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Uncertainty in TMDL models
(American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2006)
Although the U.S. Congress established the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program in the original Clean Water Act of 1972, Section 303(d), it did not receive attention until the 1990s. Currently, two methods are available ...
Gender analysis of agricultural labor in the mid-hills of Nepal and the implications for the adoption of conservation agriculture.
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2013)
Because women share much of the burden of agricultural production, it is critical to examine the impact that agricultural innovations will have on the distribution of labor between genders. Conservation agriculture has ...
Trends in streamflow in the Ibicui River Basin, Brazil: influence of rice crop irrigation
(American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2013)
The Ibicui River basin in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, has recurring problems of water deficits, commonly attributed to the indiscriminate use of water to irrigate rice. The objective of this study was a statistical analysis ...
SANREM CRSP Newsletter, December 2008
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, OIRED, Virginia Tech, 2008)
Sustainable Management of Agroecological Resources in Tribal Soceties (SMARTS): Field observation in Nepal
(Pokhara, Nepal: LIBIRD, 2011)
This presentation introduces UH staff and students to LIBIRD and Tribhuan University, both in Nepal. It also introduces the farming conditions and crops at each study site.
Agroforestry and sustainable vegetable production in South East Asia watershed project: Indonesian TMPEGS
In East and Southeast Asia (SEA) about 1.7 billion pesons are living on less than US$i/day. This project will seek to alleviate poverty, food scarcity,a nd reduce environmental degradation in SEA by combining economically ...
Using cognitive mapping to assess farmer decision-making
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2012)
The purpose of this presentation and workshop was to collect data on farmer thought processes and values in order to develop a cognitive map model and provide insight into the factors that motivate their decisions, especially ...
Differences in farmer and expert beliefs and the perceived impacts of conservation agriculture
This article compares the perceptions of conservation agriculture on the part of farmers with that of the agricultural experts tasked with spreading a technology. Differences among these two groups in reasoning and predictions ...
Sensitivity to grid and time resolution of hydrology components of DANSAT
(American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2009)
A sensitivity analysis of the Dynamic Agricultural Nonpoint Source Assessment Tool (DANSAT) model to different grid sizes and time steps was conducted to investigate scale effects on hydrology and to provide users with a ...
Scaling-up - Integration of vegetables and agroforestry system in Asian watersheds: The SANREM-TMPEGS Philippine strategy
(Los Baños, Philippines: School of Environmental Science and Management, University of the Philippines, 2008)
The training need assessment was conducted with the main objectives of determining the specific capacity building needs of the different stakeholders (training needs assessment TNA) and identifying gaps that TMPEGS can ...