Volume 12 (2022)
Volume 11 (2021)
Volume 10 (2020)
Volume 9 (2019)
Volume 8 (2018)
Volume 7 (2017)
Volume 6 (2016)
Volume 5 (2015)
Volume 4 (2014)
Volume 3 (2013)
Volume 2 (2012)
Volume 1 (2011)
1. The role of production factors in the growth of Iranian economy, with emphasis on natural resources and labor and environmental degradation

Samad Zarei; Seyed Nematollah Moosavi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 11 July 2021

  Abstract The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of environmental quality and social capital on economic growth in Iran. So, this study, based on theoretical foundations, in addition to these variables, investigated the effects of various human capital indicators on Iran's economic growth ...  Read More

2. Modeling Attitude Components Affecting the Acceptance of Functional Dairy Foods among Iranian Urban Consumers

Mohammad Kavoosi-Kalashami; AmirAli Faridi; Hamid El Bilali

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 495-510

  Since conventional foods can have different negative effects on human health and cause a variety of diseases, including cancer, the use of functional foods is highly recommended. In this study, the attitudinal factors affecting the acceptance of functional dairy foods (FDF) by urban consumers in Rasht ...  Read More

Education and training
3. Trends in Iranian Agricultural Education Articles: A Five-Year Look (2013-2017)

Mahtab Pouratashi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 219-232

  The purpose of this study was to analyze the trend of scientific articles in the field of agricultural education. The statistical population of the study consisted of all agricultural education articles published in three scientific journals from the years 2013 to 2017 (N = 198). SPSS and EXCEL software ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
4. Factors Affecting Energy Consumption in the Agricultural Sector of Iran: The Application of ARDL-FUZZY

Maryam Ziaabadi; Mohammadreza Zare Mehrjerdi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 293-305

  Given the unlimited needs of mankind and the limited resources available, human beings have always been thinking about how to use the available resources and facilities optimally. Energy plays an important role in economic activities and it is of great importance in agriculture. Over the past four decades, ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
5. Investigating Asymmetry of Prices and Productivity of Energy Carriers in Iran’s Agricultural Sector

Mohammadreza Sasouli; Abdul Rashid Jamnia

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 229-236

  Energy carriers are one of the most important inputs in the agricultural sector. These inputs have been the foundation of the development and transition of the agricultural sector from the traditional stage to the industrial stage. The energy per capita marginal consumption in Iran’s agricultural ...  Read More

Strategic planning
6. Modeling of Climate Change Effects on Groundwater Resources: The Application of Dynamic Systems Approach

Mostafa Teimoori; Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi; Seyed Jamal Farajollah Hosseini

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 107-118

  The purpose of the present study was the simulation of climate change effects on groundwater resources in Iran by using the dynamic systems approach. The approach was performed through system dynamics modeling process including problem explanation, system description, model development, model testing, ...  Read More

Farm Management
7. Factors Affecting Farmer's Satisfaction with Water Users Associations Performance at Gotvand Irrigation Scheme in Khuzestan Province, Iran

Ayatollah Karami; Hamid Yeilagh Choghakhor

Volume 8, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 451-463

  The purpose of this study was to assess the farmer's satisfaction with services delivered by Water User Associations (WUAs) and determine the factors affecting farmer's satisfaction with the WUAs. Stratified sampling was used to select 124 farmer members of WUAs in the Gotvand irrigation Scheme (GIS). ...  Read More

Education and training
8. Developing an Appropriate Model for Entrepreneurial Faculty of Agriculture in Iran

Negin Fallah Haghghighi; Masoud Bijani; Ahmad Rezvanfar; Naser Valizadeh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 501-518

  Nowadays, promoting entrepreneurship to train graduates endowed with entrepreneurial traits is considered as one of the new functions of the faculties of agriculture. In this regard, the purpose of this study was to design an appropriate model for entrepreneurial faculty of agriculture in Iran. This ...  Read More

Farm Management
9. The Consequences of Tillage Technology: The Sustainability Perspective (The Case of Fars Province, Iran)

Sedigheh Samiee; Kurosh Rezaei-Moghaddam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 409-420

  Activities to reduce soil erosion and to improve soil fertility, agricultural production and finally, crop income have been considered to be fundamental for the implementation of sustainable agriculture in Iran. This research investigates the effects of no-till (NL) technology on reducing ...  Read More

10. Why Do They Want to Migrate from Rural Areas? A Psychological Perspective from Iran

Masoud Yazdan-Panah; Tahereh Zobeidi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 283-292

  While migration is a basic element of population dynamics in most societies, in Iran, rural-urban migration is a particular concern of both social scientists and policy makers. Rural-urban migration accounts for over half of the growth of most Iranian cities. On the other hand, this movement is often ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
11. Development and Validation of Sustainable Aquaculture Indicators: Case of Alborz Dam Basin, Mazandaran, Iran

Ehsan Gholifar; Enayat Abbasi; Gholamreza Pezeshki Rad; Hassan Salehi; Abdolmotalleb Rezaei

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 191-199

  The present study was conducted to examine the development and validation of sustainable indicators related to aquaculture as a social-ecological system. By reviewing the literature, it was found about 148 indicators related to sustainable aquaculture in economic (market-oriented and responsive aquaculture, ...  Read More

Farm Management
12. The Analysis of Iran Cotton Producers’ Risk Degree Based on Non-Linear Mean-Standard Deviation Model

Ebrahim Moradi; Asma Abdollahi Darmian

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 515-523

  As regards decreasing cotton cultivation in Iran during these years, the degree of risk taken by a cotton cultivator in the agricultural part is important. The studies showed that the cotton crop yield during the past years did not have enough growth and the cotton cost product in the period of study ...  Read More

