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J. of British Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 34, SJR: 0.246, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Child Language     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 1.035, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Chinese History / 中國歷史學刊     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Classics Teaching     Open Access  
J. of Clinical and Translational Science     Open Access  
J. of Dairy Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.573, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Demographic Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.227, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.843, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
J. of East Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.59, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Ecclesiastical History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.138, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Economic History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 47, SJR: 1.82, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Experimental Political Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 2.526, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Financial and Quantitative Analysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 52, SJR: 3.636, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Fluid Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 198, SJR: 1.591, CiteScore: 3)
J. of French Language Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.163, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Functional Programming     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.458, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Germanic Linguistics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Global History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.34, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Hellenic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.146, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Helminthology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.553, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Hospitality and Tourism Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.949, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Institutional Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.978, CiteScore: 2)
J. of K-Theory     Full-text available via subscription  
J. of Laryngology & Otology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.495, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Latin American Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 0.34, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Law and Religion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.115, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Linguistic Geography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
J. of Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.451, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Management & Organization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 354, SJR: 0.543, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.303, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Modern African Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.606, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Navigation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 262, SJR: 0.493, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Nutritional Science     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.984, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Pacific Rim Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.33, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Paleontology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.882, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Pension Economics & Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.931, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Plasma Physics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.441, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Psychiatric Intensive Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
J. of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.542, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of Radiotherapy in Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.16, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Relationships Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Roman Archaeology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.341, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Roman Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.182, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Smoking Cessation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.411, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42, SJR: 1.063, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Southeast Asian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Symbolic Logic     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.057, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the American Philosophical Association     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.857, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the Australian Mathematical Society     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.46, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.192, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the History of Economic Thought     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.784, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the Institute of Mathematics of Jussieu     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 2.393, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the Intl. Neuropsychological Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 1.408, CiteScore: 3)
