American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


2016 10th International Drainage Symposium Conference, 6-9 September 2016, Minneapolis, Minnesota


  1. Measuring Crop Response to Subsurface Drainage with Satellite Remote Sensing
    Authors:   Leon J Boler, Ce Yang, Chuanqi Xie, Gary R Sands
    Keywords:   vegetation indices, normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI), tasseled cap transformation (TCT), agricultural drainage.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162456562
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  2. Runoff and subsurface drain response from mole and gravel mole drainage across episodic rainfall events in Ireland
    Authors:   Pat Tuohy, James Humphreys, Nicholas Holden, Owen Fenton
    Keywords:   Drainage systems, flashiness index, flow response, Hydrograph
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162487014
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  3. Modeling performance of a tile drainage system incorporating mole drainage
    Authors:   Pat Tuohy, James O’ Loughlin, Owen Fenton
    Keywords:   Fine soils, high rainfall, mole drainage, SEEP/W, simulation
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162487018
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  4. Visual drainage assessment: A standardized visual soil assessment method for use in land drainage design in Ireland
    Authors:   Pat Tuohy, James Humphreys, Nicholas Holden, James O’ Loughlin, Brian Reidy, Owen Fenton
    Keywords:   Drainage design, drainage systems, site-specific, visual soil assessment
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162487020
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  5. Performance of in-line denitrifying woodchip bioreactors for nitrogen reduction from subsurface drained pasture receiving swine lagoon effluent
    Authors:   Mohamed A. Youssef, George M. Chescheir, Richard Wayne Skaggs, Timothy W. Appelboom, Chad A. Poole, Yu Liu
    Keywords:   denitrifying woodchip up flow in-line bioreactors, animal wastes, controlled drainage, hydraulic conductivity, nitrogen losses, pasture
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162489231
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  6. Enhancing Subsurface Drainage to Control Salinity in Dryland Agriculture
    Authors:   Harold Steppuhn
    Keywords:   agricultural drainage, alfalfa, plant emergence, pre-seeding irrigation, solar-powered pumping, soil reclamation, soil salinity, windbreaks
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162489348
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  7. Effect of Tile Spacing and Depth on Drainage Discharge and Phosphorus Losses under Corn and Soybean Rotation
    Authors:   Chin Sheng Tan, Tiequan Zhang
    Keywords:    Phosphorus loss, surface & subsurface drain, tile depth & spacing.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162489413
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  8. Monitoring Tile Systems in Iowa: Overview and Results
    Authors:   Christopher H. Hay, Adam Kiel, Anthony Seeman, Peter Kyveryga
    Keywords:   nitrate, nutrients, subsurface drainage, water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162490464
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  9. The Minnesota Public Drainage Manual - a guide to administrating Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 103E publically administered privately owned drainage systems.
    Authors:   Timothy A Gillette
    Keywords:   Best Management Practices (BMP), conservation, drainage, management, policy.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162490660
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  10. Teaching Farmland Drainage Design Features to Contractors and Service Providers
    Authors:   Kapil Arora, Mathew J. Helmers, L. Gregory Brenneman
    Keywords:   Bioreactors, controlled drainage, drainage, design, quality, quantity, school, shallow drainage, spacing, sizing, training, water, wetlands.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162490928
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  11. Climate, Landscape, and Management Effects on Nitrate and Soluble Phosphorus Concentrations in Subsurface Drainage Discharge in the Western Lake Erie Basin
    Authors:   Lindsay A. Pease, Norman R. Fausey, Jay F. Martin, Larry C. Brown
    Keywords:   Statistical modeling; water quality; nitrogen
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162491905
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  12. Minnesota Nutrient Reduction Strategy
    Authors:   Wayne P Anderson, David Wall, Jennifer L Olson
    Keywords:   Agriculture, drainage, Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia, Mississippi River, nitrate, phosphorus, nutrients, nutrient management, nutrient strategy.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492032
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  13. Drainage Discharge and Nitrogen Losses Influenced by Tile Depth and Spacing under Corn and Soybean Rotation
    Authors:   Chin Sheng Tan, Tiequan Zhang
    Keywords:   Nitrate loss, surface & subsurface drain, tile depth & spacing
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492708
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  14. WHAT DOES DRAINAGE DENSITY MEAN IN TILED LANDSCAPES?
