Agricultural Systems

(The TQCC of Agricultural Systems is 14. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Digital twins in smart farming215
Supporting food systems transformation: The what, why, who, where and how of mission-oriented agricultural innovation systems154
Editorial: Impacts of COVID-19 on agricultural and food systems worldwide and on progress to the sustainable development goals152
A review of types of risks in agriculture: What we know and what we need to know150
Digitalisation of agricultural knowledge and advice networks: A state-of-the-art review137
The impact of intercropping, tillage and fertilizer type on soil and crop yield in fruit orchards under Mediterranean conditions: A meta-analysis of field studies122
Managing agricultural water and land resources with tradeoff between economic, environmental, and social considerations: A multi-objective non-linear optimization model under uncertainty111
COVID-19 and the agri-food system in the United States and Canada106
Machine learning for large-scale crop yield forecasting98
COVID-19 impacts on agriculture and food systems in Nepal: Implications for SDGs91
Manure management and soil biodiversity: Towards more sustainable food systems in the EU88
Local food systems: Reviewing two decades of research88
The role of farmers' social networks in the implementation of no-till farming practices85
Agroecology for adaptation to climate change and resource depletion in the Mediterranean region. A review85
Adoption and diffusion of digital farming technologies - integrating farm-level evidence and system interaction77
Scaling agricultural mechanization services in smallholder farming systems: Case studies from sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Latin America74
Multi-level impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on agricultural systems in India: The case of Uttar Pradesh68
Potential of multi-species livestock farming to improve the sustainability of livestock farms: A review68
Manuresheds: Advancing nutrient recycling in US agriculture68
Assessing resilience and adaptability in agroecological transitions67
Impact of terminal heat stress on wheat yield in India and options for adaptation67
Immediate impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on bean value chain in selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa65
Scaling Readiness: Science and practice of an approach to enhance impact of research for development65
Science-based decision support for formulating crop fertilizer recommendations in sub-Saharan Africa62
Can China's overuse of fertilizer be reduced without threatening food security and farm incomes?59
The two-way relationship between food systems and the COVID19 pandemic: causes and consequences58
Enhancing the ability of agriculture to cope with major crises or disasters: What the experience of COVID-19 teaches us56
Impact of Covid-19 on farming systems in Europe through the lens of resilience thinking56
Agricultural labor, COVID-19, and potential implications for food security and air quality in the breadbasket of India53
Emerging responses to the COVID-19 crisis from family farming and the agroecology movement in Latin America – A rediscovery of food, farmers and collective action52
Foresighting Australian digital agricultural futures: Applying responsible innovation thinking to anticipate research and development impact under different scenarios52
Impacts of COVID-19 on agricultural production and food systems in late transforming Southeast Asia: The case of Myanmar51
Crop insurance and pesticide use in European agriculture50
Building resilient food system amidst COVID-19: Responses and lessons from China49
Resilient regional food supply chains and rethinking the way forward: Key takeaways from the COVID-19 pandemic48
Ecosystem service provision of grain legume and cereal intercropping in Africa47
Beyond deforestation: Land cover transitions in Mexico47
Carbon footprint and water footprint of rice and wheat production in Punjab, India47
Managing salinity for sustainable agricultural production in salt-affected soils of irrigated drylands45
Maize, wheat and rice production potential changes in China under the background of climate change44
Designing high-yielding maize ideotypes to adapt changing climate in the North China Plain44
Ag-IoT for crop and environment monitoring: Past, present, and future44
Adaptation to extreme weather conditions and farm performance in rural Pakistan44
India's COVID-19 social assistance package and its impact on the agriculture sector43
Impacts of climate change on livestock and possible adaptations: A case study of the United Kingdom43
Towards automation of in-season crop type mapping using spatiotemporal crop information and remote sensing data43
Assessing the vulnerability and risk of maize to drought in China based on the AquaCrop model42
Understanding innovation: The development and scaling of orange-fleshed sweetpotato in major African food systems42
Resilience or how do we enable agricultural systems to ride the waves of unexpected change?42
Influence of diversity and intensification level on vulnerability, resilience and robustness of agricultural systems42
