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Selective Deficit Irrigation on 10,440 Hectares of Tree Farm: A Case Study of a Successful Emergency and Drastic Irrigation Cost Saving Measure
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: 5th National Decennial Irrigation Conference Proceedings, 5-8 December 2010, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona USA IRR10-9596.(doi:10.13031/2013.35869)
Authors: Nabil Mohamed
Keywords: Deficit irrigation, Scientific Irrigation Management, I-SCADA, Drip irrigation, Pacific Albus, Hybrid Poplar, Fiber
Early 2009 the depressed US housing and timber markets forced a cutback in lumber production at the saw mill located on GreenWood Resources (GWR) Boardman Tree Farm (BTF). The decreased revenues necessitated a significant reduction in the 2009 operating budget of BTF.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)