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Author(s):Dysart, J. W.
Author Affiliation:Freelance Writer, Thousand Oaks, California
Title:Breaking new ground new techniques for runoff control
Section:Central region
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Source:Turf: Central. Vol. 17, No. 1, January 2006, p. B18.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:St. Johnsbury, VT: Moose River Publishing LLC
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Water management; Runoff control; Drainage systems; Drainage improvement; Federal legislation; Local legislation; Constructed wetlands; Environmental protection; Water conservation; Irrigation practices; Trenching
Abstract/Contents:States that "scientists with the Agricultural Research Service are experimenting with...methods in water management that promise to reduce the amount nitrates and other ag chemical growers are losing to everyday runoff." Results indicate that "growers can minimize the affect [effect] on the environment by concentrating the highest volume of runoff release during the winter and allowing other time periods when fields are fallow." Concludes that "sustainable irrigation and drainage systems are needed to address the water quantity and quality problems in irrigated agriculture."
Language:English
References:0
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Dysart, J. W. 2006. Breaking new ground new techniques for runoff control. Turf: Centr. 17(1):p. B18.
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