Essential fragmentation metrics for agricultural policies: Linking landscape pattern, ecosystem service and land use management in urbanizing China41
Big data in agriculture: Between opportunity and solution40
Response and resilience of Asian agrifood systems to COVID-19: An assessment across twenty-five countries and four regional farming and food systems40
Smallholder farmer perceptions about the impact of COVID-19 on agriculture and livelihoods in Senegal39
Immediate impact of COVID-19 pandemic on farming systems in Central America and Mexico39
COVID-19 impacts on Flemish food supply chains and lessons for agri-food system resilience39
Farming smarter with big data: Insights from the case of Australia's national dairy herd milk recording scheme39
Impacts of COVID-19 on agriculture and food systems in Pacific Island countries (PICs): Evidence from communities in Fiji and Solomon Islands39
Is new olive farming sustainable? A spatial comparison of productive and environmental performances between traditional and new olive orchards with the model OliveCan38
Resilience achieved via multiple compensating subsystems: The immediate impacts of COVID-19 control measures on the agri-food systems of Australia and New Zealand38
Simulated seasonal responses of grazed dairy pastures to nitrogen fertilizer in SE Australia: N loss and recovery38
Productivity or stability? Exploring maize-legume intercropping strategies for smallholder Conservation Agriculture farmers in Zimbabwe37
Assessment of the sustainability of different cropping systems under three irrigation strategies in the North China Plain under climate change37
COVID-19 and food systems in Pacific Island Countries, Papua New Guinea, and Timor-Leste: Opportunities for actions towards the sustainable development goals36
Resilience of French organic dairy cattle farms and supply chains to the Covid-19 pandemic36
Impacts of multi-timescale SPEI and SMDI variations on winter wheat yields36
Optimization of sustainable bioenergy production considering energy-food-water-land nexus and livestock manure under uncertainty35
Approach for optimizing the water-land-food-energy nexus in agroforestry systems under climate change34
Flows in Agro-food Networks (FAN): An agent-based model to simulate local agricultural material flows34
Multi-faceted impact and outcome of COVID-19 on smallholder agricultural systems: Integrating qualitative research and fuzzy cognitive mapping to explore resilient strategies34
Windbreaks in the United States: A systematic review of producer-reported benefits, challenges, management activities and drivers of adoption34
Science of Scaling: Understanding and guiding the scaling of innovation for societal outcomes33
Coupling geographic information system integrated fuzzy logic-analytical hierarchy process with global and machine learning based sensitivity analysis for agricultural suitability mapping33
Towards sustainable water management in an arid agricultural region: A multi-level multi-objective stochastic approach33
Exploring solution spaces for nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Kenya and Vietnam33
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on apple orchards in Europe33
Constraints for adopting climate-smart agricultural practices among smallholder farmers in Southeast Kenya32
Five mechanisms blocking the transition towards ‘nature-inclusive’ agriculture: A systemic analysis of Dutch dairy farming32
Exploring actors, their constellations, and roles in digital agricultural innovations32
Food security outcomes in agricultural systems models: Current status and recommended improvements32
Modeling CH4 and N2O emission patterns and mitigation potential from paddy fields in Shanghai, China with the DNDC model31
Women's access to agriculture extension amidst COVID-19: Insights from Gujarat, India and Dang, Nepal31
Experiences and challenges of agricultural development in an artificial oasis: A review31
Towards actionable farm typologies: Scaling adoption of agricultural inputs in Rwanda30
Variations in yield gaps of smallholder cocoa systems and the main determining factors along a climate gradient in Ghana30
Soil carbon sequestration potential in a Vertisol in central India- results from a 43-year long-term experiment and APSIM modeling30
Immediate impacts of COVID-19 crisis on agricultural and food systems in the Caribbean30
Assessing the impacts of recent-past climatic constraints on potential wheat yield and adaptation options under Mediterranean climate in southern Portugal29
Soil-dependent responses of US crop yields to climate variability and depth to groundwater29
A review of European models to assess the sustainability performance of livestock production systems29
Mid-season empirical cotton yield forecasts at fine resolutions using large yield mapping datasets and diverse spatial covariates29
Identification of resilience factors of organic dairy cattle farms29
Functional farm household typologies through archetypal responses to disturbances28
Crop diversification in rice-based systems in the polders of Bangladesh: Yield stability, profitability, and associated risk28
Reducing the maize yield gap in Ethiopia: Decomposition and policy simulation28
A system approach towards prediction of food safety hazards: Impact of climate and agrichemical use on the occurrence of food safety hazards28
