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Agricultural System Models in Field Research and Technology Transfer

1st Edition

Edited by Lajpat R. Ahuja, Liwang Ma, Terry A Howell

CRC Press

376 pages

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pub: 2002-04-29
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Most books covering the use of computer models in agricultural management systems target only one or two types of models. There are few texts available that cover the subject of systems modeling comprehensively and that deal with various approaches, applications, evaluations, and uses for technology transfer. Agricultural System Models in Field Res

Table of Contents

Whole System Integration and Modeling - Essential to Agricultural Science and Technology in the 21st Century. Applications of Cotton Simulation Model, GOSSYM, for Crop Management, Economic and Policy Decisions. Experience with On-Farm Applications of GLYCIM/GUICS. Benefits of Models in Research and Decision Support: The IBSNAT Experience. Decision Support Tools for Improved Resource Management and Agricultural Sustainability. An Evaluation of RZWQM, CROPGRO, and CERES-Maize for Responses to Water Stress in the Central Great Plains of the U.S. The Co-evolution of the Agricultural Production Systems Simulator (ASPIM) and its use in Australian Dryland Cropping Research and Farm Management Intervention. Applications of Crop Growth Models in the Semi-Arid Regions. Applications of Models with Different Spatial Scale. Modeling Crop Growth and Nitrogen Dynamics for Advisory Purposes Regarding Spatial Variability. Addressing Spatial Variability in Crop Model Applications. Topographic Analysis, Scaling, and Models to Evaluate Spatial/Temporal Variability of Landscape Processes and Management. Perameterization of Agricultural System Models: Current Approaches and Future Needs. The Object Modeling System. Future Research to Fill Knowledge Gaps.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General