Original Article
1. Trends in Iranian Agricultural Education Articles: A Five-Year Look (2013-2017)

Mahtab Pouratashi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 219-232

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to analyze the trend of scientific articles in the field of agricultural education. The statistical population of the study consisted of all agricultural education articles published in three scientific journals from the years 2013 to 2017 (N = 198). SPSS and EXCEL software ...  Read More

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2. Match and Mismatch between Learning and Teaching Style in the Agricultural Education Process

Khoshghadam Khaledi; Mohammad Chizari; Enayat Abbasi; Hasan Sadighi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 233-242

Abstract
  Teaching and learning processes in universities have not achieved expected outcomes. The mismatch between learning and teaching styles is a challenge in the education process. Instructors should strive to incorporate their teaching style with students’ learning styles in order to ensure effective ...  Read More

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3. 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 , Summer 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

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4. Determination of Technical Efficiency and Optimum Size of Rice Farms in Mazandaran Province (Case study: Fereydunkenar County)

Reza Esfanjari Kenari; Mahmoud Ahmadpour Borazjani; Ahmad Ali Kaikha; Saman Ziaei; Mashala Salarpour

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 257-265

Abstract
  A reason for the success of the agricultural sector in developed countries is the regulation of farm size as it allows for the scale economy of production. Considering that the size of agricultural production units should be specifically determined based on the crop and the area where it is produced, ...  Read More

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5. Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Olive Fruit Production under Different Orchard Size and Upon Organic and Conventional Agro-Systems

saeed Firouzi; Amir Hossein Bazyar

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 267-277

Abstract
  The aim of this study was to investigate the environmental impacts of olive fruit production under different orchard size and upon organic and common agro-systems through Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology in northern Iran. The data were collected using a self-made questionnaire and face-to-face ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Designing Educators’ Information Literacy Model at the Agricultural Technical Schools in Mazandaran Province, Iran

Seddigheh Diylami; Mehdi Charmchian Langerodi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 279-292

Abstract
  Information literacy embraces the ability to access useful information and to have the awareness of organizing knowledge and information which require different search methods and most effective diagnostic information for problem solving and decision-making. Those who lack these abilities are continuously ...  Read More

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7. Weak Separability Testing and Estimation of Selected Food Commodities Demand System in Urban Households of Iran (Case of Citrus Fruits, Cucurbits and Vegetables)

Amin Delavar; Gholamreza Yavari; Saeed Yazdani; Afshin Amjadi; Abolfazl Mahmoodi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 293-305

Abstract
  The separability of consumer desires is a necessary condition for multi-stage budgeting and collectivization is consistent of commodity where costs are allocated between edible groups using price indices and intergroup allocations are made independent of other groups. In empirical studies of demand, ...  Read More

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8. Efficient Harvesting of Saffron Using Integer Programming

Siamak Kheybari; Amir Bokaeyan; Seyed Ali Naji Nasrabadi Yazd

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 307-321

Abstract
  Among various products available in agriculture, saffron plays a major role in contributing to Iran's gross domestic product and per capita income growth.  Due to shortage of workforce and short duration of harvesting, areas under cultivation of saffron in Iran will be declining in coming years. ...  Read More