Farm Management
13. Marketing Strategies for Organic Products in Iran

Mahmoud Mohammadian; Mohammad Ali Dadashi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 249-256

  The strategic planning of marketing and the application of marketing strategies for achieving sustainable competitive advantages are of the factors that help the survival of producers of agricultural organic products. Although, there are evidences of the growth of organic farming in Iran but, there are ...  Read More

14. The Effect of Agricultural Production Subsidies Reduction in the Economic Variables of Agricultural Sector of Iran: Multifunctional Assessment in CGE Model

Saeed Mehrjou; Zahra Kiani-Feyzabad

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2016, , Pages 17-26

  The production of public goods like amenity value of the landscape, food security, preservation of rural communities and rural lifestyle, by agricultural sector is a subject that has been widely accepted by experts. However, in many policies and political analyses carried out, solely the production of ...  Read More

15. Bank Credits and Investment Growth of Agricultural Sector in Iran

Mehdi Shabanzadeh; Reza Esfanjari Kenari; Parinaz Jansouz; Mohammad Kavoosi Kalashami

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2016, , Pages 101-108

  This study were examined relationship between bank credits and investment growth of agricultural sector in Iran during the period of 1982-2011 by auto regressive distribution lag bounds test approach. Basically, the growth investing of the agricultural sector in Iran is related to oil revenues, bank ...  Read More

16. Ex-ante Impact Study on the Integrated Natural Resources Management in the Middle East and North Africa Region Rangelands Rehabilitation Project in Iran

Habib Shahbazi; Hamireza Alipour; Akram Abbasifar

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2015, , Pages 283-294

  The purpose of the Integrated Natural Resources Management program in the Middle East and North Africa Region (MENARID) is to bring national investment projects in the field of Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM). The impact evaluation study tests whether the selected technology has significantly ...  Read More

17. Encouraging and Discouraging Factors in Application of Information and Communication Technologies in Agricultural Extension in Isfahan Province of Iran

Gholamreza Pezeshki Rad; Zahra Haji Hashemi; Mohhamad Chizari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2015, , Pages 221-234


  The benefits of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for agricultural extension purposes and activities are obvious. The main objective of this article is to identify encouraging and discouraging factors in application of ICTs in agricultural extension in Isfahan province of Iran. This study ...  Read More

18. Preventive Factors to Found Walnut Production Cooperatives in Tuyserkan Township, Iran

Mohammad Abdolmaleky

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 9-17


  This study was conducted to seek the opinion of walnut producers on barriers affecting the success of producers to found production cooperatives regarding horticultural products in Tuyserkan Township, Iran. A sample of 234 walnut producers were randomly selected through multistage cluster sampling technique. ...  Read More

19. Effective Factors on Rural People’s Non-Participation of Mahabad’s Dam Catchment in Watershed Management Projects

Soleiman Rasouliazar; Saeid Fealy

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 19-26


  The purpose of this descriptive-correlation study was to investigate effective factors on rural people’s non-participation of Mahabad’s dam catchment in Watershed Management Projects. The research instrument was structural questionnaire with close-ended questions, which its validity confirmed ...  Read More

20. A Comparative Study of Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Canola Production

Mehdi Khojastehpour; Amin Nikkhah; Davood Hashemabadi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 51-58


  In this research, the energy flow and production energy indices of canola cultivation in Trakya province of Turkey, Golestan and Mazandaran provinces of Iran were compared. Diesel fuel and chemical fertilizer inputs were the highest consumer of energy in the production of canola in these three regions. ...  Read More

21. Examining Subsidy Polices on Maize Production in Iran (Panel Data approach)

Negin Hosseingholizadeh; Jafar Haghighat; Rassul Mohammadrezaei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 171-182

  Among the agricultural important factors, inputs are the most significant in agricultural production. This article aimed to examine the impact of government subsidy policies on production of one of the most strategic products, namely on production of one of the most strategic products, namely maize, ...  Read More

22. Analysis of Rice Import Trend and It's Economic Factors: Case of Iran

Zabiholah Gholami

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 81-86

  Rice comes second after wheat in Iran`s food consumption economy. However Iran is one of the greatest rice importer countries all over the world because of its rising population and recent growth in GDP. This paper presents an analysis of cointegration test between rice import and it`s economic factors ...  Read More

23. The Law of One Price and the Cointegration of Meat Price in The Global Market: The Case of Iran’s Market

Behrouz Eskandarpour; Parisa Khaligh Khiyavi; Mohammad Kavoosi Kalashami

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 157-162

  In view of the importance of the meat imports and the exports of meat in Iran, this study focuses on the status of the global market of meat imports the unit price test in these markets between the years 1961 and 2011 using the market cointegration approach. The results of this study are indicative of ...  Read More

24. Factors Influencing the Use of and Attitude of Using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Agricultural Extension, A Study in the Isfahan Province of Iran

Zahra Haji Hashemi; Gholamreza Pezeshki Rad; Mohammad Chizari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 51-60

  Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are increasingly influencing human beings and are changing our attitudes towards these technologies. The purpose of this article is to understand the factors influencing the use of ICTs in agricultural extension through a descriptive research method. ...  Read More

25. Obstacles of Women Presence in Iranian Rural Management: A Case from Osku County

Mohammad Shokati Amghani; Hesamedin Gholami; Nematollah Shiri; Hossein Shabanali Fami

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 153-158

  The presence of women in social and managerial fields is one the indicator of social justice and development that leads to optimum use of capabilities and potentials of half of the country's rural population. In the recent years, establishing public institution of Dehyary by the Ministry of Interior ...  Read More