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Research Output 2003 2019

2019

Impact of climate smart agriculture (CSA) through sustainable irrigation management on Resource use efficiency: A sustainable production alternative for cotton

Imran, M. A., Ali, A., Ashfaq, M., Hassan, S., Culas, R. & Ma, C., 03 Aug 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 88, 104113.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conversion of production
sustainable agriculture
resource use
irrigation
irrigation management
2018
Open Access
File
diet therapy
cassava
diabetes
dietary fiber
food plants
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices on cotton production and livelihood of farmers in Punjab, Pakistan

Imran, M. A., Ali, A., Ashfaq, M., Hassan, S., Culas, R. & Ma, C., 20 Jun 2018, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 6, p. 1-20 20 p., 2101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Agriculture
Cotton
Pakistan
livelihood
agricultural product

Revitalizing the agricultural sector in Nigeria: Implications for root and tuber crops value chains and contribution to health care

Onodu, B. C., Culas, R. J. & Nwose, E. U., 2018, Agricultural production : Management, opportunities and challenges. Waechter, S. (ed.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 1-20 20 p. (Agricultural issues and policies).

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

agricultural industry
supply chain
health services
Nigeria
tubers

Sustaining agricultural production in Pakistan: Obstacles and prospects

Manzoor, R., Maken, A. & Culas, R., 01 Jan 2018, Agricultural production: Management, opportunities and challenges. Waechter, S. (ed.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 115-144 30 p. (Agricultural issues and policies).

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Pakistan
agricultural industry
Food Supply
agriculture
Agriculture
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Knowledge Management
Manihot
Knowledge management
Medical problems
Dyslipidemias

Health values of cassava compared to wheat and yam: A critical review of carbohydrate/fibre and fat/fibre ratios

Onodu, B. C., Culas, R. J. & Nwose, E. U., 2017, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Research in Chemical, Agricultural & Biological Sciences (RCABS-2017). Singapore, p. 180-182 3 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Dioscorea
Manihot
Triticum
Fats
Carbohydrates

SRA for handover and training of surface-groundwater and econometric models to end users in Pakistan

Punthakey, J., Culas, R., A Baig, I., Khan, M. R., Riaz, M., Javed, M. & Hassan, G. Z., 2017, Canberra, ACT: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). 88 p.

Research output: Book/ReportResearch report not released to public

econometrics
groundwater
irrigation
canal
groundwater resource
7 Downloads (Pure)

The rich tapestry of biological control targets and agents in sweet potato production systems of Papua New Guinea

Liu, J., Wilson, B., Guaf, T., Wau, W., Komolong, B., Sar, S., Dotoana, R., Jeffery, Y., Sirabis, W., Akkinapally, R., Fujinuma, R., Kirchhoff, G., Agiwa, A., Geno, R., Culas, R., Brown, P., Bang, S. & Gurr, G., 2017, p. 309-312. 4 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
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Papua New Guinea
sweet potatoes
plant protection
production technology
biological control

The role of Cassava production in improving food security in the delta state of Nigeria

Onodu, B. & Culas, R., 2017, Food security: Threat factors, policies and challenges. Webb, J. (ed.). 1st ed. New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 1-34 34 p. (Food Science and Technology).

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

food security
cassava
Nigeria
households
farmers
2016

Food Security in Cambodia: Trends and Policy Objectives

Culas, R. & Tek, K., 2016, In : International Journal of Development Issues. 15, 3, p. 306-327 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cambodia
food security
food
nutritional status
trend

Optimising Canal and Groundwater Management to Assist Water User Associations in Maximizing Crop Production and Managing Salinisation in Australia and Pakistan

Punthakey, J., Khan, M., Niaz Ahmad, R., Riaz, M., Javed, M., Zakir, G., Usman, M., Amin, M., Culas, R., A Baig, I. & Blackwell, J., 2016, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). 32 p.

Research output: Book/ReportResearch report not released to public

salinization
crop production
canal
groundwater
water
2015

Assessment of Groundwater Resources for Rechna Doab, Pakistan

A Baig, I., Punthakey, J., Christen, E., R Khan, M., Riaz, M. W., Javed, M., Zakir, G., Usman, M., Amin, M., Niaz Ahmad, R., Blackwell, J. & Culas, R., 2015, Ecoseal Development. 103 p.

