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2022

Demand for healthier and higher-priced processed foods in low-income communities : Experimental evidence from Mexico City.

Dominguez-Viera, Marcos E. , Berg, Marrit van den , Donovan, Jason , Perez-Luna, Miriam E. , Ospina-Rojas, Diana , Handgraaf, Michel (2022) Food Quality and Preference…

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2021

Green Agriculture and Blue Water in China: Integrating Crop and Livestock Production for Clean Water

Strokal, M., Annette, J., Chen, X., Kroeze, C., Li, F., Ma, L., Yu, H., Zhang, F., and Wang, M. (2021). Frontiers of Agricultural Science and…

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2020
Chemical vegetable safety in China: “supermarketisation” and its limits

Chemical vegetable safety in China: “supermarketisation” and its limits

Alita, L., Dries, L., Oosterveer, P. (2020) Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyze the process of supermarketization in the vegetable retail…

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Acidification of manure reduces gaseous emissions and nutrient losses from subsequent composting process

Acidification of manure reduces gaseous emissions and nutrient losses from subsequent composting process

Cao, Y., Wang, X., Liu, L., Velthof, G.L., Misselbrook, T., Bai, Z., Ma, L., (2020) Manure acidification is recommended to minimize ammonia (NH3) emission at…

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Modeling the contribution of crops to nitrogen pollution in the Yangtze river

Modeling the contribution of crops to nitrogen pollution in the Yangtze river

Chen, X., Strokal, M., Kroeze, C., Supit, I., Wang, M., Ma, L., Chen, X., Shi, X. (2020) Major rivers in developing and emerging countries suffer…

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Mitigation nitrogen emissions from dairy farming system in China

Mitigation nitrogen emissions from dairy farming system in China

Fang, Q., Ma, Y., Zhang, X., Wei, S., Hou, Y. (2020) Dairy farming intensification results from the increasing demand for dairy products being met by…

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Shifting states, shifting services: Linking regime shifts to changes in ecosystem services of shallow lakes

Shifting states, shifting services: Linking regime shifts to changes in ecosystem services of shallow lakes

Janssen, A.B.G., Hilt, S., Kosten, S., de Klein, J., Paerl, H.W., van de Waal, D.B. (2020) Shallow lakes can shift between stable states as a…

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Decisions by Chinese households regard ing renting in arable land – The impact of tenure security perceptions and trust

Decisions by Chinese households regard ing renting in arable land – The impact of tenure security perceptions and trust

Ma, X., Heerink, N., van Ierland, E., Lang, H. and Shi, X. (2020). Policies aimed at strengthening tenure security through the elimination of land reallocations…

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Nutrient use efficiency and losses of industrial farms and mixed smallholdings: lessons from the North China Plain

Nutrient use efficiency and losses of industrial farms and mixed smallholdings: lessons from the North China Plain

Ma, Y., Zhang, L., Bai, Z., Jiang, R., Hou, Y., Ma, L. (2020) The proportion of industrial livestock in China has increased over the past…

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Effect of personality traits on smallholders’ land renting behavior: Theory and evidence from the North China Plain

Effect of personality traits on smallholders’ land renting behavior: Theory and evidence from the North China Plain

Qian, C., Li, F., Antonides, G., Heerink, N., Ma, X., Li, X. (2020) This study investigates the effect of smallholders’ personality traits on their land…

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Rural household migration in China – the roles of actual and perceived tenure security

Rural household migration in China – the roles of actual and perceived tenure security

Ren, G., Zhu, X., Heerink, N., Feng, S. (2020) Migration can make an important contribution to rural poverty reduction and overall productivity growth, but it…

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Cost-effective management of coastal eutrophication: A case study for the Yangtze river basin

Cost-effective management of coastal eutrophication: A case study for the Yangtze river basin

Strokal, M., Kahil, T., Wada, Y., Albiac, J., Bai, Z., Ermolieva, T., Langan, S., Ma, L., Oenema, O., Wagner, F., Zhu, X., Kroeze, C. (2020)…

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Liberalizing rural-to-urban construction land transfers in China: Distribution effects

Liberalizing rural-to-urban construction land transfers in China: Distribution effects

Tan, R., Wang, R. and Heerink, N. (2020) China's land market is characterized by a dual urban-rural system, with the government in control of rural-urban…

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Transfer of development rights, farmland preservation, and economic growth: a case study of Chongqing’s land quotas trading program

Transfer of development rights, farmland preservation, and economic growth: a case study of Chongqing’s land quotas trading program

Wang, B., Li, F., Feng, S., Shen, T. (2020) The dilemma between preserving farmland and urbanization has attracted many policymakers’ attention. One sound solution that…

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Mitigation potentials of carbon and nitrogen emissions in the pig production systems: lessons from the North China Plain

Mitigation potentials of carbon and nitrogen emissions in the pig production systems: lessons from the North China Plain

Wang, H., Zhang, X., Ma, Y., Hou, Y. (2020) China produces approximately half of the world's pork at a high environmental cost. Implementing mitigation measures…

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Global change can make coastal eutrophication control in China more difficult

Global change can make coastal eutrophication control in China more difficult

Wang, M., Kroeze, C., Strokal, M., van Vliet, M. T. H., Ma, L. (2020) Fast socio-economic development in agriculture and urbanization resulted in increasing nutrient…

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Farmer’s Perceptions of Manure Management Techniques in Medium to Large Size Dairy and Poultry Farms in China.

