Research on Agricultural Systems Accomplishments, Perspectives and Issues

Accomplishments, Perspectives, and Issues

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ContributionsJean Philippe Colin (Editor), Eric W. Crawford (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages281
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Open LibraryOL12120155M
ISBN 101560728264
ISBN 109781560728269

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[Jean Philippe Colin; Eric W Crawford;]. The purpose of this book is to provide an overview of research on agricultural systems that is both broad and selective. The focus is broad, by covering approaches used in a number of disciplines, as well as in multidisciplinary studies, and by defining agricultural systems to include cropping systems, fanning systems, agricultural household systems, and agricultural systems at higher levels Format: Hardcover.

CONTENTS Preface vii Contributors ix Acronyms xi Chapter 1 COverview 1 Jean-Philippe Colin and Eric W. Crawford PART I: MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROBLEM -SOLVING RESEARCH ON AGRICULTURAL. Research on Agricultural Systems: Accomplishments, Perspectives and Issues. Edited by Jean-Philippe Colin and Eric W.

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Introduction. Prior to the mid's, active research collaboration between technical agricultural scientists (i.e., mainly working on experiment stations), agricultural economists (i.e., mostly in planning units) and anthropologists/rural sociologists (i.e., generally in.

Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century assesses the scientific evidence for the strengths and weaknesses of different production, marketing, and policy approaches for improving and reducing the costs and unintended consequences of agricultural production.

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The early goal of agricultural research was simply better methods of producing food. As humans and agriculture progressed, research widened to control of diseases and pests, better cultivars, productive. The research approaches of agribusiness systems have shown a pattern of evolution from individual markets toward chains, networks 1 and systems perspectives and the introduction of institutions.

Different theories explain parts of the complex coordination mechanisms, ranging from price theory, to new institutional and property rights Cited by: 7. Management of agricultural research involves many decisions that have scientific, social and political consequences.

Every country has established agricultural research priorities based on many complex factors that must be considered when decisions are made on the choice of. Agricultural Research: Background and Issues Congressional Research Service Summary The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Research, Education, and Economics (REE) mission area has the primary federal responsibility of advancing scientific knowledge for agriculture through research, education, and extension.

The Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D) concept represents a paradigm change in the way agricultural research and development activities are carried out in Africa.

The. to agricultural extension activities rather than to agricultural research accomplishments (Sumberg and Okali, ). Some of the trends like the recognition of the importance of farmers' ITK, strengthening ofFile Size: 82KB. Agriculture, agricultural science, and agronomy.

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It discusses the principles underlying farming systems and practices Cited by: 3. The Importance of Agricultural Research H OW are things invented or discovered?

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The report analyzes the current situation and also examines the scientific and economic viability of alternative agricultural systems that can help maintain.