Review Article Environmental policy and management
1. A Comparative Analysis of Behavioral Theories towards Farmers’ Water Conservation

Naser Valizadeh; Masoud Bijani; Dariush Hayati

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-10

Abstract
  According to experts, the inefficient agricultural sector has a dominant role in degrading water resources all over the world. Farmers’ conservational behavior is an important aspect of new integrated water management studies. Relevantly, various behavioral theories have been proposed in the field ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
2. Effectiveness of Integrated Pest Management by Farmers Field Schools (IPM/FFS) Approach: The case of Greenhouse Producers of Tehran and Alborz Provinces, Iran

Azadeh Ahmadvand; Enayat Abbasi; Homayon Farhadian; Hadi Moumenihelali; Alireza Norouzi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 11-24

Abstract
  This research investigated the effectiveness of IPM/FFS project from economic, technical, social-communicative, environmental and psychological aspects in a descriptive-correlational design based on the survey method. The research population consisted of 70 greenhouse producers that had implemented IPM/FFS ...  Read More

Original Article Strategic planning
3. Water Resources Management by Simulation under Virtual Water Scenario in Agricultural Sector, Case Study: Hirmand Catchment, Iran

Ali Sardar Shahraki; Javad Shahraki; Seyed Arman Hashemi Monfared

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 25-35

Abstract
  Due to the frequent drought periods, water consumption increase, and competition of different water-using sectors, the Hirmand catchment is in a critical water status in the Sistan region. This threat has been intensified in recent years. To cope with this problem, we must pay more attention to different ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
4. Bayesian Analysis of Spatial Probit Models in Wheat Waste Management Adoption

Ahmadreza Ommani; Azadeh Noorollah Noorivandi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 37-44

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to identify factors influencing the adoption of wheat waste management by wheat farmers. The method used in this study using the spatial Probit models and Bayesian model was used to estimate the model. MATLAB software was used in this study. The data of 220 wheat farmers ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental policy and management
5. Factors Affecting Students’ Value Co-creation to Institutionalize Sustainability in Academic Structure: The Case of Iranian Agricultural and Natural Resources’ Universities

Feyzallah Monavvarifard; Masoud Baradaran; Bahman Khosravipour

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 45-54

Abstract
  Value co-creation process as a mutual interaction between individuals is a key issue across the management network. Recently, studies have placed a special emphasis on people’s interaction in order to accomplish value co-creation. Given that the process of experience exchange enables us to identify ...  Read More

Original Article Decision-making
6. 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 , Winter 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

Original Article Farm Management
7. 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