J. of the Intl. Phonetic Association     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.27, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the Marine Biological Association of the UK     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.548, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the Royal Asiatic Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.121, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Society for American Music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.199, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Tropical Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.626, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Tropical Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Wine Economics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Japanese J. of Political Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.372, CiteScore: 1)
Kantian Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Knowledge Engineering Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.357, CiteScore: 2)
Language and Cognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Language in Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 1.466, CiteScore: 2)
Language Teaching     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 1.233, CiteScore: 2)
Language Variation and Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.854, CiteScore: 1)
Laser and Particle Beams     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.497, CiteScore: 1)
Law and History Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.184, CiteScore: 0)
Legal Information Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Legal Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.484, CiteScore: 1)
Leiden J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40, SJR: 0.482, CiteScore: 0)
Libyan Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
LMS J. of Computation and Mathematics     Free   (SJR: 0.229, CiteScore: 1)
Macroeconomic Dynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 1.169, CiteScore: 1)
Management and Organization Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.816, CiteScore: 2)
Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 1.086, CiteScore: 1)
Mathematical Structures in Computer Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.298, CiteScore: 1)
Medical History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.417, CiteScore: 1)
Microscopy and Microanalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.292, CiteScore: 0)
Modern Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.397, CiteScore: 0)
Modern Intellectual History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.218, CiteScore: 0)
MRS Communications     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 1.443, CiteScore: 3)
MRS Energy & Sustainability - A Review J.     Full-text available via subscription  
Nagoya Mathematical J.     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.892, CiteScore: 1)
Natural Language Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.264, CiteScore: 1)
Netherlands J. of Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.285, CiteScore: 1)
Netherlands Yearbook of Intl. Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.196, CiteScore: 0)
Network Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.461, CiteScore: 1)
Neuron Glia Biology     Hybrid Journal  
New Perspectives on Turkey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
New Surveys in the Classics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
New Testament Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 0.316, CiteScore: 0)
New Theatre Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.132, CiteScore: 0)
Nineteenth-Century Music Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Nordic J. of Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Numerical Mathematics : Theory, Methods and Applications     Full-text available via subscription  
Nurse Prescriber     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Nutrition Research Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.756, CiteScore: 5)
Organised Sound     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.271, CiteScore: 0)
Oryx     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.981, CiteScore: 2)
Paleobiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.563, CiteScore: 3)
Palliative & Supportive Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 0.611, CiteScore: 1)
Papers of the British School at Rome     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
Parasitology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.194, CiteScore: 2)
Parasitology Open     Open Access  
Personality Neuroscience     Open Access  
Perspectives on Politics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 42, SJR: 2.075, CiteScore: 2)
Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.331, CiteScore: 0)
Phonology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.623, CiteScore: 1)
Plainsong and Medieval Music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Plant Genetic Resources     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.353, CiteScore: 1)
Polar Record     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.313, CiteScore: 1)
Political Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 62, SJR: 4.531, CiteScore: 3)
Political Science Research and Methods     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
Politics & Gender     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.861, CiteScore: 1)
Politics and Religion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.541, CiteScore: 1)
Popular Music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.216, CiteScore: 0)
Powder Diffraction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.319, CiteScore: 1)
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.462, CiteScore: 1)
Primary Health Care Research & Development     Open Access   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.52, CiteScore: 1)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.406, CiteScore: 1)
Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.695, CiteScore: 1)
Proceedings of the Intl. Astronomical Union     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.373, CiteScore: 4)
Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Section A Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 1.506, CiteScore: 1)
Progress in Neurotherapeutics and Neuropsychopharmacology     Full-text available via subscription  
