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Pay attention to water management
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University
  • H. Mark Hanna, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-23-2000
Abstract
The unseasonably warm weather and below-normal precipitation across the United States present a challenge in planning for wise water use in the home and in the field, especially if the trend persists. In the East and Midwest, water management for crop production, lawns and domestic use is often left to the whim of nature. This easy-going attitude may be sufficient in areas experiencing near normal rainfall. Unpredictable weather conditions and lack of moisture availability may lead to water shortages and consequently crop failures, so the need for water management for domestic and agricultural uses is critical. Overuse of water may contribute to increased water depletion from aquifers and streams.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Mahdi Al-Kaisi and H. Mark Hanna. "Pay attention to water management" (2000)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/177/