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Water-Use Efficiency
item Design, fabrication, and operation of an in-situ microlysimeter for estimating soil water evaporation (Jun 2019)
item Development of wireless infrared thermometer networks and their use in smart irrigation (May 2019)
item Simulating the impact of climate change on hydrology and crop production in the Northern High Plains of Texas using an improved SWAT model (Apr 2019)
item Yield determination of maize hybrids under limited irrigation (Apr 2019)
item Multisite evaluation of an improved SWAT irrigation scheduling alogrithm for corn (Zea mays L.) production in the U.S. Southern Great Plains (Apr 2019)
item Field scale estimation of evapotranspiration (Apr 2019)
item Contrasting tillage effects on stored soil water, infiltration and evapotranspiration fluxes in a dryland rotation at two locations (Mar 2019)
item Soil microbial community size and composition changes along a tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus) gradient in a semiarid region (Feb 2019)
item Evaluation of sensible heat flux and evapotranspiration using a surface layer scintillometer and a large weighing lysimeter (Feb 2019)
item Evaluation of evapotranspiration from eddy covariance using large weighing lysimeters (Feb 2019)
item Quality management for research weather data: USDA-ARS, Bushland, Texas (Dec 2018)
item Assessing SWAT plant stress algorithms using full and deficit irrigation treatments (Dec 2018)
item Water in the Cloud: A new system for field water monitoring with Cloud data access (Dec 2018)
item Happy trails - bridges to the future (Dec 2018)
item Members of all genders can become fellows (Dec 2018)
item Evaporative loss differences between SDI and sprinkler irrigation - Southern High Plains experience (Dec 2018)
item Over-expression of tomato fructokinase (LeFRK1) in cotton enhances yield. (Nov 2018)
item 2016 USDA-ARS Bushland Texas 15-minute research weather data (Nov 2018)
item Heat storage and its effect on the surface energy balance closure under advective conditions (Nov 2018)
item Analysis of grain size distribution through image analysis. (Nov 2018)
item The importance of precision water management for sustainability (Nov 2018)
item Characterization of transgenic cotton over expressing thaliana related to AGAinsensitive3/Vivparous1 and AtABI5 transcription factors: improved water use efficiency through altered guard cell physiology (Oct 2018)
item Lessons learned planting trees (Oct 2018)
item The role of precision agriculture in achieving sustainability (Oct 2018)
item Tools for precision irrigation management (Oct 2018)
item Effects of irrigation uniformity on yield response and production economics of maize in a semiarid zone (Oct 2018)
item Water and food security challanges: ASA and ARS respond (Oct 2018)
item Assessment of alternative agricultural land use options for extending the availability of the Ogallala Aquifer in the Northern High Plains of Texas (Sep 2018)
item Focus on precision conservation (Sep 2018)
item Soil Health and the Microbial Community: Resilience and Delivering Services in a Shifting Climate (Aug 2018)
item A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods as soil health indicators for microbial community composition (Aug 2018)
item The Wendell irrigationist (Aug 2018)
item Evaporative losses from sprinkler and subsurface drip irrigation in a region of large evaporative demand (Aug 2018)
item Calibration and tests of commercial wireless infrared thermometers (Aug 2018)
item Precision agriculture and irrigation - Current US perspectives (Aug 2018)
item Advantages and disadvantages of variable rate irrigation using mechanical move systems (Aug 2018)
item Determining planting date effects on seasonal water use of full and short season maize using SWAT in the southern Ogallala Aquifer region (Jul 2018)
item Modern irrigation management: Forget Nostradamus; Tesla had it right! (Jul 2018)
item Microbial community composition and enzymes of a forest ecosystem in Alabama: Initial response to thinning and burning management selections (Jul 2018)
item Soil water and bulk electrical conductivity sensor technologies for irrigation and salinity management (Jul 2018)
item Improving water management in sorghum cultivation (Jul 2018)
item Evaluation of the oceanic nino index as a decision support tool for winter wheat cropping systems in the Texas High Plains using SWAT (Jun 2018)
item International cooperation strengthens all our peoples (Jun 2018)
item Seasonal water-level perturbations beneath the high plains of the Llano Estacado (May 2018)
item Our science matters - and is recognized (May 2018)
item Electromagnetic and nuclear soil water sensing methods: Comparisons and newer technologies (Apr 2018)
item Does it matter what we call it? (Apr 2018)
item Deficit irrigation effects on yield and yield components of grain sorghum (Mar 2018)
item Comments on "J. Singh et al., Performance assessment of factory and field calibrations for electromagnetic sensors in a loam soil [Agric. Water Manage. 196 (2018) 87-98] (Mar 2018)
item Irrigation timing and rate affect cotton boll distribution and fiber quality (Mar 2018)
item Diversity - Essential quality for agronomy (Mar 2018)
item Drought tolerant (DT) and non-DT corn production under center pivot irrigation in the Texas High Plains (Feb 2018)
