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)
Decision-making
1. Exploring the strategy of Reducing Water Consumption Expenditure and its Role in Farmers' Satisfaction

mohammad ali dadashi; Vahid Khasheii

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2017

Abstract
  The purpose of the present research is to examine the effect of coating the tertiary irrigation canals on farmers’ satisfaction in Sowme’eh Sara, Guilan. The study was conducted using a survey research methodology. The statistical population included 14 tertiary canalized schemes in Sowme’eh ...  Read More

Decision-making
2. An Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model: Understanding Farmers’ Behavioral Intention towards Using Agricultural E-commerce

Raha Zarei; Gholam Hossein Zamani; Hamid Karimi; Eric T. Micheels

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2022

Abstract
  The emergence of agricultural e‐commerce can solve the challenges of agricultural marketing especially in developing countries such as Iran. The aim of this study was to extend the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) through adding the variables social influence and facilitating conditions to understand ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
3. Using DEA Models to Measure Energy Efficiency of Grape Production

Majid Namdari; Hassan Ghasemi Mobtaker; Mousa Rasouli

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 485-493

Abstract
  Energy ratio and technical efficiency are the ways to explain the efficiency of farmers in crops production. The objective of this study was the application of non-parametric method of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to analyze the efficiency of orchards, discriminate efficient farmers from inefficient ...  Read More

Decision-making
4. 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

Abstract
  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

Environmental policy and management
5. A Critical Review of Sustainable Pro-Environmental Behavior Theories

Amir Hossein Pirmoradi; Farahnaz Rostami; Abdollhamid Papzan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 117-135

Abstract
  Agricultural production decision-making is becoming more complicated due to the inherent complexity of the interaction between natural and human processes as the heart of agricultural systems. Predicting the behavior of agricultural systems is critically important for sustainability issues. Since agriculture ...  Read More

Family and social enterprise
6. Assessment of the Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Assets in Langroud County

Habibollah Rezadoost; Alireza Estelaji; Majid Vali Shariat Panahi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 323-332

Abstract
  The present descriptive survey aims to analyze sustainable rural livelihood in Langarud County of Guilan province, Iran. The statistical population was composed of all rural people in this county (N=37904). Convenience sampling used to determine sample size (n=180). They were selected by proportionally ...  Read More

Decision-making
7. Assessment of the Quality of Academic Services at Yasouj University: Application of SERVQUAL Model

Mehdi Nooripoor; Zeinab Sharifi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 347-359

Abstract
  The qualitative expansion of the higher education system, regardless of quality development, will have inappropriate outcomes. Therefore, the present study was conducted to assess the quality of academic services at Yasouj University using the SERVQUAL model. The statistical population consisted of 508 ...  Read More

Decision-making
8. Investigating the Technical Efficiency of Date Palm Cultivation Using the Data Envelopment Analysis

Zeynab Latifi; Hossein Shabanali Fami

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 383-399

Abstract
  Khuzestan Province, especially Karun County, is one of the main pillars of date production in Iran. According to the limitations of date palm production in this county, optimal production management, and the efficient use of production inputs are required.  The main goal of this study was to calculate ...  Read More

Decision-making
9. The Effects of Leadership Styles on Job Performance of Experts through the Mediating Role of Psychological Empowerment (The Case of Agricultural Jihad Organization of Kerman Province)

Latif Haji; Hamid Karimi; Naser Valizadeh

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 243-256

Abstract
  Job performance is considered one of the most important criteria for developing and measuring the performance of organizations such as the Agricultural Jihad Organization (AJO). The main purpose of the present study was to study the effects of leadership styles on job performance through the mediating ...  Read More

Decision-making
10. Factors Affecting on Research Practices Development regarding Entrepreneurship in Agricultural Higher Education: A Two-Step Approach to Structural Equation Modeling

Masoud Ahmadinejad

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 319-330

Abstract
  The purpose of this research was to identify the factors affecting research practices development (RPD) regarding entrepreneurship in agricultural higher education, case study Islamic Azad University, Khouzestan Province, Iran.  Faculty members in Islamic Azad University, Khouzestan Province were ...  Read More

Decision-making
11. Employees' Attitude toward Management Commitment to Internal Marketing and the Emphasis of Managers on Informal Internal Communication in Agriculture Jihad Organization

Mohammad Reza Azadedel; Mahnaz Shokri

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 273-283

Abstract
  One of the most important factors for successful implementation of activities, maintaining status and keeping balance in an organization is human resources. The present study aims to analyze the role of informal internal staffing as a mediator in explaining the attitudes of the employees of the Agriculture ...  Read More

Decision-making
12. Group Dynamics Features and Socio-economic Status of Cocoa Farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria

Olaoluwa Ayodeji Adebayo

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 77-88

Abstract
  Group dynamics features are important factors for improving farmers’ socio-economic status. This study focused on the effect of group dynamics features on the socio-economic status of cocoa farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria. A multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 93 cocoa farmers for ...  Read More

Decision-making
13. A Comparative Investigation of TOPSIS, Factor Analysis, and Scale Gram Analytical Methods on Rural Development (A Case Study of Islamshahr Rural Development Level)

Sahar Dehyouri

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 89-106

Abstract
  Rural areas have always played a significant role in the global economy by providing a variety of foods and raw materials. This role is much more prominent in developing countries. Rural development is also an important part of regional policies, covering agriculture, forestry, natural resource management, ...  Read More

