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Potential effects of irrigation practices on crop yields in Grand Valley

Colorado State University. Dept. of Agricultural and Chemical Engineering

Potential effects of irrigation practices on crop yields in Grand Valley

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Ada, Okla, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corn -- Colorado,
  • Crop yields -- Colorado,
  • Irrigation -- Colorado,
  • Wheat -- Colorado

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gaylord V. Skogerboe ... [et al.]
    SeriesEnvironmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-79-149
    ContributionsSkogerboe, Gaylord V, Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14212634M

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Potential effects of irrigation practices on crop yields in Grand Valley by Colorado State University. Dept. of Agricultural and Chemical Engineering Download PDF EPUB FB2

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EPA/ August POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF IRRIGATION PRACTICES ON CROP YIELDS IN GRAND VALLEY by Gaylord V. Skogerboe J.W. Hugh Barrett Berry J. Treat David B. McWhorter Agricultural and Chemical Engineering Department Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado Grant No. S Project Officer James P.

Law, Jr. Source. Environmental Health Effects Research 2 Environmental Protection Technology 3. Salinity Control in Grand Valley Irrigation Practices and Return Flow Salinity in Grand Valley Potential Effects of Irrigation Practices on Crop Yields in Grand Valley In Review In Review In addition to these major technical reports, there are several supportive.

The evolution of water quality for irrigation and its potential effects on soil structure and Potential effects of irrigation practices on crop yields in Grand Valley book crop yields in the Alqueva irrigation area was assessed during the periods of – and – In –, the main crops cultivated in.

E F F E C T S OF I R R I G A T I O N ON WATER QUALITY* by F R E D E R I C K L. H O T E S Irrigation Adviser, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

and E R M A N A. P E A R S O N Professor of Sanitary Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A. Summary Increased attention is being Cited by: 6. This potential for improved crop yields has never been more important as population levels and demand for food continue to grow.

Recognising the need for a coherent and accessible review of international irrigation research, this book examines the factors influencing water productivity in individual crops. The salt content (salinity) of soils and the frequently associated drainage problems are pervasive in ty affects germination as well as seedling and vegetative growth.

It also reduces crop yields. Waterlogging causes poor aeration in the root zone, with effects ranging from reduced growth to death of plants. The crop simulation model is a suitable tool for evaluating the potential impacts of climate change on crop pro- duction and on the environment.

This study investigates the effects of climate. Environmental Effects of the U.S. Food System. The U.S. food system (described in Chapter 2) is widely recognized to have direct and indirect effects on the degree to which each sector of the food system affects the environment depends on a variety of natural and human-driven processes.

Irrigation demand and supply, given projections of climate and land-use change, in Yolo County, California Article in Agricultural Water Management January with Reads.

Abstract. Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the soil usually for assisting in growing crops. It is critical, yet a vital input of agriculture production process and pivotal to agricultural, social, and economic growth of nation. Civilizations have been dependent on development of irrigated agriculture to provide agrarian basis of a society and to enhance.

The effects of irrigation x nitrogen interaction were not significant (P>). Significant increases were observed in green herbage yields with increasing irrigation levels and nitrogen doses and the highest yield t ha-1 was obtained from % water levels and t ha-1 was obtained from N3 nitrogen doses.1/5.

Fertility and crop rotations for disease management, soil and crop health in Michigan potato systems. In Annual Meetings Abstracts. Potato Association of America, th Annual Meeting, Grand Rapids, Potential effects of irrigation practices on crop yields in Grand Valley book, 31 Jul.

4 Aug. PAA, Ann Arbor, MI. Grain yields in ranged from a high of7, kg/hafor Bono to a low of2, kg/hafor Oklon. The results from this trial indicate that winter hybrid rye has production potential in the Grand Valley of western Colorado.

A winter hybrid rye cultivar and nitrogen fertilizer study was conducted atWCRC-Fruita, Colorado in Smart Irrigation Inc. Laura Ortega BUS/ Integrated Business Topics April 8, Ram Iyer Contents Conceptualization of Smart Irrigation 3 Mission 3 Company Description 3 Customers 4 Geographic Locations 5 Legal Status and Ownership 5 Mission Statement 6 Vision 6 Vision Statement 6 Guiding.

Responses to “U.S. Corn Yield a New Record – Again” “Crop yields expected to fall as temperatures rise,” Emily Morris, Science 08 Sep Vol.Issuepp. Water comes from rainfall or irrigation and extra irrigation can turn a hot EDD into a GDD if you have enough water available.

Residue yields: residue to crop ratio and the amount of recoverable biomass from residues during the harvest process. 3) Crop yields: yield potential of main crop components was also considered as one of the selection criteria for each crop.

4) Biomass quality: The properties of residues for different bioconversion routes and the. Irrigation -- England. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Irrigation; England; Narrower term: Irrigation -- England -- Early works to ; Filed under.

Carbon dioxide emissions as affected by alternative long-term irrigation and tillage management practices in the Lower Mississippi River Valley. The Scientific World J. McMullen, R.L., K.R. Brye, and E.E. Gbur. Recipient: Chico Bean Growers dba North Valley Ag Services Project: Assisting specialty crop producers in mitigating production and financial risks through training on irrigation and limited irrigation best practices in the aftermath of drought Project Description: The long-term impacts of California’s drought continues to plague growers.

Growers still are overcoming drought. Irrigation. The problem of salinization. Irrigation systems. Surface irrigation. Sub-irrigation. Overhead irrigation.

