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Assessment of measures to reduce the water footprint of cotton farming in India.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Pahlow, M. & Krol, M. S. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Based on the findings presented in this report, general recommendations regarding measures and strategies to decrease the water footprint (WF) of cott...

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Investment needs for irrigation infrastructure along different socioeconomic pathways.

Published online: 24 Apr 2019

Authors: Palazzo, A. & Valin, H. & Batka, M. & Havlík, P.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper conducts an assessment of the global costs for expanding, upgrading, and improving irrigation infrastructure in developing countries, along...

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The use pattern of irrigation practices by Arkansas producers.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Nian, Y. & Huang, Q. & Kovacs, K. F. & Henry, C. & Kurtz, J.

Content type: Bulletin article

Using data from the 2016 Arkansas Irrigation Survey, this study documents the use pattern of irrigation practices including both irrigation technologi...

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Impacts of irrigation on fisheries in rain-fed rice-farming landscapes.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Nguyen Khoa, S. & Lorenzen, K. & Garaway, C. & Chamsinhg, B. & Siebert, D. & Randone, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Expanding irrigation development threatens the productive and diverse fisheries of rain-fed rice-farming landscapes. Environmental management of irrig...

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Long-term residue management and irrigation practice effects on aggregate-derived particulate organic matter fractions in a wheat-soybean, double-crop system.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Desrochers, J. & Brye, K. R.

Content type: Bulletin article

Conventional agricultural management practices, such as repeated annual tillage and crop residue burning, can lead to reductions in soil carbon (C) st...

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Climate sensitivity of groundwater systems critical for agricultural incomes in South India.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Balasubramanian, R.

Content type: Bulletin

There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, ...

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Is current irrigation sustainable in the United States? An integrated assessment of climate change impact on water resources and irrigated crop yields.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Blanc, E. & Caron, J. & Fant, C. & Monier, E.

Content type: Bulletin

While the impact of climate change on crop yields has been extensively studied, the quantification of water shortages on irrigated crop yields has bee...

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Opportunities for support to system of rice intensification in Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Aune, J. B. & Sekhar, N. U. & Esser, K. & Tesfai, M.

Content type: Bulletin

There is a great potential for increasing the production of rice in Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi. Many of the constraints on rice production are simila...

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Groundwater quality and hydrology with emphasis on selenium mobilization and transport in the lower Gunnison River Basin, Colorado, 2012-16.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Thomas, J. C. & McMahon, P. B. & Arnold, L. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Dissolved selenium is a contaminant of concern in the lower Gunnison River Basin, Colorado. Selenium is naturally present in the Cretaceous Mancos Sha...

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Climate change, out-migration and agrarian stress: the potential for upscaling small-scale water storage in Nepal.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Sugden, F. & Lata Shrestha & Bharati, L. & Pabitra Gurung & Laxmi Maharjan & Janmaat, J. & Price, J. I. & Sherpa, T. Y. C. & Utsav Bhattarai & Shishir Koirala & Basu Timilsina

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change could have a critical impact on agriculture in Nepal due to changes in the variability of water availability and associated uncertainty...

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