Environmental policy and management
1. A Study on Energy Efficiency and Economic Productivity of New Zealand’s Agricultural Sector

Mojtaba Abbasian; Sina Ahmadzadeh Mashinchi; Basil Sharp

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 191-201

Abstract
  The realization of sustainable development depends on the efficient use of energy resources. Energy consumption productivity and efficiency are among important indices that play a critical role in explaining the behavior of energy consumption structure of different economic sectors, which in turn, plays ...  Read More

Farm Management
2. Musculoskeletal Disorders, Energy Use, and Costs of Human Labor for Paddy Cultivation in Northern Iran

Amin Nikkhah; Zeynab Kougir-Chegini; Armaghan Kosari-Moghadam; Farima Nikkhah

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 439-446

Abstract
  In this study, musculoskeletal disorders, energy consumption and input costs of paddy labors have been studied in cultivation, crop protection, and harvesting rice in Northern Iran, Guilan province. The sample size of the study consisted of 74 paddy workers of the study region. The data were collected ...  Read More