Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/201075
Title:
Wheat Irrigation Scheduling at the Safford Agricultural Center, 1989
Author:
Clark, L. J.; Carpenter, E. W.
Issue Date:
Sep-1989
Publisher:
College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Journal:
Forage and Grain: A College of Agriculture Report
Abstract:
Wheat irrigations were scheduled using two computer models and an infrared thermometer, using three critical threshold values. Yields from these plots were compared with plots scheduled by the farm manager. The highest yield was obtained by the computer model using evapotranspiration data taken from the local AZMET station; this corroborates results from the previous year. The crop coefficients and the irrigation model that have been developed over the past several years are very accurate for this area. The two lower threshold infrared treatments were second and third in yield and had lower water use efficiencies.
Keywords:
Agriculture -- Arizona; Grain -- Arizona; Forage plants -- Arizona; Small grains -- Arizona; Small grains -- Soil and water management
Series/Report no.:
370079; Series P-79

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dc.titleWheat Irrigation Scheduling at the Safford Agricultural Center, 1989en_US
dc.contributor.authorClark, L. J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorCarpenter, E. W.en_US
dc.date.issued1989-09-
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.identifier.journalForage and Grain: A College of Agriculture Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractWheat irrigations were scheduled using two computer models and an infrared thermometer, using three critical threshold values. Yields from these plots were compared with plots scheduled by the farm manager. The highest yield was obtained by the computer model using evapotranspiration data taken from the local AZMET station; this corroborates results from the previous year. The crop coefficients and the irrigation model that have been developed over the past several years are very accurate for this area. The two lower threshold infrared treatments were second and third in yield and had lower water use efficiencies.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectGrain -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectForage plants -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectSmall grains -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectSmall grains -- Soil and water managementen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/201075-
dc.relation.ispartofseries370079en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeries P-79en_US
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