Browse Illinois Water Resources Center - Agriculture by Title

  • Klute, A. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1966)

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  • Lee, Ming T.; White, David C. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1992)
    Physical and economic effects of nonpoint source pollution were analyzed by using the Geographic Information System (GIS) and an Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution (AGNPS) water quality model. The Highland Silver Lake ...

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  • 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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  • Schlosser, Isaac J.; Karr, James R. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1980-01)

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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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  • Wu, Pei-Ing; Braden, John B.; Johnson, Gary V. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1986-09)
    This study compares measures for reducing cumulative sediment loads from cropland with measures for reducing sediment loads from extreme storms. The issue is whether the optimal means of controlling cumulative loads are ...

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  • Moore, C.L.; Swanson, E.R.; Seitz, W.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973)
    The claypan area of Illinois is characterized by unreliable water supplies. In addition, water quality problems have recently been recognized in the form of widespread nitrate coliform contamination of water in private ...

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  • Onishi, H.; Narayanan, A.S.; Takayama, T.; Swanson, E.R. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974)
    Cropping systems may have an unfavorable influence on the quality of nearby surface water. In this study, linear programming methods were used to assess the impact of improvements in certain water quality characteristics ...

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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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  • Seitz, Wesley D.; Sands, Michael B.; Spitze, Robert G.F. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-02)
    Alternative policies for reducing the level of erosion and sedimentation are evaluated with a linear programming analysis of farms in a selected watershed. Three conservation practices and three tillage practices are ...

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  • Millington, R.J.; Peters, D.B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1971-12)
    Measurements of mass transfer coefficients were made directly by the use of point and line sources. The gas used was propane. The studies revealed that the form of the profile of mass transfer coefficients was markedly ...

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  • Klute, A.; Reicosky, D.C.; Millington, R.J.; Peters, D.B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1970)
    The water extraction from soil by plant roots was treated by assuming that such extraction could be represented as a continuously distributed sink (negative source) function. Preliminary results with soybeans grown in soil ...

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  • Mostaghimi, Saied; Lembke, Walter D.; Boast, Charles W. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-09)
    This was a study to evaluate the suitability of subirrigation along with alternative soil and water trujlnagement practices on claypan soil. Crop yields on these soils are usually low because of limited water management ...

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  • DeLucia, Evan H.; Wolz, Kevin J. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2015-02-17)

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  • Ewing, Loyd K. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1989)
    The CREAMS (Chemicals, Runoff and Erosion from Agricultural Management Systems) model was evaluated for predicting runoff and sediment delivery from central Illinois fields without calibration. CREAMS was found to be fairly ...

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  • Bernacchi, Carl J.; VanLoocke, Andy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2013)

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  • Lupi, Frank, Jr.; Braden, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1988-12)
    To mitigate damages caused by agricultural runoff, private lake owners' associations are paying for inlake and instream pollution abatement measures and onland conservation practices. This phenomenon supports the notion ...

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  • Davenport, Lynn A.; Lembke, Walter D.; Jones, Benjamin A., Jr. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973-03)
    The fate of nitrates as they travel through a long porous column at a slow rate was observed in this study with temperature and substrate materials variable. During a one month period of flow with pore velocities averaging ...

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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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