Farm Management
1. Fertilizer Management Using Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria in Rice Fields

Hashem Aminpanah; Saeed Firouzi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 67-76

Abstract
  A field experiment was conducted at Rice Research Station of Tonekabon, Iran, to determine the effect of seed inoculation with plant growth-promotingrhizobacteria on rice grain yield and yield components under different nitrogen (N) rates. The experimental design was a Randomized Complete Block with ...  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

3. A Survey on the Current Status of Mechanization of Paddy Cultivation in Iran: Case of Guilan Province

Saeed Firouzi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 117-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.5455/ijamd.169832

Abstract
  This study investigated the status of mechanized power and self-propelled rice cultivation machinery in Guilan Province in northern Iran. The raw data was obtained from 2013 statistics of the Agricultural Jihad Organization of Guilan province. Power per unit of area, mechanization level, area per unit ...  Read More

4. Rice Yield Distribution and Risk Assessment in South Asian Countries: A Statistical Investigation

Mahadeb Prasad Poudel; Shwu-En Chen; Raju Ghimire

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 53-63

Abstract
  In the last decades, rice yields in South Asian countries grew tremendously in one hand and a noticeable yield fluctuation on the other. The objective of this study was to examine the rice yield distributions, estimate yield risks at country level, and compare risks between five countries namely Afghanistan, ...  Read More

5. Analysis of Land Tenure System Among Rice Farmers in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Luka Gougong Ezra; H, Yahaya

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 9-15

Abstract
  The research analyzed the land tenure system among rice farmers in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Two hundred and forty (240) farmers were sampled by a multi stage sampling procedure and used as respondents for the study. Well-structured questionnaires were used for data collection. ...  Read More

6. Forecasting Iran’s Rice Imports during 2009-2013

Mohammad Reza Pakravan; Mohammad Kavoosi Kelashemi; Hamid Reza Alipour

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 39-44

Abstract
  In the present study Iran’s rice imports trend is forecasted, using artificial neural networks and econometric methods, during 2009 to 2013, and their results are compared. The results showed that feet forward neural network leading with less forecast error and had better performance in comparison ...  Read More