1. Toward Environmentally Sustainable Wheat Harvesting Operation in Rainfed and Irrigated Systems

Shamsollah Abdollahpour; Armaghan Kosari-Moghaddam; Mohammad Bannayan

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020

Abstract
  This study aimed to assess the environmental sustainability of wheat harvesting operation in rainfed and irrigated farming systems in three different locations in Iran, including Sari, Mashhad and Parsabad Moghan counties. Four sustainability indices of energy, emergy, exergy, and greenhouse gas emissions ...  Read More

Farm Management
2. Developing a Radial Basis Function Neural Networks to Predict the Working Days for Tillage Operation in Crop Production

Armaghan Kosari-Moghaddam; Abbas Rohani; Lobat Kosari-Moghaddam; Mehdi Esmailpour Troujeni

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 119-133

Abstract
  The aim of this study was to determine the probability of working days (PWD) for tillage operation using weather data with Multiple Linear Regression (MLR) and Radial Basis Function (RBF) artificial networks. In both models, seven variables were considered as input parameters, namely minimum, average ...  Read More

Farm Management
3. 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