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Research Project: Advancing Water Management and Conservation in Irrigated Arid Lands

Location: Water Management and Conservation Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

A simulation-based error budget of the TES method for the design of the spectral configuration of the micro-bolometer based MISTIGRI thermal infrared sensor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Growth, water use, and crop coefficients of direct-seeded guayule with furrow and subsurface drip irrigation in Arizona Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elshikha, D.M., Waller, P.M., Hunsaker, D.J., Dierig, D., Wang, S., Cruz, V.V., Thorp, K.R., Katterman, M.E., Bronson, K.F., Wall, G.W. 2021. Growth, water use, and crop coefficients of direct-seeded guayule with furrow and subsurface drip irrigation in Arizona. Industrial Crops and Products. 170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2021.113819.

Nitrous oxide emissions, N uptake, biomass, and rubber yield in N-fertilized, surface-irrigated guayule Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Hunsaker, D.J., El-Shikha, D., Rockholt, S.M., Williams, C.F., Rasutis, D., Soratan, K., Venterea, R.T. 2021. Nitrous oxide emissions, N uptake, biomass, and rubber yield in N-fertilized, surface-irrigated guayule. Industrial Crops and Products. 167:113561. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2021.113561.

Greenhouse automation using wireless sensors and IoT instruments integrated with artificial intelligence Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Shamshiri, R.R., Hameed, I.A., Thorp, K.R., Balasundram, S.K., Shafian, S., Fatemieh, M., Sultan, M., Mahns, B., Samiei, S. 2021. Greenhouse automation using wireless sensors and IoT instruments integrated with artificial intelligence. Book Chapter. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.97714.

FAO56 crop and water stress coefficients for cotton using subsurface drip irrigation in an arid US climate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunsaker, D.J., Bronson, K.F. 2021. FAO56 crop and water stress coefficients for cotton using subsurface drip irrigation in an arid US climate. Agricultural Water Management. 252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2021.106881.

Optimal internal nitrogen use efficiency for irrigated cotton in the Southwestern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F. 2021. Optimal internal nitrogen use efficiency for irrigated cotton in the Southwestern United States. Agronomy Journal. 113:2821-2831. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20674.

Updates and advances to the FAO56 crop water requirements method Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, L., Parades, P., Hunsaker, D.J., Lopez-Urrea, R., Jovanovic, N. 2021. Updates and advances to the FAO56 crop water requirements method. Agricultural Water Management. 248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2020.106697.

Revising petiole nitrate sufficiency/deficiency guidelines for irrigated cotton in the desert southwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Norton, E., Silvertooth, J. 2021. Revising petiole nitrate sufficiency/deficiency guidelines for irrigated cotton in the desert southwest. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 85:893-902. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20213.

Use of an ultrasonic sensor for plant height estimation in irrigated cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., French, A.N., Conley, M.M., Barnes, E.M. 2021. Use of an ultrasonic sensor for plant height estimation in irrigated cotton. Agronomy Journal. 113(2):2175-2183. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20552.

Standard single and basal crop coefficients for field crops. Updates and advances to the FAO56 crop water requirements method Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, L.S., Parades, P., Hunsaker, D.J., Lopez-Urrea, R., Mohammadi Shad, Z. 2020. Standard single and basal crop coefficients for field crops. Updates and advances to the FAO56 crop water requirements method. Agricultural Water Management. 243. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2020.106466.

Terra-Ref, an open reference data set from high resolution genomics, phenomics, and imaging sensors - (Other)
Lebauer, D.S., Burnette, M.A., Demieville, J., Fahlgren, N., French, A.N., Garnett, R., Hu, Z., Huynh, K., Kooper, R., Li, Z., Maimaitijiang, M., Mao, J., Mockler, T., Morris, G.S., Newcomb, M.S., Ottman, M., Ozerksy, P., Paheding, S., Pauli, D., Pless, R., Qin, W., Riemer, K., Rohde, G., Rooney, W., Sagan, V., Shakoor, N., Stylianou, A., Thorp, K.R., Ward, R., White, J., Willis, C., Zender, C., Lebauer, D. 2020. Terra-Ref, an open reference data set from high resolution genomics, phenomics, and imaging sensors. Dryad Digital Repository. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7228-053X .

Comparison of evapotranspiration methods in the DSSAT Cropping System Model: II. Algorithm performance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Marek, G.W., Dejonge, K.C., Evett, S.R. 2020. Comparison of evapotranspiration methods in the DSSAT Cropping System Model: II. Algorithm performance. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2020.105679.

Comparison of evapotranspiration methods in the DSSAT Cropping System Model: I. Global sensitivity analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., DeJonge, K.C., Marek, G.W., Evett, S.R. 2020. Comparison of evapotranspiration methods in the DSSAT Cropping System Model: I. Global sensitivity analysis. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2020.105679.