PS: Political Science & Politics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38, SJR: 0.665, CiteScore: 1)
Psychological Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 3.274, CiteScore: 5)
Public Health Nutrition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 1.122, CiteScore: 2)
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 1.237, CiteScore: 2)
Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 3.282, CiteScore: 6)
Quaternary Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 1.216, CiteScore: 2)
Queensland Review     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Radiocarbon     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.959, CiteScore: 2)
Ramus : Critical Studies in Greek and Roman Literature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.201, CiteScore: 0)
ReCALL     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 2.813, CiteScore: 3)
Religious Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.172, CiteScore: 0)
Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.593, CiteScore: 2)
Review of Intl. Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27, SJR: 1.63, CiteScore: 2)
Review of Middle East Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Politics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.119, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Symbolic Logic     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 1.049, CiteScore: 1)
Reviews in Clinical Gerontology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Revista de Historia Económica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.221, CiteScore: 0)
Revista Internacional de la Cruz Roja     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Robotica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.375, CiteScore: 1)
Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Rural History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
Science in Context     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.265, CiteScore: 0)
Scottish J. of Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38, SJR: 0.177, CiteScore: 0)
Seed Science Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.95, CiteScore: 2)
Slavic Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.395, CiteScore: 1)
Social Philosophy and Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.253, CiteScore: 1)
Social Policy and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 196, SJR: 0.653, CiteScore: 1)
Social Science History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.2, CiteScore: 0)
Spanish J. of Psychology     Hybrid Journal  
Studies in American Political Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.204, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in Church History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Studies in Second Language Acquisition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 1.516, CiteScore: 2)
Tempo     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.151, CiteScore: 0)
Thalamus & Related Systems     Full-text available via subscription  
The Americas : A Quarterly Review of Latin American History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.305, CiteScore: 0)
The Lichenologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 1.113, CiteScore: 2)
The Mathematical Gazette     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Theatre Research Intl.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.204, CiteScore: 0)
Theatre Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.121, CiteScore: 0)
Theory and Practice of Logic Programming     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.524, CiteScore: 2)
Think     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
TRaNS : Trans-Regional-and-National Studies of Southeast Asia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.192, CiteScore: 0)
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.419, CiteScore: 0)
Transnational Environmental Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.498, CiteScore: 1)
Twentieth-century music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.453, CiteScore: 1)
Twin Research and Human Genetics     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.72, CiteScore: 1)
Urban History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.358, CiteScore: 0)
Utilitas     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.712, CiteScore: 0)
Victorian Literature and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.163, CiteScore: 0)
Visual Neuroscience     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.012, CiteScore: 2)
Wireless Power Transfer     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
World Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 219, SJR: 6.544, CiteScore: 4)
World Trade Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.591, CiteScore: 1)
World's Poultry Science J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.559, CiteScore: 1)
Yearbook of Intl. Humanitarian Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Zygote     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.387, CiteScore: 1)

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Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.593
Citation Impact (citeScore): 2
Number of Followers: 15  
 
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ISSN (Print) 1742-1705 - ISSN (Online) 1742-1713
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  • Attitudes of dining customers towards sustainability-related food values
           at a public University campus
    • Authors: Erin Silva; Jenna Klink, Emily McKinney, Jessica Price, Philip Deming, Hannah Rivedal, Jed Colquhoun
      Pages: 221 - 226