Scaling practices within agricultural innovation platforms: Between pushing and pulling28
Designing future dairy systems for New Zealand using reflexive interactive design28
The impact of climate change on agricultural productivity in Romania. A country-scale assessment based on the relationship between climatic water balance and maize yields in recent decades28
Drivers of change in mountain agriculture: A thirty-year analysis of trajectories of evolution of cattle farming systems in the Spanish Pyrenees28
Data sharing platforms: How value is created from agricultural data28
Economic effects of plot sizes and farm-plot distances in organic and conventional farming systems: A farm-level analysis for Germany27
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions of New Zealand beef through better integration of dairy and beef production27
Projecting potential impact of COVID-19 on major cereal crops in Senegal and Burkina Faso using crop simulation models26
Long fallows can maintain whole-farm profit and reduce risk in semi-arid south-eastern Australia25
SSM-iCrop2: A simple model for diverse crop species over large areas25
Rules for grown soybean-maize cropping system in Midwestern Brazil: Food production and economic profits25
Scenarios for European agricultural policymaking in the era of digitalisation25
Is food security an illusion for cities? A system dynamics approach to assess disturbance in the urban food supply chain during pandemics25
Improved nutrient management in cereals using Nutrient Expert and machine learning tools: Productivity, profitability and nutrient use efficiency25
Coupling landscape-scale diagnostics surveys, on-farm experiments, and simulation to identify entry points for sustainably closing rice yield gaps in Nepal24
Using remote sensing to assess the effect of trees on millet yield in complex parklands of Central Senegal24
A meta-analysis of the possible impact of climate change on global cotton yield based on crop simulation approaches24
Land use change in Australian mixed crop-livestock systems as a transformative climate change adaptation24
Design of equipment for agroecology: Coupled innovation processes led by farmer-designers23
Environmental impact and efficiency of use of resources of different mountain dairy farming systems23
System diversification and grazing management as resilience-enhancing agricultural practices: The case of crop-livestock integration23
Driving mechanism for farmers to adopt improved agricultural systems in China: The case of rice-green manure crops rotation system23
An analytical framework to estimate the economics and adoption potential of dual land-use systems: The case of agrivoltaics23
Participatory approach for developing knowledge on organic rice farming: Management strategies and productive performance23
Adoption pathway analysis: Representing the dynamics and diversity of adoption for agricultural practices23
Diversified crop-livestock farms are risk-efficient in the face of price and production variability22
Immediate effects of COVID-19 on the global dairy sector22
Assessing yield and economic impact of introducing soybean to the lowland rice system in southern Brazil22
Productivity and the complementary use of nitrogen in the coupled rice-crab system21
Process-based greenhouse climate models: Genealogy, current status, and future directions21
Is rural food security primarily associated with smallholder agriculture or with commercial agriculture?: An approach to the case of Mexico using structural equation modeling21
Carbon footprints and social carbon cost assessments in a perennial energy crop system: A comparison of fertilizer management practices in a Mediterranean area21
Performance of a wheat yield prediction model and factors influencing the performance: A review and meta-analysis21
Crafting actionable knowledge on ecological intensification: Lessons from co-innovation approaches in Uruguay and Europe21
Annual paddy rice planting area and cropping intensity datasets and their dynamics in the Asian monsoon region from 2000 to 202021
Assessment of COVID-19 impacts on U.S. counties using the immediate impact model of local agricultural production (IMLAP)21
Towards sustainable circular agriculture: An integrated optimization framework for crop-livestock-biogas-crop recycling system management under uncertainty21
Identifying adaptation strategies to climate change for Mediterranean olive orchards using impact response surfaces21
Combining on-farm innovation tracking and participatory prototyping trials to develop legume-based cropping systems in West Africa20
Evaluation of the contribution of 16 European beef production systems to food security20
Pathways for building resilience to COVID-19 pandemic and revitalizing the Nepalese agriculture sector20
Viability of temperate fruit tree varieties in Spain under climate change according to chilling accumulation20
Fertilizer management in smallholder cocoa farms of Indonesia under variable climate and market prices20
Modeling climatically suitable areas for soybean and their shifts across China20
Resilience and equity: Quantifying the distributional effects of resilience-enhancing strategies in a smallholder agricultural system20
