.111

21. Optimal calculation of nitrogen recovery efficiency for obtaining high crop yield with low environmental costs in long-term wheat and maize rotations (2008-2014).

Quantification of the recovery efficiency of applied N (REN) is essential for optimal N management in croplands. Our specific objectives were to test the feasibility of several new substitution methods for evaluating REN and to find an optimal method for evaluating REN for long-term crop rotations. ...

Author(s) : Lu YongLi; Yang XianLong

Publisher : Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 2021 Vol.67 No.1 pp.38-52 ref.41

22. Evaluating non-market values of agroecological and socio-cultural benefits of diversified cropping systems.

We explored how consumers value the ecological and socio-cultural benefits of diversified food production systems in Finland. We used a stated preference method and contingent valuation to quantify consumers' willingness to pay (WTP) for the benefits of increased farm and regional scale diversity...

Author(s) : Latvala, T.; Regina, K.; Lehtonen, H.

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Environmental Management 2021 Vol.67 No.5 pp.988-999 ref.many

23. A low nitrogen fertiliser rate in oat-pea intercrops does not impair N2 fixation.

Intercropping is commonly used in low-input systems but could also be a strategy for higher input systems. Three ratios of substitutive oat-pea intercrops were tested on a fertile soil in eastern Austria with application of a low nitrogen (N) fertiliser rate (6 g N m-2) versus an unfertilised...

Author(s) : Neugschwandtner, R. W.; Kaul, H. P.; Moitzi, G.; Klimek-Kopyra, A.; Lošák, T.; Wagentristl, H.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Acta Agriculturæ Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science 2021 Vol.71 No.3 pp.182-190 ref.56

24. 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

25. Quantifying root-soil interactions in cover crop systems: a review.

Plant roots are an integral part of soil ecosystems and contribute to various services, including carbon and nutrient cycling, weathering, and soil formation. They also modify soil physical properties (e.g., soil water content, pore size distribution, and bulk density) and impact subsequent crops'...

Author(s) : Ogilvie, C. M.; Ashiq, W.; Vasava, H. B.; Biswas, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agriculture 2021 Vol.11 No.3 ref.123