    Authors:   Keith E Schilling, Calvin F Wolter
    Keywords:   Drainage density, Iowa, stream channels, tile drainage
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492895
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  15. Minnesota Drainage: Completing Watershed Projects Through Agency and Advocacy Group Cooperation
    Authors:   Craig Austinson
    Keywords:   Agriculture, best management practices, ditch, drainage, drainage authority, cooperation, nutrients, peak flows, quality, storage, total suspended solids, water quality
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492909
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  16. Assessing Surface Flowpaths and Vegetative Buffers using ArcGIS Hydrologic Spatial Analysis for Rock Creek Watershed, Central Iowa
    Authors:   Manveen Bansal, Steven K. Mickelson, Matthew J. Helmers, Kapil J. Arora, David F. Webber, Brian K. Gelder, Manish Shrivastav, Casey J. Judge
    Keywords:   ArcGIS, Best Management Practices (BMPs), Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR), Non Point-Source (NPS) Pollution, Surface Runoff, Vegetative Filter Strip (VFS) Buffers, Watershed Hydrologic Modeling and Spatial Analysis.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492912
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  17. DRAINAGE LAWS AND THE MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE
    Authors:   Gregory C Knopff
    Keywords:   Drainage Law, Drainage Work Group, laws, Minnesota Legislature, policy.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492965
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  18. Drainage water management in open ditches – solutions and effects in Latvia
    Authors:   Ainis Lagzdins, Linda Grinberga, Ieva Siksnane
    Keywords:   Agriculture, ditches, water management, nutrients.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493006
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  19. The Agricultural BMP Database - A Growing Repository of Field Performance Data
    Authors:   Marc A. Leisenring, Jane Clary, Eric Strecker, Jon Jones
    Keywords:   best management practice, conservation practice, data analysis, decision support, field scale, meta-analysis, monitoring, water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493032
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  20. Soybean Grain Yield Variability Associated with Drainage and Subirrigation Systems in a Claypan Soil
    Authors:   Kelly A. Nelson, Christopher J. Dudenhoeffer
    Keywords:   Drainage systems, soybean, subirrigation, yields.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493034
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  21. Spatial Response of Corn Yields to Drainage and Subirrigation Tile Spacings in a Claypan Soil
    Authors:   Robert N. Wesslak, Kelly A. Nelson, Christopher J. Dudenhoeffer
    Keywords:   Corn, subsurface drainage, drainage, subirrigation, claypan.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493039
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  22. Design and Construction of a Reduced Temperature Testing Apparatus for Denitrification
    Authors:   Lori A Krider, Bruce Wilson, Joe Magner
    Keywords:   Bioreactors, denitrification, controlled environment.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493063
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  23. The effects of different drainage intensities on groundwater, runoff, nitrogen loss, N-use efficiency and yield under ley production in Western Norway
    Authors:   Johannes Deelstra, Synnøve Rivedal, Samson Øpstad, Trond Børresen
    Keywords:   Agriculture, drainage, flashiness, fertilizer, nitrogen, spacing, yield
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493316
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  24. Migratory Bird Habitat in Relation to Tile Drainage and Poorly Drained Hydrologic Soil Groups
    Authors:   Brandi J. Kastner, Victoria G. Christensen, Tanja N. Williamson, Christopher A. Sanocki
    Keywords:   Wetlands, Agricultural Drainage, Hydrologic Soil Groups, Prairie Pothole Region, USGS GAP.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493338
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  25. ESTIMATION OF TILE DRAINAGE CONTRIBUTION TO STREAMFLOW AND NUTRIENT LOADS AT THE WATERSHED SCALE BASED ON CONTINOUSLY MONITORED DATA
    Authors:   Antonio Arenas Amado, Keith Schilling, Christopher Jones, Nicholas Thomas, Larry Weber
    Keywords:   End-member mixing analysis; nitrate load; tile drainage.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493368
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  26. Estimating the Hydrological Performance of On-Site Wastewater (Leachbed) Treatment Systems in Poorly Drained Soil
    Authors:   Rogelio Toledo De Leon, Norman R. Fausey, Larry C. Brown
    Keywords:   DRAINMOD, drainage, soil and water, water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493457
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  27. Performance of denitrification beds for removing nitrate from drainage water at cold temperatures
    Authors:   Ehsan Ghane, Gary W. Feyereisen, Carl J. Rosen, Michael J. Sadowsky, Laura E. Christianson
    Keywords:   Denitrifying bioreactor, nitrate, subsurface drainage, tile drainage, woodchip bioreactor
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493465
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  28. Field Performance of Denitrifying Bioreactors in the Northeastern United States
    Authors:   Bahareh Hassanpour, Shree K. Giri, William T. Pluer, Tammo S. Steenhuis, Larry D. Geohring
    Keywords:   Biochar, Denitrifying bioreactor, Nitrate removal rate, Temperature, Tile drainage.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493551
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  29. Minnesota’s Drainage Work Group
    Authors:   Allan M. Kean
    Keywords:   agriculture, drainage, policy, water management.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493552
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  30. Evaluating crop management and drainage practices for two monitored sites using gridded distributive hydrological model
    Authors:   Salam M Murtada, Greg Eggers
    Keywords:   Continuous Simulation, Cover crop, Discovery Farms Minnesota, Drain tiles, GSSHA, hydrological modeling, Organic Matter, Tile Drainage
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493576
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  31. Improved Tools for Preprocessing RADAR Precipitation and Hydro-meteorological Data for Drainage Management Hydrologic Modeling.