      Abstract: The plethora of alternative food labels emerging in the marketplace reflects consumer interest in informed and sustainable purchasing. However, consumers’ preferences vary with respect to the sustainability metrics represented by labeling programs. The goal of this project was to characterize public university students’ perceptions of product parameters commonly represented by food labels for produce (e.g., cost, taste, certified organic, locally grown). A consumer survey (n = 338) was conducted at two university dining halls, located in close proximity to major residence hall communities which house approximately 2600 students. Culinary, health and cost attributes (taste, nutritional value, price and appearance) were ranked as more influential in determining purchasing decisions than sustainability attributes related to production and sourcing. While sustainability values were not as influential in driving purchasing behaviors as compared with product attributes, they were important to approximately 50% of the survey respondents. By identifying the sustainability values of students and their willingness to pay more for specific types of sustainable food, results from this study can inform efforts to align priorities of campus dining services with the values of their student patrons, as well as identify educational opportunities around agriculture and food production.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170519000036
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Investigating tarps to facilitate organic no-till cabbage production with
           high-residue cover crops
    • Authors: Natalie P Lounsbury; Nicholas D Warren, Seamus D Wolfe, Richard G Smith
      Pages: 227 - 233
      Abstract: High-residue cover crops can facilitate organic no-till vegetable production when cover crop biomass production is sufficient to suppress weeds (>8000 kg ha−1), and cash crop growth is not limited by soil temperature, nutrient availability, or cover crop regrowth. In cool climates, however, both cover crop biomass production and soil temperature can be limiting for organic no-till. In addition, successful termination of cover crops can be a challenge, particularly when cover crops are grown as mixtures. We tested whether reusable plastic tarps, an increasingly popular tool for small-scale vegetable farmers, could be used to augment organic no-till cover crop termination and weed suppression. We no-till transplanted cabbage into a winter rye (Secale cereale L.)-hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) cover crop mulch that was terminated with either a roller-crimper alone or a roller-crimper plus black or clear tarps. Tarps were applied for durations of 2, 4 and 5 weeks. Across tarp durations, black tarps increased the mean cabbage head weight by 58% compared with the no tarp treatment. This was likely due to a combination of improved weed suppression and nutrient availability. Although soil nutrients and biological activity were not directly measured, remaining cover crop mulch in the black tarp treatments was reduced by more than 1100 kg ha−1 when tarps were removed compared with clear and no tarp treatments. We interpret this as an indirect measurement of biological activity perhaps accelerated by lower daily soil temperature fluctuations and more constant volumetric water content under black tarps. The edges of both tarp types were held down, rather than buried, but moisture losses from the clear tarps were greater and this may have affected the efficacy of clear tarps. Plastic tarps effectively killed the vetch cover crop, whereas it readily regrew in the crimped but uncovered plots. However, emergence of large and smooth crabgrass (Digitaria spp.) appeared to be enhanced in the clear tarp treatment. Although this experiment was limited to a single site-year in New Hampshire, it shows that use of black tarps can overcome some of the obstacles to implementing cover crop-based no-till vegetable productions in northern climates.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170518000509
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Food supply system dynamics in the Galapagos Islands: agriculture,
           livestock and imports
    • Authors: Carolina Sampedro; Francesco Pizzitutti, Diego Quiroga, Stephen J. Walsh, Carlos F. Mena
      Pages: 234 - 248
      Abstract: Like many other oceanic islands around the globe, environmental conditions, social circumstances and forces of globalization combine to challenge the sustainability of the Galapagos Archipelago of Ecuador. This paper describes a food-supply system in Galapagos that is mainly controlled by population growth, weak local agriculture, imports from mainland Ecuador and the influence of a growing tourism industry. We use system dynamics (SD) as a modeling technique in this paper to identify the main driving forces operating on the Galapagos food system to create a series of future scenarios and to examine the subsequent implications across the supply system structures. We model the supply side of the food system using secondary data collected from governmental and non-governmental sources. We find that the consumption profile of the local inhabitants of the Galapagos is on average higher than consumption in the Ecuadorian mainland. This fact, plus rapid growth of the local population fueled by the tourism industry, has created a decrease in per capita local food production and an increase on food import dependence that now, challenges the sustainability of the archipelago. Imports are the largest source of food in the archipelago. Approximately 75% of the agricultural food supply was transported from the mainland in 2017. Our model projects that this fraction will increase to 95% by 2037 with no changes in food policy. Moreover, any plan to increase tourism arrivals must be accompanied by a plan to address the subsistence needs of the new population that the tourism industry attracts. Policies to promote local agricultural growth should be central to the development strategy implemented in the Galapagos.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170518000534
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Crop–livestock integration in smallholder farming systems of
           Goromonzi and Murehwa, Zimbabwe
    • Authors: Siyabusa Mkuhlani; Walter Mupangwa, Neil MacLeod, Lovemore Gwiriri, Isaiah Nyagumbo, Godfrey Manyawu, Ngavaite Chigede
      Pages: 249 - 260
