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Impact of New Irrigation Technology on the Texas High Plains: 1980-2020

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Title Impact of New Irrigation Technology on the Texas High Plains: 1980-2020
Creator Reneau, D. R. Lacewell, R. D. Ellis, J. R.
Description Crop production on the Texas High Plains is constrained by limited and erratic rainfall, hence irrigation is important. Presently, 6 million acres, or 50% of regional cropland, are irrigated annually. Irrigation water is drawn from the Ogallala Aquifer, which has a recharge rate near zero, and is being depleted at the present rate of use. Future crop production is dependent on technology, as well as the resources available. Because water is a major limiting resource, technologies that...
Publisher Texas Water Resources Institute
Date 2007-11-30T22:51:25Z 2007-11-30T22:51:25Z 1983-12
Type Technical Report
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/6206
Language en_US
Relation TR-128;

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