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Optimum Design of Alternate and Conventional Furrow Fertigation to Minimize Nitrate Loss

Hamed Ebrahimian, Abdolmajid Liaghat, Masoud Parsinejad, Enrique Playán, Fariborz Abbasi, Maryam Navabian, Borja Lattore
2013 Journal of irrigation and drainage engineering  
The model was applied to 75 two types of alternate furrow irrigation: a) variable alternate furrow irrigation (AFI); and b) 76 fixed alternate furrow irrigation (FFI), as well as for conventional furrow  ...  These values can be used to determine CU w and CU n , the Christiansen Uniformity 114 Coefficients for water and nitrate, respectively. 115 Model input data include furrow geometry, infiltration, roughness  ...  Estimating furrow infiltration 366 The parameters of a Kostiakov-Lewis infiltration equation were separately estimated for all 367 irrigation treatments in each fertigation event using the two-point method  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)ir.1943-4774.0000635 fatcat:mjamm4xohvexhe57nnbuuztgkm

Decision-Making Challenges of Sustainable Groundwater Strategy under Multi-Event Pressure in Arid Environments: The Diyala River Basin in Iraq

Jafar Y. Al-Jawad, Sadik B. Al-Jawad, Robert M. Kalin
2019 Water  
Optimization modelling successfully generated future predictions that can be used by decision makers to manage the predicted groundwater shortages in the future.  ...  Multi-objective management modelling of various alternatives was developed for the Diyala River Basin in Iraq using Borg multi-objectives evolutionary algorithm (MOEA) and ε-DSEA algorithms.  ...  A conceptual optimization model was developed using two alternatives for irrigation methods: The traditional irrigation method (open furrows) and drip irrigation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w11102160 fatcat:x7xqyh2ebnclrntb6lvslz2y2u

Sprinkler Drip Infiltration Quality Prediction for Moisture Space Distribution Using RSAE-NPSO

Zhongwei Liang, Tao Zou, Yupeng Zhang, Jinrui Xiao, Xiaochu Liu
2022 Agriculture  
This novel prediction method can be used to ensure the infiltration uniformity of the moisture space distribution in sprinkler drip irrigation.  ...  Second, a complete set of SDIQ indices used for assessing the moisture space distribution is introduced. Third, an analytical framework based on the RSAE-NPSO algorithm is established.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the editors for their hard work and the referees for their comments and valuable suggestions that helped to improve this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agriculture12050691 fatcat:w3vtuhofhff3vpcn6ku2bx4yue

Crop production with limited irrigation: A review

S. R. Reddy, Prayasi Nayak
2018 Agricultural Reviews  
Deficit irrigation practices, localised irrigation methods, reducing water losses,conjunctive use of water resources etc can help minimise yield losses due to soil moisture stress.  ...  Available options to address the challenge of limited irrigation have been briefly presented.  ...  .  For surface systems, quicker flow advance to reduce the differences in infiltration opportunity time along a furrow.  ... 
doi:10.18805/ag.r-1680 fatcat:sseb7pfzf5gprcrrecotiu52da

Adaptation of Potato to Water Shortage: Irrigation Management and Enhancement of Tolerance to Drought and Salinity

David Levy, Warren K. Coleman, Richard E. Veilleux
2013 American Journal of Potato Research  
Potential management tools for economizing water use include efficient irrigation systems and precision agriculture.  ...  For example, native potato and alien genes have been identified by transcriptomics and may provide useful candidates for deployment against stress.  ...  Alchnatis from the Volcani Center, Israel, for providing and allowing using unpublished data of their research (Fig. 2) and for reviewing the PI section and contributing to its content.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12230-012-9291-y fatcat:jnfbj4g2fva4jic5dssepyf55i

Freewat, A Horizon 2020 Project To Build Open Source Tools For Water Management: A European Perspective Conference Towards Sustainable Agriculture

Borsi Iacopo Mehl Steffen
2017 Zenodo  
Specific objectives of the project are: to coordinate previous EU and national funded research to integrate existing software modules for water management in a single environment into the GIS based FREEWAT  ...  through all phases of a project, from scenario generation to the final stage of discussion.  ...  However, such methods are prone to over fit, which causes the models to not predict well to new data (i.e., samples not used in model training).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.546436 fatcat:k2i5fkueorbefidbm676x74dii

Abstracts

1995 Journal of Sugarbeet Research  
The traditional procedure for producing thin juice from raw juice is through the use of lime followed by carbonation.  ...  Preliminary results using SELECTFLO••CMF membranes for raw juice clarification followed by DOWEX"OPTIPORE" adsorbent for removal of color, odor, taste and viscosity components will be presented.  ...  in transgenic plants carrying a cytokinin biosynthesis gene that was engineered for leaf expression by mechanical wounding or insect feeding.  ... 
doi:10.5274/jsbr.32.2.127 fatcat:ucu4oajflrdjlmvz2uuqd5otbe

HELP FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN A WORLD OF RISING GRAIN PRICES