      Abstract: Poor productivity in smallholder farming systems has necessitated research on the potential of crop–livestock integration to sustainably improve productivity. The study hypothesized that improvement in individual agronomic and livestock systems and synergistic utilization of by-products of either system increases productivity, profitability and integration. Smallholder farming households were classified into: old and resource endowed (OR); part time (PT); and young, risk-taking and enthusiastic (YRE) following a survey conducted in Murehwa and Goromonzi districts of Zimbabwe. Crop–livestock systems’ integration scenarios were developed for each farmer category. Expression of crop–livestock integration in physical terms, e.g., kg ha−1, can be complex and confounding, hence the expression of integration in monetary values. Baseline scenario results indicate that OR had the highest crop–livestock integration of $3981 compared with PT and YRE despite OR having the lowest manure usage compared with PT and YRE farmers. Moreover, OR had the least legume yields of
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170518000558
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Wine consumers’ reaction to prices, organic production and origins at
           the point of sale: an analysis of household panel data
    • Authors: Isabel Schäufele; Ulrich Hamm
      Pages: 261 - 273
      Abstract: Price premiums are considered as major purchase barriers for organic products and therefore may prevent organic market growth. For wine, however, prices take a double and conflicting effect: they also serve as quality signal for consumers. Therefore, it is of high relevance to examine if price is a major barrier for organic wine as well.Even though many studies already examined price behavior for organic wine through surveys and experiments, it is still to be clarified how consumers’ react to price changes in a real market context. So far, no study analyzed consumer preferences for organic labeled wine in daily shopping situations. Through the analysis of the GfK household panel—a high-frequency data set of extensive population coverage—implications for price setting and price promotions in different market segments can be given.In contrast to previous studies, consumers’ overall price sensitivity was found to be low for organic wine and consumers’ preferred organic over conventional wine. The effect of price as quality cue or purchase barrier and the effect of an organic label on consumers’ behavior varied between price categories. Organic wine was valued highest in the low-price category, whereas no price premium for the organic label was examined in the high-price segment. Price sensitivity was extremely high for organic wine in the low-price segment, while price functioned as quality signal in the premium segment for organic and conventional wine similarly.This study verified previous stated preference studies on organic wine through the analysis of actual purchase data. Moreover, new insights for price setting in different price categories were generated through the examination of a large amount of disaggregated data on single consumer purchases.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S174217051800056X
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Evaluating anaerobic soil disinfestation and other biological soil
           management strategies for open-field tomato production in Florida
    • Authors: Bodh R. Paudel; Francesco Di Gioia, Xin Zhao, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Jason C. Hong, Nancy Kokalis-Burelle, Cristina Pisani, Erin N. Rosskopf
      Pages: 274 - 285
      Abstract: In the search for alternative practices to chemical soil fumigation (CSF), anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD) has proven to be a promising tool for soil-borne pest management and crop production improvement. The ASD treatment with composted poultry litter (CPL) and molasses (M, a labile carbon source) was identified as an effective approach for a biologically based soil disinfestation system in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) production in Florida. However, environmental and food-safety concerns are associated with animal manure-based amendments, which led to the exploration of composted yard waste (CYW) as a potential substitute for CPL in ASD application. In this study, field trials were conducted in Citra and Immokalee, FL to examine the effects of ASD using CYW, CPL and M compared with a commercially available microbial amendment system on root-knot nematodes, weeds, fruit yield and quality of fresh-market tomato. Treatments included (1) ASD with CPL (11 Mg ha−1) and M (6.9 m3 ha−1) (ASD0.5), (2) ASD with CYW (26.9 Mg ha−1) and M (CYW1 + M), (3) ASD with CYW (13.5 Mg ha−1) and M (CYW0.5 + M), (4) Soil Symphony Amendment (SSA), (5) CYW (26.9 Mg ha−1) alone (CYW1) and (6) a combination of CYW1 + SSA, in comparison with (7) untreated control and (8) CSF (Pic-Clor 60 at 224 kg ha−1). Cumulative soil anaerobiosis was greater in ASD0.5 compared with all the other treatments. The root-knot nematode gall index ratings on the tomato crop were significantly lower in CSF, ASD0.5, CYW1 + M and CYW0.5 + M than untreated control in Citra. Although CYW1 and SSA alone had a moderately suppressive effect on weed coverage and root-knot nematodes, their positive impact on crop performance was limited when used alone. ASD0.5, CYW1 + M and CSF had significantly higher marketable and total fruit yields than untreated control in both locations, while all treatments showed promising results in the Immokalee trial in comparison with untreated control. In general, few differences in major fruit quality attributes were found. Although using CYW in ASD was not as effective as CPL in creating soil anaerobic conditions, the enhanced crop performance in CYW1 + M and CYW0.5 + M suggests the potential of using CYW as an alternative source of organic amendment in combination with M to achieve benefits similar to those obtained with CPL-based ASD.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170518000571
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Opportunities for short rotation coppice production on free-range chicken
           farms in Flanders: farmers’ perceptions and cost-benefit analysis
    • Authors: Lisanne M Stadig; Frank A.M Tuyttens, T. Bas Rodenburg, Pieter Verdonckt, Erwin Wauters, Lieve Borremans, Bert Reubens
      Pages: 286 - 295
