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)
Farm Management
1. Potato Growers' Attitudes and Perceptions towards Precision Irrigation Technologies in Ardabil County, Iran

Asghar Bagheri; Sahar Pirmoazzen

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 65-78

  This study aimed to investigate potato growers’ attitudes towards and perceptions of the drivers and barriers of precision irrigation technologies (PIT). A survey research method was employed for data collection from a sample of 240 potato growers of Ardabil County. A questionnaire was used as ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
2. Factors Affecting Biomass Energy Utilization by Small Holder Farmers in Iran

Seyedeh Marzieh Razeghi; Hossein Shabanali Fami; Rohollah Rezaei

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 45-57

  The main purpose of this survey was to assess biomass production and use as a source of energy by smallholders in Tafresh County located in Markazi Province, Iran. A descriptive survey method was used for data collection. The statistical population consisted of 2,470 smallholders. A sample size of 300 ...  Read More

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3. Market-Oriented or Not: A Gender Situation Analyses of Small Holder Sweet potato Farmers in South East Nigeria

Amala Christiana Okoye; Jude Anayochukwu Mbanasor; Benjamin Chukwuemeka Okoye,

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 87-100

  Farmers can only be market oriented if his/her production plan follows market signals and produce commodities that is more marketable. In other to achieve it, this study provided empirical evidence on the gender analyses of market orientation in South-East, Nigeria. A stratified sampling design was used ...  Read More

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4. Effects of Changing Agricultural Subsidies on Production and Exports in Iran

Hossein Badih Bbarzin; Mohammad Norozian; Seyed Mahdi Hoseyni; Amir Taghavi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 101-112

  Subsidy is a tool used by governments as a form of financial aid to support specific economic sectors. Today subsidy is common in several countries such as Iran due to different political and economic reasons. This study has examined the effects of changing agricultural subsidies on, production and exports. ...  Read More

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5. Targeted Marketing in Herbal Medicine; Application for Grounded Theory and K- Mean Algorithm

Azita Sherej Sharifi; Ghasemali Bazaee; Seyed Abbas Heydari

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 331-346

  One of the major industries to meet the expansion goals in human, social, and economic aspects is herbal medicine. Marketing department, producers, and entrepreneurs play an important role in applying potentials in this industry, but, as herbal medicine scholars argue, herbal medicine market share in ...  Read More

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6. Loan Repayment and Its Implication on Agricultural Financing in Ghana-The Case of MiDA Agriculture Program

Maxwell Amedi; Moses Dumayiri; Abdul-Rashid Mohammed

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 391-408

  The study investigated performance of loan repayment among rice farmers under the MiDA agricultural credit programme in the Hohoe Municipality. Primary data was collected from 120 farmers from four beneficiary towns while secondary data was gathered from literatures and various actors. Multistage random ...  Read More

Farm Management
7. Solutions to Enhance the Farmers’ Participation in Water Users Associations (WUAs) in Lorestan Province, Iran

Fatemeh Sepahvand; Saeed Gholamrezai; Mehdi Rahimian

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 261-271

  Water Users Association (WUAs) is one of the methods of participatory water resource management whose success and efficiency requires the participation of farmers. Purpose of this study was to identify and prioritize the solutions for farmers’ participation enhancing in WUAs. This exploratory article ...  Read More

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

Olaoluwa Ayodeji Adebayo

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

  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

Farm Management
9. 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

  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

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10. 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

  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

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11. 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

  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

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12. Fertilizer Management Using Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria in Rice Fields

Hashem Aminpanah; Saeed Firouzi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 67-76

  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

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13. Factors Affecting Farmer's Satisfaction with Water Users Associations Performance at Gotvand Irrigation Scheme in Khuzestan Province, Iran

Ayatollah Karami; Hamid Yeilagh Choghakhor

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 451-463

  The purpose of this study was to assess the farmer's satisfaction with services delivered by Water User Associations (WUAs) and determine the factors affecting farmer's satisfaction with the WUAs. Stratified sampling was used to select 124 farmer members of WUAs in the Gotvand irrigation Scheme (GIS). ...  Read More

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14. Effective Components of Optimal Wheat Production from the Perspective of Farmers in the North of Khuzestan, Iran

Mohammad Sadegh Sabouri; Soraya Rafiei; Davood Samarei

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 519-527

  This research was carried out to investigate the role of legal, philosophical, economic, environmental, educational attitudes and some personal characteristics in farmers' professionalism in the production of optimal wheat in the north of Khuzestan Province, Iran. The methodological approach in this ...  Read More

