Annual Droughts

by M.C. Boyer,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 15-24

Document Type: Journal Paper


Records of temperature, precipitation and crop yield are most useful tools in correlating droughts and crop yield; study of weather records and yield of corn in Iowa indicated that gain in yield which irrigation would cause over number of years might not warrant additional expense.

Subject Headings: Crops | Droughts | Temperature effects | Precipitation | Irrigation | Iowa | United States

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