      Abstract: This paper focuses on systems producing short rotation coppice willows (SRCW) in chickens’ free-range areas. We aim to map chicken farmers’ motivation to implement SRCW, and to assess the economic viability of these systems. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 18 free-range chicken farmers. Farmers agreed that chickens would prefer SRCW over grassland, which could benefit chicken welfare. They expected establishing an SRCW system would be labor intensive, and doubted if it would be a profitable investment. Some concerns of farmers might be taken away by exchanging information with farmers with SRCW experience. A partial budget analysis was performed to calculate the net present value (NPV) of six different scenarios, differing in the type of chickens, in whether the produced biomass was sold or valorized on-farm and in harvest pattern, all over a 23-yr period. The NPV was positive but low for all scenarios. A sensitivity analysis showed that changes in biomass yield, wood chip price, a price premium for poultry products and current fuel price were most likely to influence the NPV. A risk analysis revealed that NPVs were positive in the majority of the modeled cases. Scenarios in which biomass was used for on-farm heat production showed the highest risk of a negative NPV. A price premium for poultry products may be most effective at increasing profitability, but may only be feasible for farms selling directly to consumers. Establishing a solid market for biomass energy, including guaranteed demand and availability of appropriate machinery for cultivation, may mitigate farmers’ concerns.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170518000546
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Adaptability analysis in a participatory variety trial of organic
           vegetable crops
    • Authors: Alexandra Lyon; William Tracy, Micaela Colley, Patrick Culbert, Michael Mazourek, James Myers, Jared Zystro, Erin M. Silva
      Pages: 296 - 312
      Abstract: Successful organic farming requires crop varieties that are resilient to environmental variability. Assessing variety performance across the range of conditions represented on working farms is vital to developing such varieties; however, data collected from on-farm, participatory trials can be difficult to both collect and interpret. To assess the utility of data arising from participatory trialing efforts, we examined the performance of butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata L.), broccoli (Brassica oleracea L.) and carrot (Daucus carota L.) varieties grown in diverse organic production environments in participatory trials in Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin and New York using adaptability analysis (regression of variety means on environmental index). Patterns of adaptation varied across varieties, with some demonstrating broad adaptation and others showing specific adaptation to low- or high-yielding environments. Selection of varieties with broad vs specific adaptation should be guided by farmers’ risk tolerance and on-farm environmental variation. Adaptability analysis was appropriate for continuous variables (e.g., yield traits), but less so for ordinal variables and quality traits such as flavor and appearance, which can be vitally important in organic vegetable crop variety selection. The relative advantages of adaptability analysis and additive main effects and multiplicative interactions are also discussed in relation to on-farm trial networks. This work demonstrated the unique challenges presented by extensive participatory vegetable trialing efforts, which, as compared to grain crops, require novel approaches to facilitating farmer participation as well as data collection and analysis. Efficient, precise and reliable methods for evaluating quality related traits in these crops would allow researchers to assess stability and adaptation across a wider range of traits, providing advantages for effective plant breeding and trialing activities within the organic sector.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170518000583
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Building multifunctionality into agricultural conservation programs:
           lessons learned from designing agroforestry systems with central Illinois
           landowners
    • Authors: Erik Christian Stanek; Sarah Taylor Lovell
      Pages: 313 - 321
      Abstract: Since 1985, land retirement has been the primary approach used by the federal government for environmental protection of agricultural landscapes, but increasingly it is being supplemented by conservation initiatives on working lands. This shift logically supports agroforestry and other multifunctional approaches as a means to combine production and conservation. However, such approaches can be complex and difficult to design, contributing to the limited adoption in the USA. To understand and improve the integration of multifunctional landscapes into conservation programs, we worked with 15 landowners in a collaborative design process to build unique conservation plans utilizing agroforestry. We interviewed participants before and after the design process to examine the utility of a personalized design process, applicability of agroforestry to conservation programs and pathways to improve conservation policy. We found that landowners strongly preferred working in person for the design process, and being presented a comparison of alternative designs, rather than a single option, especially for novel systems. Agroforestry was seen as a viable method of generating conservation benefits while providing value to the landowners, each of whom stated they were more inclined to adopt such practices irrespective of financial assistance to do so. For conservation programs, landowners suggested reducing their complexity, inflexibility and impersonal nature to improve the integration of multifunctional practices that appeal directly to the practitioner's needs and preferences. These findings are valuable for conservation policy because they complement previous research theory suggesting the value of working collaboratively with landowners in the design of multifunctional landscapes. Personalized solutions that are developed based on the unique characteristics of the local landscape and the preferences of the individual landowner may be retained beyond a specified payment period, rather than being converted back into annual crop production.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170518000601