Research output: Book/ReportResearch report not released to public

16 Downloads (Pure)

Climate change and biofuel production: Implications for agricultural land use and food security in African countries

Culas, R. & Mustapha, U., 2015, Food security: Challenges, role of biotechnologies and implications for developing countries. Harvie, A. (ed.). 1st ed. New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 143-160 18 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
File
1 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating Wheat Productivity Function under Capricious Irrigation Sources: An Evidence from the Upland Balochistan

Khair, S., Raziq, A., Wadood, A., Culas, R. & Iqbal, J., 2015, In : Buitems Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 1, 1, p. 25-35 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Cambodia
cooperatives
income
farming systems
farmers

Socioeconomic Impacts of Water User Allocations in Crop Production: The Lower Chenab Canal Irrigation System in Pakistan

Culas, R., A Baig, I., Niaz Ahmad, R., Blackwell, J., Punthakey, J. & Riaz, M. W., 2015, Ecoseal Development. 75 p.

Research output: Book/ReportResearch report not released to public

2014
deforestation
policy
analysis
econometrics
global climate
21 Downloads (Pure)

Determinants of land use in wheat production: The Australian wheat-sheep zone

Culas, R., 2014, 58th Conference Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES 2014). Australia: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES), p. 1-31 31 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
12 Downloads (Pure)

Improving Rice Productivity and Farmers Income in Cambodia: An Econometric Estimation Using Data from APSIM Simulator

An, S. & Culas, R., 2014, Charles Sturt University: Other. 26 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
2013
7 Downloads (Pure)

Causes, Magnitude and Consequences of Price Variability in Agricultural Commodity Market: An African Perspective

Mustapha, U. & Culas, R., 2013, ACE2013: Beyond the frontiers: New directions in economics. Murdoch University: The Economic Society of Australia, p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
Africa
Agricultural commodities
Commodity markets
Food prices
Food
1 Citation (Scopus)
resource use
government policy
water management
Pakistan
sustainability
6 Downloads (Pure)

The Trends and the Drivers of Deforestation: A Cross-country Seemingly Unrelated Regression Analysis for the REDD+ Policies

Culas, R., 2013, Deforestation: Conservation Policies, Economic Implications and Environmental Impact. Herrera, C. N. B. (ed.). United States: Nova Science Publishers, p. 81-100 20 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
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deforestation
regression analysis
geographical region
econometrics
trend
2012
26 Downloads (Pure)

Agricultural Policies and Environmental, Political, Economic, Social and Technological Threats for Food Security in Africa: Present Knowledge and Future Expectation

Mustapha, U. & Culas, R., 2012, Food Security: Quality Management, Issues and Economic Implications. Jones, M. A. & Hernandez, F. E. (eds.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 101-126 26 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
File
Threat
Africa
Food security
Political economics
Agricultural policy
2 Downloads (Pure)

Area Response in Wheat Production: The Australian Wheat-Sheep Zone: Reply

Culas, R., 2012, In : Australian Farm Business Management Journal. 9, 1, p. 59-60 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
econometrics
8 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of the Financial Impact of Electricity Subsidy on the Returns of Tubewell Owners and Water Buyers Under Declining Water Tables in Balochistan, Pakistan

Khair, S., Culas, R. & Mushtaq, S., 2012, ACE2012: 41th Proceedings. Australia: ACE, p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
Evaluation
Owners
Electricity
Buyers
Water

Global poverty: definition and measurement issues

Ahmad Hanjra, M., Ferede, T., Narayanamoorthy, A. & Culas, R., 2012, Progress in economics research. Tavidze, A. (ed.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Vol. 26. p. 59-88 30 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

13 Citations (Scopus)

Groundwater markets under the water scarcity and declining watertable conditions: The upland Balochistan Region of Pakistan

Khair, S., Mushtaq, S., Culas, R. & Hafeez, M., Mar 2012, In : Agricultural Systems. 107, p. 21-32 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water shortages
Pakistan
highlands
groundwater
markets
50 Citations (Scopus)

REDD and Forest Transition: Tunnelling through the Environmental Kuznets Curve

Culas, R., Jul 2012, In : Ecological Economics. 79, p. 44-51 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kuznets curve
deforestation
geographical region
international agreement
panel data
3 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Technological Change and Productivity Growth for Food Security: The Case of Shifting Cultivation and the REDD Policy

Culas, R., 2012, Food Security: Quality Management, Issues and Economic Implications. Jones, M. A. & Hernandez, F. E. (eds.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 197-209 13 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
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shifting cultivation
technological change
food security
productivity
agriculture
11 Downloads (Pure)

Trade and Agricultural Policy Reform for Food Security in Tomorrow's Africa and Asia

Mustapha, U. & Culas, R., 2012, Food Security: Quality Management, Issues and Economic Implications. Jones, M. A. & Hernandez, F. E. (eds.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 71-99 29 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
File
Agricultural policy
Trade policy
Asia
Africa
Food security
2011