Resources. Irrigation is the process of bringing a water supply to a dry region especially with regards to the growing of crops. The practice of diverting water from natural resources to crops has been practiced for at least 7, years.

It is possible to reduce disease incidence and intensity by crop sanitation and using appropriate rotational crops.

Application of physical techniques involving the use of heat, solarization and irradiation has potential to reduce the pathogen population or weaken the potential of pathogens present in the seed, planting materials and soil.

A wide array of “on‐farm” agricultural management technologies and practices are available or development that could increase yields and decrease pollution and water use; for example reducing yield gaps (not as high in Asia as in Africa), reducing subsidies, change land use and crop types, improving irrigation efficiency, diversified and Cited by: crop irrigation engineering envelope minor etc storage subsurface network diameter materials gravel supply agricultural irrigation potential medium soils irrigated hydraulic users subsurface drainage capacity Post a Review You can write a book review and.

As part of the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report, Schneider et al. () projected the potential future effects of climate change on agriculture. With low to medium confidence, they concluded that for about a 1 to 3 °C global mean temperature increase (byrelative to the – average level) there would be productivity decreases for some cereals in low latitudes, and.

Using soil matric potential and crop water stress index for irrigation management. Mediterranean University, Journal of Agriculture (9), Antalya, Turkey. Bastug, R. and S. Irmak. Measuring leaf water potential using thermocouple hygrometers and psychrometers. Mediterranean University, Journal of Agriculture (8) Providing visual detection of anomalies or issues, this technology provides essential features to mitigate risks in the field, assisting the grower with their irrigation and crop management practices.

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On average, irrigation (with two micro-sprinklers per tree) increased fresh fruit bunch yields from about 18 to 22 t ha −1, and mesocarp oil from to t ha −1. Irrigation from planting onwards also advanced the first harvest by about one year, and evened out crop distribution.

Achieving food security along with environmental sustainability requires high yields with reduced demands on irrigation resources for rice production systems.

The goal of the present investigation was to identify traits and germplasms for rice breeding programs that target effective grain production (EGP) under non-flooded field systems where the crop can be subjected to Author: Anna M.

McClung, Jai S. Rohila, Christopher G. Henry, Argelia Lorence. California Agriculture: Dimensions and Issues. cropland harvested and the intensive crop share stood around 35 percent. In absolute terms, the acreage in the intensive crops expanded over ten times over this half-century while that for wheat and barley fell by more than one-third.

Figure 1. Distribution of California Cropland Harvested. The global effects they have calculated are ordinarily based on the ‘worst’ climate scenarios, and often do not take account of all the factors (e.g. may not include new cultivated areas, or may assume a very small or no CO2 effect on plants), but in all cases, under a variety of models and scenarios, the effects are relatively small (say.

For instance, as the Colorado River flows through Grand Valley, Colorado, it picks upt salts per year. Farmer’s Handbook on Basic Agriculture Preface A griculture is an important sector of Indian Economy as more than half of its population relies on Ag-riculture as principle source of income.

Viticulture (from the Latin word for vine) or winegrowing (wine growing) is the cultivation and harvesting of is a branch of the science of the native territory of Vitis vinifera, the common grape vine, ranges from Western Europe to the Persian shores of the Caspian Sea, the vine has demonstrated high levels of adaptability to new environments.

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The U.S. rice industry’s commitment to sustainability dates back generations, long before the word “sustainability” became a popular, if difficult to define, term. The Rice Foundation. Consequently, crop yields are adversely impacted by accelerated erosion, and depletion of soil organic matter (SOM) and nutrients because of the extractive farming practices.

Low crop yields, despite growing improved varieties, are due to the severe soil degradation, especially the low SOM reserves and poor soil structure that aggravate drought Cited by: In the Grand Valley district in Colorado, water is delivered on demand with a crude upstream control and few regulators.

The less reliable the water supply, the less feasible it is to adopt a water control strategy to meet precise crop irrigation requirements.

There is little need for precise flow and water-level control. The design of. These specific conditions include the crop grown, various soil properties, irrigation management practices, especially leaching fraction (LF) (the fraction of infiltrated water that passes beyond the root zone), and frequency of irrigation, climatic conditions and certain cultural management practices.

The effects of irrigation frequency on. extended crop season, increased crop yields due to improved nutrient uptake, improved aeration of the root zone, warmer soil temperatures, crop protection from “drown-out” and certain seedling and root diseases, merits.

The systems must be control. • A pH of 7 is neutral, but the ideal irrigation water pH is dictated by the crop ∞tween and is generally desirable for Be nursery crop irrigation water-- Between and is generally desirable for substrate solution • Monitor pH periodically with a meter or litmus paper • Adjusting the buffering capacity of the substrate canFile Size: 3MB.

Yet in spite of these warnings, we have clear evidence that crop yields of all types throughout the planet have dramatically increased in the past 50 years, while CO2 levels have increased. Some of these trends are due to better farming and irrigation practices, some due to selective breeding to make better varieties that have higher yields and.Soil degradation in India is estimated to be occurring on million hectares (Mha) of land, including ebook Mha from water erosion, 16 Mha from acidification, 14 Mha from flooding, 9 Mha from wind erosion, 6 Mha from salinity, and 7 Mha from a combination of factors.

This is extremely serious because India supports 18% of the world’s human population and 15% of the world’s Cited by: