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World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts

World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts

"World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts (WAERSA) is an online bibliographic and abstracts database of internationally published research on applied rural socioeconomic research."

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World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts (WAERSA) is an online bibliographic and abstracts database of internationally published research on applied rural socioeconomic research.

Created and indexed by subject specialists WAERSA provides access to these abstracts alongside comprehensive indexing and classification codes. It includes a fully searchable backfile to 1973 of over 400,000 abstracts with approximately 20,000 new records added each year.

WAERSA is also available monthly in print with author, subject and serials cited indexes, and 8,000 new records added each year.

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Agricultural economics
    • - agricultural household economics
    - agricultural situation and outlook reports
  • - production functions
      • - survey methods
      - theoretical, regional and country models

Agricultural policy and development
    • - agricultural development
    - agricultural policy theory models and empirical studies
 
Agricultural structure and land issues
    • - agrarian reform
      • - cooperatives
      - farm structure
    • - land reform
    - land valuation
  • - ownership
  • - tenure
  •  
Biotechnology and genetic resources
    • - biodiversity (policy, regulation, international agreements)
    - biotechnology industry
  • - plant and animal genetic engineering

 

Consumption and consumer behaviour
    • - attitudes
    • - consumer behaviour
    • - food consumption trends
    - household and consumer surveys
  • - preferences

  

Education, extension and research
  • - higher education and training in agriculture and vocational training
  • - agricultural extension services, participatory extension, diffusion of information and pilot/demonstration farms
  • - national and regional agricultural and rural research policy and planning
  • - costs and financing of research
  • - on-farm and farming systems research (methodology and application)
  • - innovation adoption

 

Employment and income
    • - diversification
    - labour market
    • - labour productivity
    • - national policy on agricultural/farm labour
    • - non-farm income
    • - part-time farming
    - trade unions
    • - trends in farm income
    - social security
    • - wages and remuneration
    • - work organization
    - working conditions 

 

Farm management and decision making
  • - attributes of farm managers
    • - farm management, planning, accounting and information systems

 

Farming systems

For all types of farming (arable, dairy, etc.):

  • - costs, returns and profitability of the various types of farm enterprises (organic farming, horticulture, etc.)
  • - farm results
  • - farm surveys
  • - farming systems (including alternative farm enterprises e.g. farm holidays, farm forestry, etc.)
 
Finance, investment and credit

 For the agricultural sector and rural enterprises. Includes support measures:

- banks and other financial institutions
- credit, loans
- crop insurance
- exchange rates
- farm indebtedness
- farmers' investment decisions
- fiscal and tax policies
- inflation
- intervention
- monetary policy
- subsidies

  

Food policy and food security
      • - famine, hunger and nutritional studies
      - food aid
    - food policy
  • - food security
  • - theoretical and country models
 
Food industry
  • - food processing sector
  • - packing
    • - whole sector studies

Inputs and input industries
  • The economics of the agricultural input industries themselves and of their products (fertilizers, plant protection chemicals, farm machinery, fuels, feeds, seeds, veterinary and pharmaceutical products).
  • Includes product supply, demand, policy, regulations, marketing and trade
 
International trade
    • - balance of trade for all agricultural and food products
    • - exports
    • - imports
    • - terms of trade
    - trade agreements
    • - trade barriers
    - trade negotiations

 

Marketing and distribution
      • - food safety and quality control
      - market competition
    • - market concentration and integration
    - market regulations
  • - storage
  • - transport
  • - wholesale and retail marketing of all agricultural and food products
Natural resource economics

The application of the concept of economics to natural resources covering:

      • - aquaculture
      - biodiversity and wildlife management and conservation
      • - biomass utilization
      - degradation
    - environmental policy, protection and management
  • - environmental impact assessment and valuation studies
      • - fisheries policy and management
      - land use and management
    - natural resource economics, utilization and management
  • - sustainability
    • - theoretical, regional, country and international models
  • - water resource management, irrigation and drainage
 
Non-food industries
    • - agritourism
    - the economics of the cotton, rubber, floriculture and tobacco industries
 
Regional policy and development
  • - regional planning
  • - rural development policy
  • - rural economy
    • - rural infrastructure
    - rural services

Rural sociology
    • - behaviour, attitudes and cultural factors
    • - conflict and political movements
        • - rural families and communities
        - rural population trends
      - rural/urban relations and migration
      • - sociology and social policy of rural areas
  • - social stratification
      • - state of the subject
 
