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A closer look at deficit high-frequency irrigation

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Elias Fereres, Cooperative Extension
Bashir Amry, University of California, Davis.
Jose Faci, University of California, Davis.
Ali Kamgar, University of California, Davis.
Delbert W. Henderson, Experiment Station
Morethson Resende, University of California, Davis.

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California Agriculture 32(8):4-5.

Published August 01, 1978

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Encouraging results with previous deficit high-frequency irrigation experiments raised hopes that the technique could reduce water use on some California crops. But studies with sorghum, beans, and tomatoes proved the method unsuccesstkl.In experiments with three different crops, DHFI resulted in substantial reductions in economic yields with no increase in water use efficiency.

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A closer look at deficit high-frequency irrigation

Elias Fereres, Bashir Amry, Jose Faci, Ali Kamgar, Delbert W. Henderson, Morethson Resende
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A closer look at deficit high-frequency irrigation

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Authors

Elias Fereres, Cooperative Extension
Bashir Amry, University of California, Davis.
Jose Faci, University of California, Davis.
Ali Kamgar, University of California, Davis.
Delbert W. Henderson, Experiment Station
Morethson Resende, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 32(8):4-5.

Published August 01, 1978

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Encouraging results with previous deficit high-frequency irrigation experiments raised hopes that the technique could reduce water use on some California crops. But studies with sorghum, beans, and tomatoes proved the method unsuccesstkl.In experiments with three different crops, DHFI resulted in substantial reductions in economic yields with no increase in water use efficiency.

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Full text is available in PDF.

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