Browse Prairie Research Institute by Subject "Irrigation"

  • Meredith, Dale D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973-09)
    This bibliography contains 1918 literature references pertaining to optimization of irrigation systems. The references are listed alphabetically by author for the following topics: plant response to physical environment; ...

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  • Lembke, W.D.; Mitchell, J.K.; Fehrenbacher, J.B.; Barcelona, M.J. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1983-01)
    Lake Paradise, a water supply lake for Mattoon, Illinois, has lost much of its capacity due to sediment. This was a study to determine the agricultural benefit of Lake Paradise sediment when applied to farmland on the lake ...

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  • Swanson, Earl R. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1971)
    Approximately 28,000 acres of field and specialty crops were irrigated in Illinois in 1966. Supplemental irrigation of corn accounted for over one half of this acreage. Important elements in the decision to invest in ...

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  • Stout, Glenn E.; Walker, Paul N.; Goetsch, W.D.; Austin, T. Al; Golchin, Jahanshir; Shahvar, Zohreh; Anderson, C.E.; Johnson, H.P.; Shaw, Robert H.; Arjmand, Olya; Miller, William L.; Clouser, Rodney L.; Erhabor, Patrick; Sobek, Joseph; Eidman, Vernon R.; Wilson, Paul N.; Sheaffer, Craig C. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1983-04)
    The objectives of this multidisciplinary interinstitutional regional study on the efficient use of water for irrigation in the upper Midwest were: (1) to determine parameters needed for existing or improved models of crop ...

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  • Roberts, Wyndham John (Illinois State Water Survey, 1951)

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  • Bowman, Jean A.; Kimpel, Brian C. (1991)
    Biweekly and total irrigation amounts and irrigation scheduling practices were monitored at representative sites in central Illinois during the 1988 and 1989 growing seasons. The purpose was to gather baseline information ...

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  • Wehrmann, H. Allen; Westcott, Nancy E.; Scott, Robert W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2004-01)
    The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), under contract to the Imperial Valley Water Authority (IVWA), has operated a network of rain gauges in Mason and Tazewell Counties since August 1992. The ISWS also established a ...

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  • Wehrmann, H. Allen; Westcott, Nancy E.; Scott, Robert W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2004-01)
    The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), under contract to the Imperial Valley Water Authority (IVWA), has operated a network of rain gauges in Mason and Tazewell Counties since August 1992. The ISWS also established a ...

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  • Walker, P.N.; Thorne, M.D.; Benham, E.C.; Goetsch, W.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1981-04)
    This project investigated combinations of both irrigation and drainage treatments in order to determine the best water management practices for field crop production in claypan soils in the upper Midwest. Four years of ...

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  • Walker, Paul N.; Lembke, Walter D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1977-01)
    The recycling agricultural runoff concept is the storage of excess water from agricultural land and using this water for irrigation of the same land when moisture supplies are low. Coincidentally, the system also recycles ...

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  • Jurgens, S.; Johnson, R.R.; Boyer, J.S. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-06)
    Irrigation represents the largest segment of consumptive water use in the U.S. Consequently, improvements in the efficiency of irrigation can have an important effect on the amount of water available for other uses. This ...

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  • Lounsbury, Margaret; Hebenstreit, Sandra; Berry, R. Stephen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1978-07)
    Energy and water are linked resources. This pilot study examines the relationship between energy and water from a direction opposite to that of studies. We are concerned here with evaluating the energy required to supply ...

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  • Sipp, S.K.; Lembke, W.D.; Boast, C.D.; Thorne, M.D.; Walker, P.N. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-06)
    Irrigation scheduling with soil moisture monitoring devices provided the most efficient use of water on claypan soils. Corn was found to be particularly responsive to both drainage and irrigation with average yield increases ...

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