    Authors:   Daniel Reinartz
    Keywords:   Calibration, data management, HEC-DSSVue, HEC-GridUtil, hydrologic modeling, hydrology, precipitation, radar, time series.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493635
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  32. Subirrigation System Performance and Evaluation in the Red River Valley of the North
    Authors:   Xinhua Jia, Thomas F. Scherer, Dean D. Steele, Thomas M. DeSutter
    Keywords:   Subirrigation, water use efficiency, uniformity, Red River Valley of the North.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493648
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  33. Quantifying Subsurface Drainage Rates for Research Sites
    Authors:   R. Wayne Skaggs
    Keywords:   Drainage Coefficient, Drainage Intensity, Drainage nomenclature, Kirkham
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493719
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  34. Modeling of Subsurface Drainage under Varying Microtopographic, Soil and Rainfall Conditions
    Authors:   Mohsen Tahmasebi Nasab, Xinhua Jia, Xuefeng Chu
    Keywords:   Hydrologic modeling, infiltration, subsurface drainage, surface microtopography
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162499952
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  35. Management practises and environmental effects of agricultural drainage in Lithuania
    Authors:   Arvydas Povilaitis
    Keywords:   Agricultural drainage, environmental effects, Lithuania.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162513379
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  36. Robust options to remove nitrate and phosphate from tile drainage
    Authors:   Stefan Jansen, Jan Gerritse, Roelof Stuurman, Wim Chardon, Renee Talens
    Keywords:   engineering technology, nutrients, water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162514798
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  37. Long-term Trends in Water Quality following Implementation of Controlled Drainage
    Authors:   Andry Z Ranaivoson, Jeffrey S Strock
    Keywords:   Drainage, controlled drainage, water quality, nitrogen
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162514945
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  38. Quantifying Nutrient Loads with Estimated Drain Flow Using Water Table Observations
    Authors:   Samaneh Saadat, Jane Frankenberger, Laura Bowling
    Keywords:   Drainage, Nitrate, Phosphorus, Water table
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162514998
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  39. A novel method to reveal the nitrate transport and fate in agricultural fields
    Authors:   Wenlong Liu, François Birgand, Mohamed Youssef, George Chescheir
    Keywords:   Best Management Practices (BMPs), Drainage, Technology, Water Quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162515024
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  40. Trend analysis of the SEPAC 30 year drainage climatology
    Authors:   Laura C. Bowling, E. J. Kladivko
    Keywords:   Drainage efficiency, subsurface drainage, time series, trend analysis.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162515027
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  41. Corn yield under subirrigation and future climate scenarios in the Maumee River Basin
    Authors:   Kpoti M Gunn, William J Baule, Jane R Frankenberger, Debra L Gamble, Barry J Allred, Jeff A. Andresen, Larry C Brown
    Keywords:   Drainage, irrigation, relative yield, Maumee, climate change, DRAINMOD, Nappanee, WRSIS
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162515032
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  42. The effect of additional subsurface drainage on water discharge and nutrient load on clay soil
    Authors:   Helena Äijö, Maija Paasonen-Kivekäs, Merja Myllys, Jyrki Nurminen, Mika Turunen, Heidi Salo, Lassi Warsta, Harri Koivusalo, Markus Sikkilä, Laura Alakukku, Markku Puustinen
    Keywords:   Additional subsurface drainage, clay soil, nutrient load, subsurface discharge
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162521381
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  43. Subsurface drain installation methods – assessing their functionality with water table and drain outflow measurements
    Authors:   Helena Äijö, Markus Sikkilä, Maija Paasonen-Kivekäs, Merja Myllys, Jyrki Nurminen, Mika Turunen, Heidi Salo, Lassi Warsta, Harri Koivusalo, Laura Alakukku, Markku Puustinen
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    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162521439
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  44. Minnesota Drainage Law and Related Provisions
    Authors:   Allan M. Kean
    Keywords:   agriculture, drainage, policy, water management.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162523011
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  45. Dual RTK-GPS Systems on Drainage Plows
    Authors:   James L. Fouss, Bob Clark III
    Keywords:   RTK, GPS, RTK-GPS Receiver, Ground-Based RTK, Drain Plow, Drain Pipe, Corrugated Plastic Pipe, Drain Grade, Grade-Control, Drain Depth, Subsurface Drainage, Grade Accuracy, Standard Deviation, Elevation, Satellite, Water Management.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162523106
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  46. Role of Soil Storage/Soil Wetness on Streamflow in the Upper Midwestern United States
    Authors:   Satish C. Gupta, Andrew C. Kessler, Melinda K. Brown, William M. Schuh