Supply, demand and prices
    • - demand analysis and supply trends for all agricultural and food products
    - price policy
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Title ISSN
B.R. Wells Rice Research Studies - Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Arkansas System 1941-2177
Bahçe 1300-8943
Baltic Forestry 1392-1355
Baltic Surveying 2255-999X
Banats Journal of Biotechnology 2068-4673
Bangladesh Development Studies 0304-095X
Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology 1819-8465
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research 0258-7122
Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science
Bangladesh Journal of Botany 0253-5416
Bangladesh Journal of Infectious Diseases 2411-4820
Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology 1991-0088
Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 0304-9809
Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine 1729-7893
Banko Janakari 1016-0582
Bartin Orman Fakültesi Dergisi 1302-0943
Basic and Applied Ecology 1439-1791
Basrah Journal of Veterinary Research 1813-8497
Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 2006-6996
Bee World 0005-772X
Behavioral Ecology 1045-2249
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 0340-5443
Behavioral Medicine 0896-4289
Behaviour 0005-7959
Beneficial Microbes 1876-2883
Berichte aus dem Julius Kühn-Institut 1866-590X
Berichte über Landwirtschaft 2196-5099
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 0005-9366
Betodlaren 0345-1410
Better Crops with Plant Food 0006-0089
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt für Naturschutz)
BGjournal
Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika 0303-3821
Biljni Lekar (Plant Doctor) 0354-6160
BIO Web of Conferences 2117-4458
Bioagro 1316-3361
Bio-based and Applied Economics 2280-6180
Biochemical and Cellular Archives 0972-5075
Biochemical Engineering Journal 1369-703X
Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 0305-1978
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, General Subjects 0304-4165
BioControl 1386-6141
Biocontrol Science and Technology 0958-3157
BioCycle 0276-5055
Biodiversitas: Journal of Biological Diversity 1412-033X
Biodiversity 1488-8386
Biodiversity and Conservation 0960-3115
Biodiversity and Ecology 1613-9801
Biodiversity Science 1005-0094
Bioeconomics Working Paper Series - Division of Bioeconomics, KU Leuven
BioEnergy Research 1939-1234
Bioengineered 2165-5979
BIOFIX Scientific Journal 2525-9725
Biofouling 0892-7014
Biofuel Research Journal 2292-8782
Biofuels 1759-7269
Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining 1932-104X
Biogeochemistry 0168-2563
Biogeosciences 1726-4170
Bioikos 0102-9568
BioLink 2356-458X
Biologia (Bratislava) 0006-3088
Biologia Plantarum 0006-3134
Biological Agriculture & Horticulture 0144-8765
Biological Conservation 0006-3207
Biological Control 1049-9644
Biological Invasions 1387-3547
Biological Research 0717-6287
Biological Reviews 1469-185X
Biological Rhythm Research 0929-1016
Biological Trace Element Research 0163-4984
Biologicals 1045-1056
Biologija 1392-0146
Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Section B 0791-7945
Biology and Fertility of Soils 0178-2762
Biology Letters 1744-9561
Biomass and Bioenergy 0961-9534
BioMed Research International 2314-6133
Biomédica 0120-4157
Biomedical & Pharmacology Journal 0974-6242
BioMetals 0966-0844
Biopesticides International 0973-483X
Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 1615-7591
Bioresource Technology 0960-8524
BioResources 1930-2126
Bioresources and Bioprocessing 2197-4365
BioRisk 1313-2644
Biosaintifika: Journal of Biology & Biology Education 2085-191X
Biosalud 1657-9550
BioScience 0006-3568
Bioscience Journal 1516-3725
Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry 0916-8451
Biosciences, Biotechnology Research Asia 0973-1245
Biosensors & Bioelectronics 0956-5663
BioSystems 0303-2647
Biosystems Engineering 1537-5110
Biota Neotropica 1676-0611
Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement 1370-6233
Biotechnology 1682-296X
Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment 1310-2818
Biotechnology Advances 0734-9750
Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry 0885-4513
Biotechnology and Bioengineering 0006-3592
Biotechnology for Biofuels 1754-6834
Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry 1450-9156
Biotechnology Journal 1860-6768
Biotechnology Letters 0141-5492
Biotechnology Progress 8756-7938
Biotecnología en el Sector Agropecuario y Agroindustrial 1692-3561
Bioteknologi 0216-6887
Biotemas 0103-1643
Biotic Environment 0975-1963
Biotropica 0006-3606
Bioved 0971-0108
Bird Conservation International 0959-2709
Birth 0730-7659
Bitki Koruma Bülteni 0406-3597
Biuletyn Instytutu Hodowli i Aklimatyzacji Roslin 0373-7837
BizInfo (Blace) Journal of Economics, Management and Informatics 2217-2769
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1470-0328
Blood 0006-4971
BMB Reports (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Reports) 1976-6696
BMC Biology 1741-7007
BMC Biotechnology 1472-6750
BMC Cancer 1471-2407
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 1471-2261
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 1472-6882
BMC Developmental Biology 1471-213X
BMC Evolutionary Biology 1471-2148
BMC Family Practice 1471-2296
BMC Genetics 1471-2156
BMC Genomics 1471-2164
BMC Geriatrics 1471-2318
BMC Health Services Research 1472-6963
BMC Infectious Diseases 1471-2334
BMC International Health and Human Rights 1472-698X
BMC Medical Education 1472-6920
BMC Microbiology 1471-2180
BMC Neuroscience 1471-2202
BMC Pediatrics 1471-2431
BMC Plant Biology 1471-2229
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 1471-2393
BMC Public Health 1471-2458
BMC Pulmonary Medicine 1471-2466
BMC Research Notes 1756-0500
BMC Veterinary Research 1746-6148
BMJ Global Health
BMJ Open