Biodiversity indicators for result-based agri-environmental schemes – Current state and future prospects20
Best management practices scenario analysis to reduce agricultural nitrogen loads and sediment yield to the semiarid Mar Menor coastal lagoon (Spain)20
Conservation agriculture improves adaptive capacity of cropping systems to climate stress in Malawi20
Almond farm profitability under agroecological management in south-eastern Spain: Accounting for externalities and opportunity costs20
Participatory design of digital innovation in agricultural research-for-development: insights from practice19
Explaining yield and gross margin gaps for sustainable intensification of the wheat-based systems in a Mediterranean climate19
A multi-attribute decision analysis of pest management strategies for Norwegian crop farmers19
The fruits of knowledge co-creation in agriculture and food-related multi-stakeholder platforms in sub-Saharan Africa – A systematic literature review19
Which is more important to sorghum production systems in the Sudano-Sahelian zone of West Africa: Climate change or improved management practices?19
Impact of best management practices on sustainable crop production and climate resilience in smallholder farming systems of South Asia19
Modeling the effects of long-term reduced N application on soil N losses and yield in a greenhouse tomato production system19
Stability of farm income: The role of agricultural diversity and agri-environment scheme payments19
Reconciling productivity, profitability and sustainability of small-holder sugarcane farms: A combined life cycle and data envelopment analysis19
Mutual analyses of agriculture land use and transportation networks: The future location of soybean and corn production in Brazil.19
Modeling plant production at country level as affected by availability and productivity of land and water19
Anchoring innovation methodologies to ‘go-to-scale’; a framework to guide agricultural research for development18
Improving regional wheat drought risk assessment for insurance application by integrating scenario-driven crop model, machine learning, and satellite data18
Mapping development potential of dry-season small-scale irrigation in Sub-Saharan African countries under joint biophysical and economic constraints - An agent-based modeling approach with an applicat18
How farmers learn to change their weed management practices: Simple changes lead to system redesign in the French West Indies18
Perceived effects of COVID-19 restrictions on smallholder farmers: Evidence from seven lower- and middle-income countries18
APSIM-Tropical Pasture: A model for simulating perennial tropical grass growth and its parameterisation for palisade grass (Brachiaria brizantha)18
Resilience of agricultural systems: biodiversity-based systems are stable, while intensified ones are resistant and high-yielding18
Modelling transformational adaptation to climate change among crop farming systems in Romagna, Italy17
Exploring transitions towards sustainable farming practices through participatory research – The case of Danish farmers' use of species mixtures17
The application of ecologically intensive principles to the systemic redesign of livestock farms on native grasslands: A case of co-innovation in Rocha, Uruguay17
Deforestation and current management practices reduce soil organic carbon in the semi-arid Chaco, Argentina17
Enabling circularity in grain production systems with novel technologies and policy17
Climate change, soil water conservation, and productivity: Evidence from cocoa farmers in Ghana17
Estimating risk premiums for adopting no-till and cover crops management practices in soybean production system using stochastic efficiency approach17
Quantifying sheep enterprise profitability with varying flock replacement rates, lambing rates, and breeding strategies in New Zealand17
Farmer-centered ecological intensification: Using innovation characteristics to identify barriers and opportunities for a transition of agroecosystems towards sustainability17
Prospects for summer cover crops in southern Australian semi-arid cropping systems17
Environmental trade-offs of relay-cropping winter cover crops with soybean in a maize-soybean cropping system17
Effects of proximity to markets on dairy farming intensity and market participation in Kenya and Ethiopia17
Climate change and maize productivity in Uganda: Simulating the impacts and alleviation with climate smart agriculture practices16
Sustainable intensification in Western Kenya: Who will benefit?16
The impact of climate change on farming system selection in Ghana16
Exploring how social capital and learning are related to the resilience of Dutch arable farmers16
Alfalfa and silage maize intercropping provides comparable productivity and profitability with lower environmental impacts than wheat–maize system in the North China plain16
Quantifying the uncertainty in nitrogen application and groundwater nitrate leaching in manure based cropping systems16
Designing a research agenda for coupled innovation towards sustainable agrifood systems16
Households' livelihood strategies facing market uncertainties: How did Thai farmers adapt to a rubber price drop?16
Root and shoot interactions in a tropical integrated crop–livestock–forest system16