Area Response in Wheat Production: The Australian Wheat-Sheep Zone

Culas, R., Jun 2011, In : Australian Farm Business Management Journal. 8, 1, p. 43-47 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sheep
wheat
growers
wool production
Western Australia
14 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
deforestation
Kuznets curve
international agreement
African American
geographical region

Developing professional identity

Hunter, C., Guisard, Y., Behrendt, K., Bone, Z., Cochrane, K., Culas, R., Mills, P., Telfser, S. & Wheatley, W., 2011, Pebblegogy: ideas and activities to inspire and engage learners. Sutherland, J. B. S. & Chesney, S. C. S. (eds.). activity 3.4 ed. Pebble Learning, p. 118-123 6 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter in textbook/reference book

student
mentoring
curriculum
industry
university
7 Downloads (Pure)

Groundwater markets under the water scarcity conditions: The upland Balochistan region of Pakistan

Khair, S., Mushtaq, S., Culas, R. & Hafeez, M., 2011, ACE 2011: 40th Proceedings. Canberra: The Economic Society of Australia, p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
upland region
market
groundwater
water
crop

Some Explorations into Zambia's Post-Independence Policies for Food Security and Poverty Reduction

Culas, R. & Ahmad Hanjra, M., 2011, Agricultural Policies: New Development. Contreras, L. M. (ed.). New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers, p. 117-142 26 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Poverty
Poverty reduction
Food security
Zambia
Agricultural policy
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Political Economy of Maize Production and Poverty Reduction in Zambia: Analysis of the Last 50 Years

Ahmad Hanjra, M. & Culas, R., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Asian and African Studies. 46, 6, p. 546-566 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zambia
political economy
poverty
maize
food
11 Downloads (Pure)

The Underlying Causes of Deforestation and the Patterns of Forest Transition: Implications for the International REDD Policy

Culas, R., 2011, Advances in Environmental Research. Daniels, J. A. (ed.). 1 ed. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Vol. 7. p. 73-93 21 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
File
deforestation
Kuznets curve
economic development
developing world
policy
2010
19 Downloads (Pure)

The causes of groundwater decline in upland Balochistan region of Pakistan: Implication for water management policies

Khair, S., Culas, R. & Hafeez, M., 2010, ACE 2009: 39th Proceedings. Fisher, L. (ed.). Sydney: The Economic Society of Australia, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
upland region
water management
rainfall
groundwater
policy making
2009
40 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
deforestation
forest resource
environmental change
economic activity
carbon sequestration
2008

Deforestation in the Tropics: Causes, Policies, and Institutions

Culas, R., 2008, 1st ed. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller. 138 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

deforestation
biodiversity
ecological economics
greenhouse effect
forest resource

Non Forest Sector Policies, Global Environmental Markets, and the Deforestation Process

Culas, R., 2008, Deforestation Research Progress. Sullivan, P. & Sanchez, I. B. (eds.). 8 ed. New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers, p. 127-139 13 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

deforestation
market
biodiversity
debt for nature swap
forestry
2007
138 Citations (Scopus)
266 Downloads (Pure)

Deforestation and the environmental Kuznets curve: An institutional perspective

Culas, R. J., Mar 2007, In : Ecological Economics. 61, 2-3, p. 429-437 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Kuznets curve
deforestation
property rights
agricultural production
environmental policy
2006
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Diversification
Farm
Norway
Risk management
Panel data
8 Citations (Scopus)

Debt and Deforestation: A Review of Causes and Empirical Evidence

Culas, R., 2006, In : Journal of Developing Societies. 22, 4, p. 347-358 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

debt
deforestation
indebtedness
cause
developing world
2005

Causes of diversification in agriculture over time: evidence from Norwegian farming sector

Culas, R. & S, M., 2005, EAAE 2005 Congress: The future of rural Europe in the global Agri-Food system. Frogberg, K. (ed.). Copenhagen, Denmark: European Association of Agricultural Economists, p. 18 1 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Rural Poverty, Risk and Development

Culas, R., 2005, In : The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 49, 1, p. 119-121 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004

Debt, Agricultural Expansion and Deforestation

Culas, R., 2004, Proceedings of the Australian Conference of Economists, 2004. Sheen, J. (ed.). Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney, p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

2003

Impact of Credit Policy on Agricultural Expansion and Deforestaion

Culas, R., 2003, In : Tropical Agricultural Research. 15, n/a, p. 275-287 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Credit policy
Deforestation
Credit
Fertilizer
Farmers