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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
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...
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;
Publisher Texas Water Resources Institute

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