Boiling Point 0263-3167
Bois et Forêts des Tropiques 0006-579X
Bokin Bobai - Journal of Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents 2187-431X
Boletim de Indústria Animal 0067-9615
Boletim de Pesquisa - Embrapa Soja 1518-1642
Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento - Embrapa Cerrados 1676-918X
Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento - Embrapa Uva e Vinho 1981-1004
Boletim do Centro de Pesquisa e Processamento de Alimentos 0102-0323
Boletim do Instituto de Pesca 0046-9939
Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitão 0103-9121
Boletim Goiano de Geografia 0101-708X
Boletim Técnico - Instituto Agronômico do Paraná 0100-3054
Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles 0212-9426
Boletín INCIENSA 1409-3723
Boletín Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromáticas 0717-7917
Boletín Micológico 0719-3114
Boletín PROMECAFE 1010-1527
Bonplandia 0524-0476
Bornimer Agrartechnische Berichte 0947-7314
Bosque 0304-8799
Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 0024-4074
Botanical Sciences 2007-4298
Bothalia - African Biodiversity & Conservation 0006-8241
Boundary-Layer Meteorology 0006-8314
Bovine Practitioner 0524-1685
Bragantia 0006-8705
Brauwelt International 0934-9340
Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology 1516-8913
Brazilian Geographical Journal - Geosciences and Humanities Research Medium 2179-2321
Brazilian Journal of Applied Technology for Agricultural Science 1983-6325
Brazilian Journal of Aquatic Science & Technology 1808-7035
Brazilian Journal of Biology 1519-6984
Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering 0104-6632
Brazilian Journal of Food Technology
Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases 1413-8670
Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 1517-8382
Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1984-8250
Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science 1516-635X
Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology 2196-288X
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine 0100-2430
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology 0103-846X
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science 1413-9596
Breastfeeding Medicine 1556-8253
Breeding Research 1344-7629
Breeding Science 1344-7610
British Food Journal 0007-070X
British Journal of Nutrition 0007-1145
British Journal of Ophthalmology 0007-1161
British Journal of Psychiatry 0007-1250
British Journal of Sports Medicine 0306-3674
British Journal of Surgery 0007-1323
British Medical Bulletin 0007-1420
British Poultry Abstracts 1746-6202
British Poultry Science 0007-1668
British Sugar Beet Review 0007-1854
Brittonia 0007-196X
Bucovina Forestiera 1582-0769
Buffalo Bulletin 0125-6726
Buletin Penelitian Tanaman Rempah dan Obat / Bulletin of Research on Spice and Medicinal Crops 0215-0824
Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 1310-0351
Bulgarian Journal of Public Health 1313-860X
Bulgarian Journal of Soil Science 2367-9212
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine 1311-1477
Bulletin - World Meteorological Organization 0042-9767
Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 0037-962X
Bulletin de lOIV 0029-7127
Bulletin des G.T.V. 0399-2519
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire 0245-7466
Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 0250-8052
Bulletin of Agrarian Science 2587-666X
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa 0378-9721
Bulletin of Disease Control and Prevention 1000-3711
Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 1435-9529
Bulletin of Environmental and Scientific Research 2278-5205
Bulletin of Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University 0526-8613
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series 1732-4254
Bulletin of Indian Academy of Sericulture 0972-1657
Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies 0007-4918
Bulletin of Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency 2432-2830
Bulletin of Marine Science 0007-4977
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 0092-8240
Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society 0270-4676
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 0003-0007
Bulletin of the Aquaculture Association of Canada 2369-1603
Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists 0108-0288
Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Miyazaki University 0544-6066
Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Niigata University 0385-8634
Bulletin of the Faculty of Life and Environmental Science, Shimane University 1343-3644
Bulletin of the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Ibaraki 0916-4405
Bulletin of the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kyushu University 0915-499X
Bulletin of the International Dairy Federation 0259-8434
Bulletin of the NARO Agricultural Research Center 1881-6738
Bulletin of the NARO, Agricultural Research for Hokkaido Region 2432-8073
Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series II - Forestry, Wood Industry, Agricultural Food Engineering 2065-2135
Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series V - Economic Sciences 2065-2194
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 0042-9686
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Agriculture 1843-5246
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Animal Science and Biotechnologies 1843-5262
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Food Science and Technology 2344-2344
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Horticulture 1843-5254
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Veterinary Medicine 1843-5270
Bulletin Shinshu University Alpine Field Center 1348-7892
Bumi Lestari 1411-9668
Burns 0305-4179
Business and Economic Horizons 1804-1205
Business Excellence 1846-3355
Business Inform 2222-4459