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The study estimates, compare and analyse the food demand patterns of households in the rural and urban Sindh. Estimates of the study are based on data of Household Integrated Economic Survey (HIES) 2010-11, using Linear Expenditure System (LES). The results show that substantial quantities of milk, ...

Author(s)
Khurram Shahzad; Sarwar, M. N.
Publisher
Applied Economics Research Centre, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics, 2018, 28, 1, pp 147-168
Abstract

Previous literature on social equity has focused on procedure, distribution and recognition related to land use governance. We propose novel approach to examine social equity by following ideational turn with an aim to explore globally used and locally persistent myths that (mis)inform governance...

Author(s)
Sarkki, S.; Heikkinen, H. I.; Herva, V. P.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2018, 77, pp 322-331
Abstract

To fully explore how grassland rental markets improve herder technical efficiency and to what extent, we apply a Metafrontier-DEA approach in this study to examine the impacts of herder participation in grassland rental markets and its technical efficiencies. We collect field data from 416 herder...

Author(s)
Tan ShuHao; Zhang RuXin; Tan ZhongChun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2018, 77, pp 135-142
Abstract

The paper uses a detailed household survey to document precautionary wealth accumulation in Afghanistan, with wealth being significantly higher for households facing higher income uncertainty. Annual household expenditure on nondurable goods is also lower for these households. There is no...

Author(s)
Aghabarari, L.; Rostom, A.; Rishabh Sinha
Publisher
World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Policy Research Working Paper - World Bank, 2018, No.8453, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

Agricultural production has shifted to much larger farming operations over the last three decades, even as the number of very small farms grows. Consolidation of acreage and production has been persistent, widespread, and pronounced in crop production. Structural change has been quite dramatic in...

Author(s)
MacDonald, J. M.; Hoppe, R. A.; Newton, D.
Publisher
USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, USA
Citation
Economic Information Bulletin - USDA Economic Research Service, 2018, No.189, pp iv + 55 pp.
Abstract

Natural disasters can cause income losses for livestock producers by diminishing grazing capacity of land, driving disease, or directly causing livestock losses. Under the Agricultural Act of 2014, three disaster assistance programs for livestock administered by the Farm Service Agency became...

Author(s)
MacLachlan, M.; Ramos, S.; Hungerford, A.; Edwards, S.
Publisher
USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, USA
Citation
Economic Information Bulletin - USDA Economic Research Service, 2018, No.187, pp iv + 35 pp.
Abstract

The article is devoted to the use in food purposes of whey and its constituent particles, in particular protein, in order to improve the yield of milk protein, enhance its functional properties, increase the role of protein in human nutrition.

Author(s)
Galstyan, B. S.
Publisher
Saratovskiy gosudarstvennyy agrarnyy universitet im. N.I. Vavilova, Saratov, Russia
Citation
Agrarnyy nauchnyy zhurnal, 2018, No.7, pp 39-42
Abstract

The article shows the most promising forage crops of Legume family and Poaceae for the natural and climatic conditions of the North Pre-Caspian region. They have a high nutritional value and a significant level of potential yield. According to the results of three years of research, it has been...

Author(s)
Tytyuma, N. V.; Bulakhtina, G. K.; Kudryashov, A. V.; Kudryashova, N. V.; Kurasova, L. G.
Publisher
Saratovskiy gosudarstvennyy agrarnyy universitet im. N.I. Vavilova, Saratov, Russia
Citation
Agrarnyy nauchnyy zhurnal, 2018, No.7, pp 31-35
Abstract

The results of using the probiotic preparation "BioPlus YC" and the prebiotic preparation "Kormomiks MOS" for growing ram's Stavropol breed up to 8 months of age are presented. Their positive influence on the growth of live weight and meat production has been established.

Author(s)
Samaeva, K. A.; Biryukov, O. I.
Publisher
Saratovskiy gosudarstvennyy agrarnyy universitet im. N.I. Vavilova, Saratov, Russia
Citation
Agrarnyy nauchnyy zhurnal, 2018, No.7, pp 24-26
Abstract

Gregarine apicomplexans are unicellular parasites commonly found in the intestines and coeloms of invertebrate hosts. Traits associated with the conspicuous feeding stage of gregarines, known as the trophozoite, have been used in combination with molecular phylogenetic data for species delimitation ...

Author(s)
Iritani, D.; Wakeman, K. C.; Leander, B. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 2018, 65, 2, pp 211-219

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