The Hail Problem
Unlike some other forms of precipitation, hail comes in bursts of short duration, falls over isolated and unpredictable locations, and usually occupies only a small percentage of the total...

NewsBriefs: Wind Farms Could Alter Air Temperature, Crop Productivity (BBC News)

Historically, animal waste was considered a valuable fertilizer and thus land was applied for sustainable on-farm production of crops and animals. However, with the shift to large production...

A Paradigm Shift in Irrigation Management
In coming decades, irrigated agriculture will be called upon to produce up to two thirds of the increased food supply needed by an expanding world population. But the increasing dependence...

Better BMP Practices
A study of the professional literature indicates that the meaning of the term BMP, literally signifying a Best Management Practice, has diverged, depending on the professional field. Use...

Subirrigation: Water Table Management
Water table management (subirrigation) is accomplished by controlling the water table, usually through a subsurface drainage system. The crop is subirrigated with water being furnished...

Modeling Surface Trapped River Plumes: A Sensitivity Study

Marine Ecosystem Response to Copper-Based Pesticide Runoff

Vibro-Replacement in Residual Soils for Grain Storage Silos

Ecological Risk Reduction for Copper-Based Crop Protectants: A Comparison of Plasticulture with and without Sedimentation Control

Economic Valuation of Agricultural Water Use for Large-Scale Modeling
(No paper) A state-wide irrigated agricultural production model has been developed for California. The model is an extension of the Central Valley Production (CVP) Model that was most...

Ancient Rice Terraces in Philippines Get Nod as International Landmark

Oil in the Soil
An oil well blowout in northern Italy contaminated about 1,500 ha of agricultural land primarily used to cultivate rice. The cleanup team decided to use bioremediation techniques because...

Will Global Change Affect Planktonic Productivity?

Heavy Metal Speciation and Uptake to Durum Wheat from Sewage Sludge

Scaling Issues in Artificial Neural Network Modeling and Forecasting of Algal Bloom Dynamics

Cotton Herbicides in the Surface Waters of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain (the Delta)

Wastewater Lagoons for Cold Regions

Annual Variation in Effects of UV Radiation on Plankton

The Removal of Microorganisms by Clarification





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