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    • Laughlin, David H. (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1980)
      Salinity of the waters from the Red River and its major tributaries has virtually eliminated its use for irrigation of agricultural crops in Texas and Oklahoma. A chloride control project has been proposed whereby the ...
    • Fipps, Guy (1995-09-05)
      Pumping costs are often one of the largest single expenses in irrigated agriculture. This publication explains how to lower pumping costs by calculating horsepower requirements and sizing supply pipelines correctly. Examples ...
    • New, Leon; Fipps, Guy (2000-07-10)
      The center pivot is the system of choice for agricultural irrigation because of its low labor and maintenance requirements, convenience, flexibility, performance and easy operation. This publication includes complete details ...
    • Fipps, Guy; New, Leon (2005-04-25)
      This training manual is based on the popular publication "Center Pivot Irrigation (B-6096), which has been widely used by both irrigators and dealers to select and manage pivots. The workbook has 15 sections covering all ...
    • Abegunawardana, Piyasena (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1986)
      The major purpose of this study is to develop an adaptive irrigation management policy for the Uda Walawa project in Sri Lanka. The policy is formulated by applying a linear programming algorithm that utilizes forecast ...
    • Amosson, Stephen H.; New, Leon; Almas, Lal; Bretz, Fran; Marek, Thomas (2002-01-11)
      Choosing and buying an irrigation system for crop production can be expensive and complex. This publication discusses six common types of irrigation systems used in Texas: conventional furrow; surge flow furrow; mid-elevation ...
    • Hargey, Daniel Francis (2015-12-07)
      Drought has become and continues to be a major concern throughout many areas of the United States. To better manage water supplies, municipalities are constantly in search of ways to conserve and ration water. In this ...
    • Leigh, Eric (2014-01-15)
      This project investigated the measured loss rates and observed canal lining conditions by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service to evaluate the Davis-Wilson empirical formula and to further develop a canal condition rating ...
    • New, Leon (2004-08-09)
      This publication explains how to supply adequate water to sorghum to achieve optimum yields. Topics include plant growth stages, soils, irrigation systems, pre-plant irrigation, recent research results and management tools.
    • Enciso, Juan; Sauls, Julian W.; Wiedenfeld, Robert P.; Nelson, Shad D. (2008-07-11)
      Citrus is an important crop in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, but reduced water supplies in the area mean irrigation must be used. Citrus farmers can use different irrigation methods and practices to get the most from the ...
    • Enciso, Juan; Sauls, Julian W.; Wiedenfeld, Robert P.; Nelson, Shad D. (2008-07-11)
      Citrus is an important crop in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, but reduced water supplies in the area mean irrigation must be use. Citrus farmers can use different irrigation methods and practices to get the most from the ...
    • Conner, James Richard (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1970)
      This study illustrates that a water resource system planning model can be developed which will incorporate the full effects of the risk elements inherent in the system. The system for which the model is developed is that ...
    • Ismail, Mohamed Mustafa (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1978)
      Twenty-five year old Stuart pecan trees were drip irrigated during the 1976 and 1977 growing seasons. Treatments consisted if 132, 283 and 454 liters per day and a control which received no supplemental irrigation. The ...
    • Enciso, Juan (2004-09-07)
      This publication describes the components of a subsurface drip irrigation system and the procedure for installing such a system. Each step is outlined and illustrated. Steps include tape injection, trenching, connecting ...
    • Enciso, Juan (2004-09-07)
      This publication describes the components of a subsurface drip irrigation system and the procedure for installing such a system. Each step is outlined and illustrated. Steps include tape injection, trenching, connecting ...
    • Shannak, Sa'D Abdel-Halim (2012-02-14)
      Stormwater runoff has negative impacts on water resources, human health and environment. In this research the effectiveness of Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) systems is examined as a stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP). ...
    • Stichler, Charles; Fipps, Guy (2003-02-18)
      If irrigation for grain sorghum is managed well, the crop will produce high, profitable yields. This publication explains the water needs for sorghum at different growth stages, the calculations to use to estimate its water ...
    • Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Peries, Xavier (2007-01-19)
      Monitoring soil water content is essential if growers want to optimize production, conserve water, reduce environmental impacts and save money. This publication illustrates how soil moisture monitoring can improve irrigation ...
    • Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Peries, Xavier (2007-07-25)
      Monitoring soil water content is essential if growers want to optimize production, conserve water, reduce environmental impacts and save money. This publication illustrates how soil moisture monitoring can improve irrigation ...
    • Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Fipps, Guy; Colaizzi, Paul (2004-06-10)
      Irrigation is a crucial part of crop production in many parts of Texas. This publication explains the importance of knowing seasonal and peak water requirements and selecting the proper irrigation method. Several methods ...