Decision-making
14. Effect of Temporary and Permanent Shocks of Total Factor Productivity on the Demand for Agricultural Imports in Iran

Zahra Tavakoli; Sedigheh Nabieian; Mohammadreza Zare Mehrjerdi; Seyed Abdolmajid Jalaei

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 135-147

Abstract
  Economic theories show that the direction and magnitude of the fluctuations of economic variables depend on the type and magnitude of the shocks they are faced with. Various reasons are noted for fluctuations in demands for imports, including productivity shocks. Accordingly, this research was aimed ...  Read More

Decision-making
15. Agricultural Economic and Environmental Impacts of Water Resources Management Scenarios of Agricultural Sector in Qazvin Plain

Mehrnoosh Mirzaei; Saeid Yazdani; Mohammad Reza Nazari; Abolfazl Mahmoodi; Gholamreza Yavari; Mohsen Shokatfadaei

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 55-65

Abstract
  With the widening of the gap in water supply and demand in recent years and the schemes of the Ministry of Energy to restore and balance underground tables, the agricultural sector is projected to be under increasing pressure due to the rationing programs and the allocation of water resources to other ...  Read More

Decision-making
16. Sustainable Management of Groundwater Resources Using Multi-Criteria Programming (A Case Study of Kashmar Plain)

Somayeh Shirzadi Laskookalayeh; Reza Esfanjari Kenari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 465-474

Abstract
  Frequent droughts and their consequences result in the loss of groundwater, the deficiency of nutrients, the drying of surface water resources, and substantially more exploitation of the groundwater resources, which, altogether, cause the mobilization of saline waters to groundwater tables. This will ...  Read More

Decision-making
17. Optimal Cropping Pattern Modifications with the Aim of Environmental-Economic Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Mostafa Mardani; Saman Ziaei; Alireza Nikouei

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 365-375

Abstract
  Sustainability in agricultural is determined by aspects like economy, society and environment. Multi-objective programming (MOP) model has been a widely used tool for studying and analyzing the sustainability of agricultural system. However, optimization models in most applications are forced to use ...  Read More

Decision-making
18. On the Effect of Rainfall Variations on Economic Variables: The Application of General Equilibrium Model

Zeinab Moinoddini; Hamid Mohammadi; Hosein Mehrabi Boshrabadi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 433-439

Abstract
  The economy of Iran is dependent on many variables that play a role in its growth and development. On the other hand, rainfall is one of the important factors of climate change that has affected economic strategic programs including those of the agricultural sector. Rainfall variations ...  Read More

Decision-making
19. Evaluation and Ranking of Citrus Gardens’ Risks Using TOPSIS Method (Case Study: East of Mazandaran Province)

Simin Dokht Ghasemian; Gholamreza Yavari; Vahid Majed; Abolfazl Mahmodi; Abolfazl Javadian

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 47-63

Abstract
  Citrus production has a great importance and position in Iran. The growth and sustainability of the agriculture sector is impossible without appropriate and effective risk identification and management. In this study, the main risks of citrus gardens were identified based on the Delphi method through ...  Read More

Decision-making
20. Does Agriculture Price Index Respond to Exchange Rate Fluctuations in Iran?

Mohammad Abdi Seyyedkolaee; Amir Mansour Tehranchian; Ahmad Jafari Samimi; Seyyed Mojtaba Mojaverian

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 407-413

Abstract
  Since some raw materials, semi manufactured, intermediate and capital goods in agricultural sector are imported, the exchange rate fluctuations can affect the cost price of products in this sector. Recently, we are facing considerable fluctuations in exchange rate that has an important impact on all ...  Read More

Decision-making
21. Farmers Willingness to Pay for Crop Insurance: Evidence from Eastern Ghana

Emmanuella Ellis

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 447-463

Abstract
  Crop insurance is a risk management tool with the potential of dealing with risk more efficiently, the study uses a dichotomous contingent valuation method to elicit the willingness to pay for crop insurance among cereal farmers in the Eastern region of Ghana. The study employed descriptive statistical ...  Read More

Decision-making
22. Green Product Consumers Segmentation Using Self-Organizing Maps in Iran

Narges Delafrooz; Sina Siavash Moghaddam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 347-356

Abstract
  This study aims to segment the market based on demographical, psychological, and behavioral variables, and seeks to investigate their relationship with green consumer behavior. In this research, self-organizing maps are used to segment and to determine the features of green consumer behavior. This was ...  Read More

Decision-making
23. Identification of Strategies for Sustainable Development of Rice Production in Guilan Province Using SWOT Analysis

Mohsen Shafieyan Estahbanati; Mehdi Homayounfar; Mehdi Fadaei

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 141-153

Abstract
  Sustainable development is one of the most important issues that can be considered from different aspects and in different contexts including sustainable agriculture. This study aimed to investigate the main strategies related to sustainable development of rice production as an important agricultural ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
24. 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

Abstract
  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

Decision-making
25. On the Comparison of the Applications of Conventional Ranking Techniques in Determining the Priority Factors Affecting Seed Production of Medicinal Plants: Case of Guilan Province, Iran

Seyyed Ali Noorhosseini; Esmaeil Fallahi; Sepideh Gholinezhad

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 1-14

Abstract
  Aimed at identifying and prioritizing promoters and deterrent affecting seed production of medicinal plants, the present study was conducted in 2014. The Delphi method was conducted using a panel of 13 experts in Guilan Natural Resources and Agriculture Organization. In the first round of the study, ...  Read More