item Web/smart phone based control and feedback systems for irrigation systems (Feb 2018)
item A subsurface drip irrigation system for weighing lysimetry (Feb 2018)
item Planting geometry and growing season effects on the growth and yield of dryland cotton (Jan 2018)
item Treatment of beef cattle feedlot wastewater by electrocoagulation technology (Jan 2018)
item Shoot and root traits in drought tolerant maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids (Jan 2018)
item Transitions - opportunities for growth, renewal, and gratitude (Jan 2018)
item Long term tillage on yield and water use of grain sorghum and winter wheat (Jan 2018)
item Can cover or forage crops replace fallow in the semiarid Central Great Plains? (Jan 2018)
item Conserving the Ogallala Aquifer in southwestern Kansas: from the wells to people, a holistic coupled natural-human model (Dec 2017)
item Crop water production functions of grain sorghum and winter wheat in Kansas and Texas (Dec 2017)
item Irrigated corn production and management in the Texas High Plains (Dec 2017)
item Ogallala Aquifer Program: A catalysis for research and education to sustain the Ogallala Aquifer on the Southern High Plains (2003-2017) (Dec 2017)
item Yield and water use of drought-tolerant maize hybrids in a semiarid environment (Nov 2017)
item The effects of transcription directions of transgenes and the gypsy insulators on the transcript levels of transgenes in transgenic arabidopsis (Nov 2017)
item Soil enzyme activities¿as indicators of soil health in¿long-term crp and crp converted to cropland (Oct 2017)
item A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods as a soil health indicator for microbial community composition (Oct 2017)
item Changes in soil microbial community under a 28-year conservation reserve program in the semi-arid grasslands (Oct 2017)
item Arthropod and soil microbial community size and composition of native and introduced pastures (Oct 2017)
item Relationship between microbial community composition, soil physicochemical properties and cotton yields at a field scale (Oct 2017)
item Measuring multiple enzyme activities in one sample as soil health indicators of biogeochemical cycling (Oct 2017)
item Strengthening the science of soil health through standardized indicator methods (Oct 2017)
item Performance of precision mobile drip irrigation in the Texas High Plains region (Oct 2017)
item More recent wheat cultivars extract more water from greater soil profile depths to increase yield in the Texas High Plains (Oct 2017)
item Speed control variable rate irrigation (Oct 2017)
item Regulation of cotton (G. hirsutum) drought responses by mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase cascade-mediated phosphorylation of GhWRKY59 (Sep 2017)
item Exceedance probability of the standardized precipitation-evapotranspiration index in the Texas High Plains (Aug 2017)
item Ground robotic measurement of aeolian processes (Aug 2017)
item Sino-US cooperation in water saving technologies: essential international problems (Jul 2017)
item Assessing the efficacy of the SWAT auto-irrigation function to simulate Irrigation, evapotranspiration and crop response to irrigation management strategies of the Texas High Plains (Jul 2017)
item Performance study on evacuated tubular collector coupled solar still in West Texas climate (Jul 2017)
item The impact of discount rate and price on intertemporal groundwater models in southwest Kansas (Jun 2017)
item The impact of discount rate and price on intertemporal groundwater models in Southwest Kansas (Jun 2017)
item Changes in soil nutrients after 10 years of cattle manure and swine effluent application (Jun 2017)
item Documentation of 50% water conservation in a single process at a beef abattoir. Meat Science (Jun 2017)
item Water use, canopy temperature, lint yield, and fiber quality response of six upland cotton cultivars to water stress (May 2017)
item Irrigation strategies that use cutout for optimum boll maturation and yield where growing season duration is limited (Mar 2017)
item Implementing sustainability with a solar distillation project (Mar 2017)
item Water issues and agriculture - the view from 30,000 feet (Mar 2017)
item An estimate of the shadow price of water in the southern Ogallala Aquifer (Feb 2017)
item Extending the economic life of the Ogallala Aquifer with water conservation policies in the Texas panhandle (Feb 2017)
item Simplified Equations to Estimate Flushline Diameter for Subsurface Drip Irrigation Systems (Jan 2017)
item Documentation of 50% water conservation in a single process at a beef abattoir (Jan 2017)
item Assessing wheat yield, Biomass, and water productivity responses to growth stage based irrigation water allocation (Jan 2017)
item Economic feasibility of converting center pivot irrigation to subsurface drip irrigation (Nov 2016)
item Overexpression of PP2A-C5 that encodes the catalytic subunit 5 of protein phosphatase 2A in Arabidopsis confers better root and shoot development under salt conditions (Oct 2016)
item The effects of policy implementation uncertainty on groundwater extraction (Aug 2016)
item Water and society: Interdisciplinary education in natural resources (Aug 2016)
item Evaluating deficit irrigation management strategies for grain sorghum using AquaCrop (Jul 2016)