Modeling solute transport in the WinSRFR surface irrigation software - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bautista, E., Schlegel, J.L. 2020. Modeling solute transport in the WinSRFR surface irrigation software. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 146(11).

Assessing the impacts of future climate on cotton production in the Arizona low desert Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayankojo, I.T., Thorp, K.R., Morgan, K.T., Kothari, K., Ale, S. 2020. Assessing the impacts of future climate on cotton production in the Arizona low desert. Transactions of the ASABE. 63(4):1087-1098. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.13731.

Satellite-based NDVI crop coefficients and evapotranspiration with Eddy Covariance Validation for multiple durum wheat fields in the US Southwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Sanchez, C.A., Saber, M., Gonzalez, J.R., Anderson, R.G. 2020. Satellite-based NDVI crop coefficients and evapotranspiration with Eddy Covariance Validation for multiple durum wheat fields in the US Southwest. Agricultural Water Management. 239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2020.106266.

Standard single and basal crop coefficients for vegetable crops, an update of FAO56 crop water requirements approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, L.S., Parades, P., Lopez-Urrea, R., Hunsaker, D.J., Mota, M., Mohammadi Shad, Z. 2020. Standard single and basal crop coefficients for vegetable crops, an update of FAO56 crop water requirements approach. Agricultural Water Management. 243. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2020.106196.

Irrigation rate and timing effects on Arizona cotton yield, water productivity, and fiber quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Thompson, A.L., Bronson, K.F. 2020. Irrigation rate and timing effects on Arizona cotton yield, water productivity, and fiber quality. Agricultural Water Management. 234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2020.106146.

Proximal sensing of Urochloa grasses increases selection accuracy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jimenez, J., Leiva, L., Cardoso, J.A., French, A.N., Thorp, K.R. 2020. Proximal sensing of Urochloa grasses increases selection accuracy. Crop and Pasture Science. 71(4):401-409. https://doi.org/10.1071/CP19324.

Balancing food production within the planetary water boundary Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, J., Ridoutt, B.G., Sun, Z., Lan, K., Thorp, K.R., Wang, X., Yin, X., Huang, J., Chen, F., Scherer, L. 2020. Balancing food production within the planetary water boundary. Journal of Cleaner Production. 253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119900.

Improving site-specific maize yield estimation by integrating satellite multispectral data into a crop model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joshi, V.R., Thorp, K.R., Coulter, J.A., Johnson, G.A., Porter, P.M., Strock, J.S., Garcia Y Garcia, A. 2019. Improving site-specific maize yield estimation by integrating satellite multispectral data into a crop model. Agronomy. 9(11). https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9110719.

Environmental impact assessment of water-saving irrigation systems across 60 irrigation construction projects in northern China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Thorp, K.R., van Oel, P., Xu, Z., Zhou, B., Li, Y. 2019. Environmental impact assessment of water-saving irrigation systems across 60 irrigation construction projects in northern China. Journal of Cleaner Production. 245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118883.

Determining optimum irrigation termination periods for cotton production in the Texas High Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ale, S., Omani, N., Himanshu, S.K., Bordovsky, J.P., Thorp, K.R., Barnes, E.M. 2020. Determining optimum irrigation termination periods for cotton production in the Texas High Plains. Transactions of the ASABE. 63(1):105-115. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.13483.

Long-term simulations of site-specific irrigation management for Arizona cotton production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R. 2019. Long-term simulations of site-specific irrigation management for Arizona cotton production. Irrigation Science. 38(1):49-64. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-019-00650-6.

Water-scarcity footprints and water productivities indicate unsustainable wheat production in China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, J., Ridoutt, B.G., Thorp, K.R., Wang, X., Lan, K., Liao, J., Tao, X., Wu, C., Huang, J., Chen, F., Scherer, L. 2019. Water-scarcity footprints and water productivities indicate unsustainable wheat production in China. Environmental Science and Technology. 224. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2019.105744.

Seasonal basal crop coefficient pattern of young non-bearing olive trees grown in drainage lysimeters in a temperate sub-humid climate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puppo, L., Garcia, C., Bautista, E., Hunsaker, D.J., Beretta, A., Girona, J. 2019. Seasonal basal crop coefficient pattern of young non-bearing olive trees grown in drainage lysimeters in a temperate sub-humid climate. Agricultural Water Management. 226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2019.105732.

Advancing the application of a model-independent open-source geospatial tool for large spatiotemporal simulations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, J., Scherer, L., Lan, K., Chen, F., Thorp, K.R. 2019. Advancing the application of a model-independent open-source geospatial tool for large spatiotemporal simulations. Environmental Modelling & Software. 119:374-378. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.07.003.