Extended exergy analysis (EAA) of two canola farming systems in Khorramabad, Iran16
Using a positive deviance approach to inform farming systems redesign: A case study from Bihar, India16
Collaboration for innovative routes to market: COVID-19 and the food system16
Exploring the agricultural landscape diversity-food security nexus: an analysis in two contrasted parklands of Central Senegal16
Farmer-centred design: An affordances-based framework for identifying processes that facilitate farmers as co-designers in addressing complex agricultural challenges16
Sustainable intensification pathways in Sub-Saharan Africa: Assessing eco-efficiency of smallholder perennial cash crop production16
Crop, soil and farm systems models – science, engineering or snake oil revisited16
Impacts of organic fertilization with a drip irrigation system on bacterial and fungal communities in cotton field16
The effect of climate variability on Colombian coffee productivity: A dynamic panel model approach15
Cropping system yield gaps can be narrowed with more optimal rotations in dryland subtropical Australia15
Ex-ante life cycle impact assessment of insect based feed production in West Africa15
New trends in the global digital transformation process of the agri-food sector: An exploratory study based on Twitter15
Quantifying farmers' preferences for cropping systems intensification: A choice experiment approach applied in coastal Bangladesh's risk prone farming systems15
Sustainable intensification of crop production under alternative future changes in climate and technology: The case of the North Savo region15
Assessing the multidimensional elements of sustainability in European agroforestry systems15
Resilience capacities as perceived by European farmers15
Suitability of root, tuber, and banana crops in Central Africa can be favoured under future climates15
Digital revolution for the agroecological transition of food systems: A responsible research and innovation perspective15
Field validation of a farmer supplied data approach to close soybean yield gaps in the US North Central region15
The agronomic and economic viability of innovative cropping systems to reduce Fusarium head blight and related mycotoxins in wheat15
Climate change-induced aridity is affecting agriculture in Northeast Italy15
Analysing price volatility in agricultural value chains using systems thinking: A case study of the Indonesian chilli value chain15
Accelerating the transition towards sustainable agriculture: The case of organic dairy farming in the Netherlands15
Bioeconomic and greenhouse gas emissions modelling of the factors influencing technical efficiency of temperate grassland-based suckler calf-to-beef production systems15
Social media platforms, open communication and problem solving in the back-office of Ghanaian extension: A substantive, structural and relational analysis15
Understanding the dynamics of integrated rice–crawfish farming in Qianjiang county, China using Landsat time series images15
Impacts of COVID-19 on Myanmar's chicken and egg sector, with implications for the sustainable development goals14
Forecasting future crop suitability with microclimate data14
Revisiting linear regression to test agreement in continuous predicted-observed datasets14
Cacao-based agroforestry systems in the Atlantic Forest and Amazon Biomes: An ecoregional analysis of land use14
Crop-livestock integration provides opportunities to mitigate environmental trade-offs in transitioning smallholder agricultural systems of the Greater Mekong Subregion14
Cost-effectiveness of environmental impact abatement measures in a European pig production system14
Revitalizing agricultural sciences with design sciences14
Farm scale as a driver of agricultural development in the Kenyan Rift Valley14
Evaluation of APEX modifications to simulate forage production for grazing management decision-support in the Western US Great Plains14
Using PhenoCams to track crop phenology and explain the effects of different cropping systems on yield14
“That is my farm” – An integrated co-learning approach for whole-farm sustainable intensification in smallholder farming14
Redefining the link between rainfall and crop establishment in dryland cropping systems14
Empathising, defining and ideating with the farming community to develop a geotagged photo app for smart devices: A design thinking approach14
Multi-actor Horizon 2020 projects in agriculture, forestry and related sectors: A Multi-level Innovation System framework (MINOS) for identifying multi-level system failures14
Diversity in perception and management of farming risks in southern Mali14
Robustness of crop disease response to climate change signal under modeling uncertainties14
Co-production, uptake of weather and climate services, and welfare impacts on farmers in Senegal: A panel data approach14
Predicting methane emissions, animal-environmental metrics and carbon footprint from Brahman (Bos indicus) breeding herd systems based on long-term research on grazing of neotropical savanna and Brach14
Cost and effectiveness of in-season strategies for coping with weather variability in Pakistan's agriculture14
Responding to future regime shifts with agrobiodiversity: A multi-level perspective on small-scale farming in Uganda14