    Keywords:   Base flow, Streamflow, Hydrograph, Land use land cover change, Precipitation, Tile drainage.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162542730
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  47. Drainage Water Storage for Improved Resiliency and Environmental Performance of Agricultural Landscapes
    Authors:   Benjamin Reinhart, Jane Frankenberger, Lori Abendroth, Laurent Ahiablame, Laura Bowling, Larry Brown, Matthew Helmers, Dan Jaynes, Xinhua Jia, Eileen Kladivko, Kelly Nelson, Jeffrey Strock, Mohamed Youssef
    Keywords:   controlled drainage, drainage water recycling, saturated buffer, tile drainage, water quality, water storage
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162557416
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  48. Conservation Drainage: Innovative Strategies that Provide Win-Win Solutions
    Authors:   Chuck Brandel
    Keywords:   Agriculture, best management practices, buffer, ditch, drainage, drainage authority, nitrogen, nutrients, peak flow, phosphorus, quality, reduction, sediment, storage, total suspended solids, two-stage ditch, water quality. Put keywords in alphabetical o
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493335
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  49. Parameterization of Green & Ampt Infiltration Parameters for Use in the GSSHA Distributed Rainfall Runoff Model
    Authors:   Daniel J. Reinartz
    Keywords:   Green & Ampt, GSSHA, hydrology, infiltration, parameterization, rainfall runoff modeling, soil organic matter, soil water characteristics.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493623
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  50. Status assessment of agricultural drainage ditches
    Authors:   Ingrid Wesström, Abraham Joel, Daniel Avilés
    Keywords:   Cohesion strength, HEC-RAS, MADRAS, near saturation shear strength.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492397
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  51. Understanding Phosphorus Transport Through Tile Drains utilizing Descriptive Statistics
    Authors:   S. Bianca Bailey, Laura Christianson, Richard Cooke
    Keywords:   Algae, Corn-Soybean, Dissolved Phosphorus, Eutrophication, Tile Drain
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492695
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  52. State and Federal Funding in Minnesota for Management of Drainage Water
    Authors:   Anna Bramblett, Timothy A Gillette
    Keywords:   conservation practice, program administration, management, water quality, standards.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492910
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  53. Development of a Macro-pore Flow and Transport component for DRAINMOD, a Step Towards Modeling Phosphorus Fate and Transport in Drained Agricultural Land
    Authors:   Manal H. Askar, Mohamed A. Youssef, George M. Chescheir, Dean L. Hesterberg, Aziz Amoozegar, R. Wayne Skaggs
    Keywords:   Agricultural drainage, DRAINMOD-P, Macropore flow, Phosphorus loss, Water quality modeling.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492913
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  54. Impact of nitrogen application timing and source on nitrate leaching and crop yield
    Authors:   Ainis Lagzdins, Carl Pederson, Linda Schott, Emily Waring, Matthew Helmers
    Keywords:   Drainage, nutrient management, water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493614
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  55. Factors impacting the variability of effectiveness of agricultural best management practices (BMPs) in Minnesota
    Authors:   Christian F Lenhart, Bruce N Wilson, Bradley Gordon
    Keywords:   Bmps, effectiveness, TMDLs, treatment, variability, water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162514120
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  56. Effects of Envelope Materials and Drain Holes Spacing on Sub-Surface Drainage System in Akure, Nigeria
    Authors:   Christopher Oluwakunmi AKINBILE, Remigius Chibuike Eze
    Keywords:   Envelope materials; drain hole spacing; sub-surface; drainage
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162471710
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  57. Tile discharge contributions deduced from high frequency stream nitrate data
    Authors:   Christopher S. Jones, Caroline Davis
    Keywords:   Nitrate; supply-limited; transport-limited; turning point
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162492825
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  58. Implementing a Multi-Purpose Drainage Management Plan
    Authors:   Chuck Brandel
    Keywords:   Agriculture, best management practices, ditch, drainage, drainage authority, nitrogen, nutrients, peak flow, phosphorus, quality, reduction, sediment, storage, total suspended solids, two-stage ditch, water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162493344
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  59. Potential of controlled drainage and sub-irrigation to manipulate groundwater table for mitigating acid loadings in Finnish acid sulfate soils
    Authors:   Seija Anneli Virtanen, Jaana Uusi-Kämppä, Peter Österholm, Anna Bonde, Markku Yli-Halla, W. Andriesse, M. E. F. van Mensvoort, D.L. Dent, L.S. Pons, P. Österholm, M. Åström, D. L. Dent, J. Palko, K Weppling, EU, M. Yli-Halla, N. van Breemen, P.
    Keywords:   acid sulfate soils, acidity of drain water, controlled drainage, EC, environmental protection, sulfate, subsurface drainage
    DOI:   10.13031/IDS.20162521555
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