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Kranti Macherla and Richard J. McAvoy

Water is essential for agricultural crop production, but globally, the availability of water of acceptable quality is increasingly becoming a limited resource. Irrigated agriculture is one of the largest yet most inefficient users of this resource

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Eric H. Simonne, Doyle A. Smittle, and Harry A. Mills

Abbreviations: Ai, allowable water use; ASW, available soil water; CF, crop factor; di, daily water use; Di, cumulative soil water deficit; DAP, days after planting; Ep, class A pan evaporation; ET, evapotranspiration; i, plant age; I, irrigation; R

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Anne M. Lockett, Dale A. Devitt, and Robert L. Morris

Flow Credit” program for reuse water returned to Lake Mead after tertiary treatment. The city of Henderson, the city of Las Vegas, and the Clark County Sanitation District all release a portion of their treated wastewater for irrigation reuse, whereas

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Jeffrey G. Williamson and Jonathan H. Crane

acreage is located in Hillsborough, Hernando, Hardee, and throughout central and north-central Florida ( Williamson et al., 2000 ). Most blueberry growers use deep wells, which access the Floridian Aquifer for irrigation. Irrigation for freeze protection

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Laura A. Warner, Alexa J. Lamm, Peyton Beattie, Sarah A. White, and Paul R. Fisher

The availability of adequate irrigation water quantity and quality is an increasingly important issue affecting the green industry. Nursery and greenhouse growers are uniquely positioned to conserve water given the substantial amount they use ( Lamm

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Stephanie E. Burnett and Marc W. van Iersel

pollution from fertilizer runoff that contains nitrates and phosphorus ( Lea-Cox and Ross, 2001 ). Because leachate volume correlates positively with irrigation volume, irrigating efficiently is a straightforward and inexpensive way to reduce leaching and

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Carlos E. Carpio, Charles D. Safley, and E. Barclay Poling

, 2007 ). Budgets for producing muscadines are available ( Krewer et al., 2002 ; Noguera et al., 2005 ), but they only consider one trellis system and one level of irrigation. This study estimates and compares the production costs and profitability of

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Daniel C. Brainard, John Bakker, D. Corey Noyes, and Norm Myers

and Dunham, 1954 ). Conversely, in irrigated broccoli ( Brassica oleracea ), rye living mulches sown 10 d or more after transplanting had no negative effect on crop yield ( Brainard and Bellinder, 2004 ). Although asparagus is deep-rooted and

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Jeff B. Million and T.H. Yeager

Determining irrigation run times that minimize water use while sustaining optimal production is a difficult task for container nursery managers. This is particularly true for production in small containers as conditions in the irrigated area that

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Amy L. Shober, Geoffrey C. Denny, and Timothy K. Broschat

Water and chemical use in urbanized areas is significantly influenced by the desire for beautiful landscapes ( Haley et al., 2007 ; Hipp et al., 1993 ). Improper irrigation and fertilization of ornamentals in urban landscapes may result in water