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History of Changes in Technical Subject Matter of ASAE’S Periodicals: 1950-1999

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  2007 ASAE Annual Meeting  078020.(doi:10.13031/2013.22885)
Authors:   William J Chancellor
Keywords:   Keywords: ASAE/ASABE, History, Publications, Subject-Matter, Trends, Fifty-Years

Analyses of the titles and keywords of nearly 14,000 articles and over 2200 CD-ROM papers, according to their frequencies of linkage with 478 wordroots, has revealed that the topics of “Soil” and “Water” have been predominant over these fifty years. During that period there was a steady increase in linkage frequency with information-related wordroots and a steady decrease in linkage frequency with social-entity-related wordroots.

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