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The water footprint in Morocco: the added value of water footprint assessment for national water policy.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Schyns, J. F. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Morocco is a semiarid country in the Mediterranean facing water scarcity and deteriorating water quality. Its limited water resources constrain the ac...

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Can intercropping with the world's three major beverage plants help improve the water use of rubber trees?

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Wu JuNen & Liu WenJie & Chen ChunFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dramatic expansion of rubber plantations in mainland South-East Asia and south-west China has caused many eco-environmental problems, especially n...

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Effects of water-saving rice cultivation methods on yield, water use, and water-use efficiency.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Gaspar, J. P. & Henry, C. G. & Anders, M. M. & Duren, M. & Hendrix, D. & Horton, A. P.

Content type: Bulletin article

Water available for irrigation is declining in many rice-growing regions around the world. Global populations continue to rise increasing crop product...

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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana: enhancing impact through demand driven innovations.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Wani, S. P. & Anantha, K. H. & Garg, K. K. & Joshi, P. K. & Girish Sohani & Mishra, P. K. & Palanisami, K.

Content type: Bulletin

India's Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) to address India's key agricultural ...

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Effects of three different alternate wetting and drying regimes in rice cultivation on yield, water use, and water use efficiency in a clay soil during a wet year.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Gaspar, J. P. & Henry, C. G. & Duren, M. W. & Horton, A. P. & James, H.

Content type: Bulletin article

Water available for irrigation is declining in many rice-growing regions around the world. Global populations continue to rise, increasing crop produc...

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Canopy photosynthesis and water-use efficiency in a deciduous forest.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Baldocchi, D. D. & Verma, S. B. & Anderson, D. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

CO2 and water vapour exchange above and below the canopy of an uneven-aged stand of oak/hickory near Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA, were measured using th...

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Tree diversity enhances tree transpiration in a Panamanian forest plantation.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Kunert, N. & Schwendenmann, L. & Potvin, C. & Hölscher, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tree plantations play an important role in meeting the growing demand for wood, but there is concern about their high rates of water use. Recent appro...

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USGS integrated drought science.

Published online: 03 Jan 2018

Authors: Ostroff, A. C. & Muhlfeld, C. C. & Lambert, P. M. & Booth, N. L. & Carter, S. L. & Stoker, J. M. & Focazio, M. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper discusses the USGS Integrated Drought Project. The USGS is organized into seven Mission Areas that focus on some of the most significant is...

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Surface dust impacts on gas exchange in Mojave Desert shrubs.

Published online: 19 Sep 1997

Authors: Sharifi, M. R. & Gibson, A. C. & Rundel, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Windblown dust, an environmental problem in many disturbed arid lands, has the potential to affect the physiological performance of desert shrubs. Phy...

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The effect of phosphorus and potassium on transpiration, leaf diffusive resistance and water-use efficiency in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Bradbury, I. K. & Malcolm, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sitka spruce seedlings were grown in horticultural peat supplied with either large or small amounts of P and K. K decreased the transpiration rate per...

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