T.A. Lumpkin
2011 Acta Horticulturae  
Humanity is entering a precarious era as world population and consumption are growing faster than crop production with nearly all growth occurring in the developing world.  ...  cropping systems; more emphasis on precision agriculture; increase information and communication technology; tapping latent genetic potential; improved efficiency of photosynthesis, nutrients, and water use  ...  Across various models, climate change is likely to reduce the productivity of current maize technologies, with the greatest losses predicted for southern Africa.  ... 
doi:10.17660/actahortic.2011.916.4 fatcat:6j5allklqzdqpg34r3g4xozfja

Conference Keynote Speaker

1982 19th Design Automation Conference  
The theme of this year's conference, The Science of Conservation Tillage: Continuing the Discoveries, was chosen because as we begin this new era in crop production, we begin a new era of discoveries about  ...  Foreward At the 2004 meeting in Raleigh, NC, the steering committee of The Southern Conservation Tillage Conference for Sustainable Agriculture changed the name to The Southern Conservation Tillage Systems  ...  References ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Funding for this work was provided by the Agriculture Productivity and Profitability Program of the South Carolina Agricultural and Forestry Research System using a special  ... 
doi:10.1109/dac.1982.1585468 fatcat:75qpmsj3lzgwxmra5uiobmhtci

Conference Keynote Speaker

1984 21st Design Automation Conference Proceedings  
The theme of this year's conference, The Science of Conservation Tillage: Continuing the Discoveries, was chosen because as we begin this new era in crop production, we begin a new era of discoveries about  ...  Foreward At the 2004 meeting in Raleigh, NC, the steering committee of The Southern Conservation Tillage Conference for Sustainable Agriculture changed the name to The Southern Conservation Tillage Systems  ...  References ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Funding for this work was provided by the Agriculture Productivity and Profitability Program of the South Carolina Agricultural and Forestry Research System using a special  ... 
doi:10.1109/dac.1984.1585757 fatcat:mr5k3qhzdnhithexe6gnligb2i

Conference Keynote Speaker

1983 20th Design Automation Conference Proceedings  
The theme of this year's conference, The Science of Conservation Tillage: Continuing the Discoveries, was chosen because as we begin this new era in crop production, we begin a new era of discoveries about  ...  Foreward At the 2004 meeting in Raleigh, NC, the steering committee of The Southern Conservation Tillage Conference for Sustainable Agriculture changed the name to The Southern Conservation Tillage Systems  ...  References ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Funding for this work was provided by the Agriculture Productivity and Profitability Program of the South Carolina Agricultural and Forestry Research System using a special  ... 
doi:10.1109/dac.1983.1585612 fatcat:6hb3ldtfhbdftbkrdkhhax2jyy

Résumés de communications

2005 Phytoprotection (Québec)  
A software program will be developed using these models for predicting optimal yield and quality, which would aid harvest decision making.  ...  A generic bioclimatic model was developed to predict the phenological stages of agricultural crops expressed in BBCH, a universal scale using decimal code for the description of plant growth stages.  ... 
doi:10.7202/012514ar fatcat:nwbbtgt5rvbxnpw3qlpjgum6ri

Adapting North American agriculture to climate change in review

William E Easterling
1996 Agricultural and Forest Meteorology  
A wide selection of modeling studies is reviewed which, in net, suggests several agronomic and economic adaptation strategies that are available to agriculture.  ...  New avenues of adaptive research are recommended including the formalization of the incorporation of adaptation strategies into modeling, linkage of adaptation to the terrestrial carbon cycle, anticipation  ...  soil moisture Reduce evapotranspiration Rotate fields to be irrigated Employ a multi-function irrigation system Furrow dike on flat ground Prewater to build up soil moisture Meter all water use  ... 
doi:10.1016/0168-1923(95)02315-1 fatcat:fbq37pjct5ghxmw5cc5jzuvsbq

A Review of Soil-Improving Cropping Systems for Soil Salinization

Julián Cuevas, Ioannis N. Daliakopoulos, Fernando del Moral, Juan J. Hueso, Ioannis K. Tsanis
2019 Agronomy  
It is therefore urgent to develop and adopt optimal soil-improving cropping systems (SICS) that can allow us to decouple these system parameters.  ...  These results highlight that conservation agriculture can also achieve the higher yields required for upscaling and sustaining crop production.  ...  of Potash fertilizers [77] Fl Horizontal surface flushing [153] I Conjunctive use of saline/no saline irrigation [154] ; Different types of deficit irrigation [85, 87, 155] ; Alternate furrows and  ... 
doi:10.3390/agronomy9060295 fatcat:outpui6q55dj3fznnajmnmefhq

Abstracts of Oral Presentations And Posters Presented At The 2013 General Meeting Of The ASSBT

American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
2013 Journal of Sugarbeet Research  
To help identify costs of production for growers and the refinery, the California Biomass Crop Adoption model (a partial mathematical programming model) was used to estimate costs in each district, and  ...  A model to predict organic matter was developed using satellite imagery and elevation data to predict relative organic matter. Zones are created to delineate similar Om areas.  ... 
doi:10.5274/jsbr.50.3.29 fatcat:ko4tqepi3zbsbkm4q66zwkayea
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