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15. Factors Affecting Revenue Share of Iranian Tomato Paste Exporting Companies

Seyed Ehsan Zohoori; Amir Mohamadi-Nejad; Reza Moghaddasi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 529-538

  his study aimed to investigate factors affecting the revenue share of Iranian tomato paste exporting companies. Flexible estimation method was used on a two-dimensional panel data set including 224 observations from 14 tomato paste manufacturing and exporting companies and 16 importing countries during ...  Read More

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16. Social Capital Components of Forest Dwellers of Forestry Cooperatives in Iran (Case of Siahkal County)

Mohammadali Zare; Alireza Eslami

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 553-564

  The aim of this study was to compare the social capital indicators of members and non-members of cooperatives in Siahkal County.  The sample size was calculated by the Cochran formula to include300individuals (150 member cooperatives and 150 non-members of the cooperative) that were selected by ...  Read More

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17. Role of Insurance in Broiler Farms Risk Management (A Case Study of Rudbar County)

Yazdan Habibi; Jafar Azizi; Fathollah Keshavarz

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 321-328

  Agriculture sector faces risks caused by natural damaging events. So, it is necessary to predict, counteract and mitigate the risks of agricultural activities to increase investment security, to identify risks and to practice risk management methods, in which insurance has a special niche as a risk counteraction ...  Read More

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18. Assessment of Energy Efficiency in Pump Stations of Pressurized Irrigation Systems (Case Study: Qazvin and Kermanshah Provinces)

Hassan Brati; Mohammadreza Khaledian; Mohammadhassan Biglouei; Atefeh Parvaresh Rizi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 389-396

  About 20% of the electricity produced in the world is consumed in rotary equipment for conveying fluids such as water, gas, air, and other liquids, while the loss of energy consumption in this sector is more than 60%. The aim of this study is to evaluate different efficiencies in the pumping stations ...  Read More

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19. The Consequences of Tillage Technology: The Sustainability Perspective (The Case of Fars Province, Iran)

Sedigheh Samiee; Kurosh Rezaei-Moghaddam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 409-420

  Activities to reduce soil erosion and to improve soil fertility, agricultural production and finally, crop income have been considered to be fundamental for the implementation of sustainable agriculture in Iran. This research investigates the effects of no-till (NL) technology on reducing ...  Read More

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20. The Feasibility of Developing the Application of Rural Agricultural Waste Management in Masal Township, Iran

Mohammad Reza Safari Motlagh; Roya Nazarali; Farzaneh Fallahpoor Salkooyeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 163-171

  The waste of agricultural products is considered as one of the major problems in Iranian agricultural sector. The present study is a descriptive-survey one in nature that focused on exploring correlations and comparison. Data were collected through a number of questionnaires and were analyzed by SPSS. ...  Read More

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21. Impact of Small-Holders’ Cattle Fattening on Household Income Generation in Fadis District of Eastern Hararghe Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia

Jafer Ahmed Mume; Fikadu Gute Tadesse

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 173-192

  At the household level, livestock plays a critical economic and social role in pastoralists and at the household level, livestock plays a critical economic and social role in pastoralists and smallholder farm households. The objectives of this study were to analyze factors affecting participation in ...  Read More

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22. Factors Affecting the Marketing of Organic Farming Products (Case Study: Miandoab County)

Zohreh Jesarati; Loghman Rshidpour; Soleiman Rasouli Azar

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 299-306

  Organic agriculture is rapidly growing while the lack of knowledge and skills to manage organic farms and the lack of market opportunities for the organic products are the most important reasons for the disinclination to the use of the organic agriculture practices. The main aim of this study was to ...  Read More

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23. An Assessment of the Sustainability of Agricultural Systems in Golestan Province, Iran

Majid Rostami; Hoda Mohammadi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 91-100

  Sustainable agriculture is a holistic approach to produce food, fiber, feed and fuel in a way that does not damage the environment and also must meet the needs of the present and future population of the world, while considering agro-ecosystem health, social and economic equity and profitability. Therefore, ...  Read More

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24. 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

  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

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25. Using the PILOTE Model to Improve Water Productivity for Rice in Rasht, North of Iran

Maryam Shadpour; Mohammadreza Khaledian; MohammadHassan Biglouei; Mojtaba Rezaei

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 477-487

  In order to calibrate and validate the PILOTE model for rice in a humid climate, this study was carried in a randomized complete block design with three replications on a popular local variety, Hashemi, during 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2007 crop seasons. This research was done at the Rice Research Institute ...  Read More