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Effects of maize residue and mineral nitrogen applications on maize yield
           in conservation-agriculture-based cropping systems of Southern Africa
    • Authors: W. Mupangwa; C. Thierfelder, S. Cheesman, I. Nyagumbo, T. Muoni, B. Mhlanga, M. Mwila, T. S. Sida, A. Ngwira
      Pages: 322 - 335
      Abstract: Conservation agriculture (CA) and no-till (NT)-based cropping systems could address soil degradation and fertility decline in southern Africa. A multi-location and multi-year experiment was carried out between 2008 and 2014 to assess the effects of different levels of maize residue biomass (0, 2, 4, 6 and 8 t ha−1) and nitrogen (N) fertilizer (0, 30, 90 kg ha−1) on maize performance under no-tillage. In some sites, different (N) fertilizer levels were superimposed to test their effects on maize grain yield and leaf chlorophyll content under different maize residue biomass levels. The different residue levels had no significant effect on maize yield in most growing seasons. Maize residue cover increased grain yield in eight out of 39 site-years across the sites used. However, in some sites, maize yield decreased with increases in residue level in cropping seasons that had average to above average rainfall. At a few sites maize yield increased with increase in residue level. Seasonal rainfall pattern influenced the effect of different residue levels on grain yield at most sites. Nitrogen fertilizer increased maize yield regardless of the residue level applied. This study demonstrates that mulching with maize residues in CA/NT systems results in limited maize yield gains – at least within the first 6 years in different agro-ecological conditions of southern Africa.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S174217051900005X
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • vs+conventional+farming+in+a+7-yr+case+study+in+Brazil&rft.title=Renewable+Agriculture+and+Food+Systems&rft.issn=1742-1705&rft.date=2020&rft.volume=35&rft.spage=336&rft.epage=341&rft.aulast=Robusti&rft.aufirst=Eliane&rft.au=Eliane+Araujo+Robusti&rft.au=Vagner+Antonio+Mazeto,+Maurício+Ursi+Ventura,+Dimas+Soares+Júnior,+Ayres+de+Oliveira+Menezes&rft_id=info:doi/10.1017/S1742170518000613">Soybean crop profitability: biodynamic vs conventional farming in a 7-yr
           case study in Brazil
    • Authors: Eliane Araujo Robusti; Vagner Antonio Mazeto, Maurício Ursi Ventura, Dimas Soares Júnior, Ayres de Oliveira Menezes
      Pages: 336 - 341
      Abstract: Organic/biodynamic agriculture has been reported worldwide as a suitable system to conserve or even regenerate natural resources. Due to the lack of long-term studies regarding the profitability of tropical organic vs conventional farming, the economic performance of biodynamic vs conventional soybean was studied using data from a consecutive 7-yr case study in a farm with 48.4 ha of biodynamic soybeans in Paraná State, Brazil. Analyses of production costs and financial indicators were adjusted at updated values according to inflation in the period. Effective operational costs were 4.4% higher in biodynamic than in conventional farming. The biodynamic yields were lower (3.6%) than those of conventional. Prices were 57% higher in biodynamic than in conventional, making biodynamic farming more profitable than conventional farming, as shown by financial indicators (gross revenue, gross margin, net margin, net income and capital income were 50.7, 99.9, 122.9, 150.4 and 166.9%, respectively, higher in biodynamic than in conventional). The price equilibrium point (PEP) was 3.4% higher for biodynamic farming; the leveling point was 36.9% higher for conventional farming. Manual weeding and plowing increased organic costs. Higher biodynamic trading prices than those of conventional triggered a PEP suitable for covering higher costs and thus boosting profitability. Further investigations and policies are suggested to further improve biodynamic farming efficiency and sustainability.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170518000613
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
  • Permaculture farmers consistently cultivate perennials, crop diversity,
           landscape heterogeneity and nature conservation
    • Authors: Sarah Hirschfeld; Rene Van Acker
      Pages: 342 - 351
      Abstract: Permaculture is an international sustainability movement and agroecological design system. Using ecological management practices and locally-adapted solutions, permaculture claims to benefit several ecosystem services including provisioning of diverse crop yields, regulating hydrological cycles and soil quality, supporting wildlife conservation, and biocontrol of pests, weeds and diseases. Despite limited attention by the academic community, grassroots permaculture adoption has been reported in at least 45 countries worldwide thus creating a unique opportunity for in-situ research. This study characterized plant communities on ten applied permaculture farms and found that independent adopters consistently implemented predominately perennial species (73% of species richness), polycultures (mean 42 crop species per site), and zone design. These practices resulted in commercial farms characterized by perennialization, crop diversification, landscape heterogeneity and nature conservation. Grassroots adopters were remarkably consistent in their interpretation and application of an unregulated agricultural model suggesting that such movements may exert considerable influence over local agroecological transitions. While this characterization does not provide an exhaustive depiction of applied permaculture, it is recommended that future research acknowledge these traits as a minimum for study designs investigating the effects of permaculture management on ecosystem function.
      PubDate: 2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
      DOI: 10.1017/S1742170519000012
      Issue No: Vol. 35, No. 3 (2020)
       
 
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