1. Study of the Effects of Globalization on Iranian Caviar Export

Abolghasem Barghandan; Kamran Barghandan; Mohammadreza Naeemi; Abdolghafoor Mohammadzadeh

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2011, Pages 189-195

Abstract
  Globalization is integration of national economies in global economy and infers on increasing the flow of goods and services. In this study the consequences of globalization were studied through the analysis of Level of International Trade index (LIT) in the caviar export equation. The required data ...  Read More

2. Determining Comparative Advantages of Corn in Optimal Cultivation Pattern

Samaneh Abedi; Gholam Reza Peykani; Mohammad Kavoosi Kalashami

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2011, Pages 197-206

Abstract
  The purpose of this study is to investigate comparative advantages of corn in comparison with other competitor crops. To do so, Linear Programming, to 2004-2005 data related to classic index (DRC) in Kermanshah province was applied. Results showed that corn has comparative advantages in all regions of ...  Read More

3. Implication of Micronutrients in Agriculture and Health with Special Reference to Iron and Zinc

M. Govindaraj; P. Kannan; P. Arunachalam

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2011, Pages 207-220

Abstract
  The green revolution fulfilled the food demand of crowded millions. From the time of green revolution to till date high yielding and fertilizer responsive varieties have evolved to increase the production per unit area. To improve the productivity only major nutrients are concentrated almost in all crops. ...  Read More

4. Integration of Natural Resource Management in the Primary Education Curriculum in Kenya

Michael G. Kanyi; Tom Vandenbosch; Fredrick U. Ngesa; Joash K. Kibett; George Muthaa

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2011, Pages 221-228

Abstract
  The Farmers of the Future (FoF) initiative implemented a programme of integrating natural resources management in the basic education curriculum. The purpose of the study was to document activities and determine the effects of FoF programme on primary school learners’ perceptions towards natural ...  Read More