Hydraulics of linear-move sprinkler irrigation systems, III: Model evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zerihun, Z., Sanchez, C.A., Thorp, K.R., Hagler, M.J. 2019. Hydraulics of linear-move sprinkler irrigation systems, III: Model evaluation. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 8(2):1-11.

Novel methodology to evaluate and compare evapotranspiration algorithms in an agroecosystem model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Marek, G.W., DeJonge, K.C., Evett, S.R., Lascano, R.J. 2019. Novel methodology to evaluate and compare evapotranspiration algorithms in an agroecosystem model. Journal of Environmental Modeling and Software. 199:214-227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.06.007.

Energy consumption due to groundwater pumping for irrigation in the North China Plain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Thorp, K.R., Ouyang, Z., Hou, Y., Li, Y. 2019. Energy consumption due to groundwater pumping for irrigation in the North China Plain. Science of the Total Environment. 669:1033-1042.

Nitrogen fertilizer and irrigation effects on seed yield and oil in camelina Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R. 2019. Nitrogen fertilizer and irrigation effects on seed yield and oil in camelina. Agronomy Journal. 111(4):1712-1719. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.10.0644.

Simulation of efficient irrigation management strategies for grain sorghum production over different climate variability classes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kothari, K., Ale, S., Bordovsky, J.P., Thorp, K.R., Porter, D.O., Munster, C.L. 2019. Simulation of efficient irrigation management strategies for grain sorghum production over different climate variability classes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 170:49-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2018.12.011.

High-throughput phenotyping of crop water use efficiency via multispectral drone imagery and a daily soil water balance model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Thompson, A.L., Harders, S.J., French, A.N., Ward, R.W. 2018. High-throughput phenotyping of crop water use efficiency via multispectral drone imagery and a daily soil water balance model. Remote Sensing. 10(11):1682. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10111682.

Variability of furrow infiltration and estimated infiltration parameters in a macroporous soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guzman-Rojo, D.P., Bautista, E., Gonzalez-Trinidad, J., Bronson, K.F. 2018. Variability of furrow infiltration and estimated infiltration parameters in a macroporous soil. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 145(2):04018041. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001366.

Hybrid finite volume-finite element model for the numerical analysis of furrow irrigation and fertigation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brunetti, G., Simunek, J., Bautista, E. 2018. Hybrid finite volume-finite element model for the numerical analysis of furrow irrigation and fertigation. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 150,312-327. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.05.013.

Advances in greenhouse automation and controlled environment agriculture: A transition to plant factories and urban farming - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shamshiri, R.R., Kalantari, F., Ting, K.C., Thorp, K.R., Hameed, I.A., Weltzien, C., Ahmad, D., Shad, Z.M. 2018. Advances in greenhouse automation and controlled environment agriculture: A transition to plant factories and urban farming. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 11(1):1-22.

Nitrogen management impacts nitrous oxide emissions under varying cotton irrigation systems in the American Desert Southwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Hunsaker, D.J., Williams, C.F., Thorp, K.R., Rockholt, S.M., Del Grosso, S.J., Venterea, R.T., Barnes, E.M. 2018. Nitrogen management impacts nitrous oxide emissions under varying cotton irrigation systems in the American Desert Southwest. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47:70-78.

Improving nitrogen fertilizer use efficiency in surface- and overhead sprinkler-irrigated cotton in the desert southwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Hunsaker, D.J., Mon, J., Andrade-Sanchez, P., White, J.W., Conley, M.M., Thorp, K.R., Bautista, E., Barnes, E. 2018. Improving nitrogen fertilizer use efficiency in surface- and overhead sprinkler-irrigated cotton in the desert southwest. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 81:1401-1412. doi:10.2136/sssaj2017.07.0225.

Simulated effects of winter wheat cover crop on the cotton production systems of the Texas rolling plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, P., Ale, S., Delaune, P.B., Thorp, K.R., Barnes, E.M. 2017. Simulated effects of winter wheat cover crop on the cotton production systems of the Texas rolling plains. Transactions of the ASABE. 60(6):2083-2096.

Linking managed and natural ecosystems through evapotranspiration and NASAs upcoming ECOSTRESS mission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spater, M., Kim, S., Kucera, L., Fisher, J., Lee, C., French, A.N. 2017. Linking managed and natural ecosystems through evapotranspiration and NASAs upcoming ECOSTRESS mission. Earthzine. https://earthzine.org/2017/06/14/linking-managed-and-natural-ecosystems-through-evapotranspiration-and-nasa-upcoming-ecostress-mission/.

Cotton irrigation scheduling using a crop growth model and FAO-56 methods: Field and simulation studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Hunsaker, D.J., Bronson, K.F., Andrade-Sanchez, P., Barnes, E.M. 2017. Cotton irrigation scheduling using a crop growth model and FAO-56 methods: Field and simulation studies. Transactions of the ASABE. 60(6):2023-2039.