Reducing Irrigation Water Demand with Cotton Production in West Texas

Due to declining water availability from the Ogallala Aquifer and increasing pumping costs, irrigation management options for cotton are analyzed. The study concludes that supplemental irrigation while meeting crop ET requirements is the most profitable option. Switching from corn to cotton production may reduce irrigation water demand in the region.


Issue Date:
2007
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/34848
Total Pages:
18
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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