Tan, M., Hou, Y., Zhang, L., Shi, S., Long, W., Ma, Y., Zhang, T., Li, F., and Oenema, O. (2020). Journal of Cleaner Production. (2020)…

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2019
Land tenure and agricultural investments in China: A meta-regression analysis

Land tenure and agricultural investments in China: A meta-regression analysis

Li, J. (2019) Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors that lead to the controversy within the existing empirical literature…

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Modeling nutrients in lake Dianchi (China) and its watershed

Modeling nutrients in lake Dianchi (China) and its watershed

Li, X., Janssen, A.B.G., de Klein, J.J.M., Kroeze, C., Strokal, M., Ma, L., Zheng, Y. (2019) Lake Dianchi suffered from severe eutrophication for decades. Past…

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Land tenure reform and grassland degradation in Inner Mongolia, China

Land tenure reform and grassland degradation in Inner Mongolia, China

Liu, M., Dries, L., Heijman, W., Huang, J., Zhu, X., Deng X. (2019) Since the start of the land tenure reform in the pastoral areas…

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Exploring future food provision scenarios for China

Exploring future food provision scenarios for China

Ma, L., Bai, Z., Ma, W., Guo, M., Jiang, R., Liu, J., Oenema, O., Velthof, G. L., Whitmore, A. P., Crawford, J., Dobermann, A., Schwoob,…

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Demystifying the key for intoxicating land finance in China: An empirical study through the lens of government expenditure

Demystifying the key for intoxicating land finance in China: An empirical study through the lens of government expenditure

Tang, P., Shi, X., Gao, J., Feng, S., Qu, F. (2019) In recent decades, a sharp increase in land financing has eased the fiscal restraints…

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Adapting the current mass mobilization approach in Ethiopia to enhance its impact on sustainable land management: Lessons from the Sago-kara watershed

Adapting the current mass mobilization approach in Ethiopia to enhance its impact on sustainable land management: Lessons from the Sago-kara watershed

Teka, M.A., Kessler, A., Oosterveer, P. (2019) This paper analyses the effect of an adapted – more participatory and more integrated – mass mobilization training…

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A perspective on water quality in connected systems: modelling feedback between upstream and downstream transport and local ecological processes

A perspective on water quality in connected systems: modelling feedback between upstream and downstream transport and local ecological processes

Teurlincx, S., van Wijk, D., Mooij, W. M., Kuiper, J. J., Huttunen, I., Brederveld, R. J., Chang, M., Janse, J. H., Woodward, B., Janssen, A.…

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Nitrogen surplus benchmarks for controlling N pollution in the main cropping systems of China

Nitrogen surplus benchmarks for controlling N pollution in the main cropping systems of China

Zhang, C., Ju, X., Powlson, D., Oenema, O.,  Smith, P. (2019) Nitrogen (N) surplus is a useful indicator for improving agricultural N management and controlling…

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Institutional changes and changing political consumerism in China

Institutional changes and changing political consumerism in China

Zhang, L., Liu, L., Oosterveer, P. (2019) The growth of consumption is one of the most impressive social changes in contemporary China. This transformation is…

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Mitigation of ammonia, nitrous oxide and methane emissions during soild waste composting with different additives: A meta-analysis

Mitigation of ammonia, nitrous oxide and methane emissions during soild waste composting with different additives: A meta-analysis

Cao, Y., Wang, X., Bai, Z., Chadwick, D., Misselbrook, T., Sommer, S.G., Qin, W., Ma, L. (2019) Composting of solid waste can be associated with…

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How to avoid coastal eutrophication – a back-casting study for the North China Plain

How to avoid coastal eutrophication – a back-casting study for the North China Plain

Li, A., Strokal, M., Bai, Z., Kroeze, C., Ma, L. (2019) Eutrophication is a serious problem in Chinese seas. We explore possibilities to avoid coastal…

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Water pollution from food production: lessons for optimistic and optimal solutions

Water pollution from food production: lessons for optimistic and optimal solutions

Li, A., Kroeze, C., Kahil, T., Ma, L., Strokal, M. (2019) Food production is a source of various pollutants in aquatic systems. For example, nutrients…

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Perceptions of land tenure security in rural China: The impact of land reallocations and certification

Perceptions of land tenure security in rural China: The impact of land reallocations and certification

Ren, G., Zhu, X., Heerink, N., Feng, S., van Ierland, E. (2019) Tenure security is commonly recognized as an important factor in stimulating long-term investments…

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Social relations, public intervention and land rent distortion: evidence from Jiangsu province

Social relations, public intervention and land rent distortion: evidence from Jiangsu province

Tang, L., Ma, X., Zhou, Y., Shi, X., Ma, J. (2019). The price mechanism plays an important role in allocating resources and enhancing economic efficiency…

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Excess nutrient loads to Lake Taihu: Opportunities for nutrient reduction

Excess nutrient loads to Lake Taihu: Opportunities for nutrient reduction

Wang, M., Strokal, M., Burek, P., Kroeze, C., Ma, Lin., Janssen, A.B.G. (2019). Intensive agriculture and rapid urbanization have increased nutrient inputs to Lake Taihu…

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2018
How do land rental markets affect household income? Evidence from rural Jiangsu, P.R. China

How do land rental markets affect household income? Evidence from rural Jiangsu, P.R. China

Zhang, L., S. Feng, N. Heerink, F. Qu and A. Kuyvenhoven. (2018). Abstract The development of land rental markets in developing countries attracts much attention,…

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Does property rights integrity improve tenure security? Evidence from China’s forest reform

Does property rights integrity improve tenure security? Evidence from China’s forest reform

Zhou, Y., X. Ma, D. Ji, N. Heerink, X. Shi and H. Liu. (2018) Abstract The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact…

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2017
Public and self-organized land readjustment in rural China – a comparison

Public and self-organized land readjustment in rural China – a comparison

Tan, R., Heerink, N. (2017) The role of land readjustment for urban and rural development has attracted more and more attention worldwide. Research on how…

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