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Disposition of water from fruit crops and approaches to increase water use efficiency

University of Florida. Water Resources Research Center.

Disposition of water from fruit crops and approaches to increase water use efficiency

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Published by University of Florida, Water Resources Research Center in [Gainesville] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Fruit -- Water requirements.,
    • Fruit -- Irrigation.,
    • Fruit-culture -- Florida.,
    • Irrigation efficiency -- Florida.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDisposition of water from fruit crops and approaches to increase water use ...
      Statementby Jon F. Bartholic ... [et al.].
      SeriesPublication - Water Resources Research Center University of Florida ; no. 33, Publication (University of Florida. Water Resources Research Center) ;, no. 33.
      ContributionsBartholic, Jon F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB357.285 .F57 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 leaves in various foliations :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4694932M
      LC Control Number77621542

      Division of Statewide Integrated Water Management. Water Use and Efficiency Branch. A Proposed Methodology for Quantifying the Efficiency of Agricultural Water Use. A report to the Legislature pursuant to Section of the California Water Code. May 8, Edmund G. Brown Jr. John Laird Mark W. Cowin. SUMMARY Introduction – Flower regulation is a useful approach in pomegranate to manipulate the natural flowering and fruiting in such a way that it produces higher yield with quality fruits in desired season with sustainable use of farm resources. Flower transition is a most important phenomenon in pomegranate flowering process. The differentiation of vegetative primordial to Author: R. Kumar, P.L. Saroj, B.D. Sharma. Fruit breeding is an ancient technology with dynamic current technology and an exciting future (Janick and Moore, , ). In its broadest sense, fruit breeding refers to the purposeful genetic improvement of fruit crops through various techniques including selection, hybridization, mutation induction, and molecular Size: KB. These water conservation and use efficiency practices have resulted in an estimated saving of approximately million l/day, compared to its water use rates. These water reductions amount to approximately million l/year and saved the company approximately $ per .


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Disposition of water from fruit crops and approaches to increase water use efficiency by University of Florida. Water Resources Research Center. Download PDF EPUB FB2

DISPOSITION OF WATER FROM FRUIT CROPS AND APPROACHES TO INCREASE WATER USE EFFICIENCY by Jon F. Bartholic David W. Buchanan Tan Phung and Paul L. Ryan PUBLICATION NO. 33 FLORIDA WATER RESOU~CES RESEARCH CENTER RESEARCH PROJECT TECHNICAL COMPLETION REPORT OWRT Project Number BFLA Matching Grant Agreement.

Disposition of water from fruit crops and approaches to increase water use efficiency By Jon F. Bartholic, David W. Buchanan, Tan Phung and Paul L. Ryan Publisher: University of Florida (Gainesville, Fla.).

approaches to increase WUE in crops at the plant level with emphasis on potato and tomato. It is not a comprehensive review on WUE of horticultural crops.

route. However, the advent of genetic engineering in crop WATER USE EFFICIENCY Water use efficiency, defined as the amount of biomass produced per unit of water used in evapotranspiration (ET). Chapter 6. Crop productivity and water and nutrient use efficiency in humid and subhumid areas Wade E.

Thomason, Abdoulaye Mando, André Bationo, Maria Balota and William Payne Chapter 7. Nutrient management and water use efficiency for sustainable production of rain-fed crops in the World’s dry areas File Size: 6MB.

As the competition for the finite water resources on earth increases due to growth in population and affluence, agriculture is faced with intensifying pressure to improve the efficiency of water used for food production.

The causes for the relatively low water use efficiency in agriculture are numerous and complex, including environmental, biological, Cited by: water use efficiency or more importantly the water productivity.

This chapter explains in detail the concept and measurement of ‘water-use efficiency’ and ‘water productivity’ as applied at plant, field, farm, region/sub-basin, basin and national level through traditional and remote sensing based estimations.

Low water use efficiency of crops Lack of application and popularization of advanced irrigation facilities and techniques for high WUE of crops, the WUE is low compared with developed countries. According to the traditional management, seven times of irrigation in the growing season of winter wheat and summer corn are needed totally, the amount.

is used to define the relationship between crop produced and the amount of water involved in crop production, expressed as crop production per unit volume of water”. Perry et al. () mentioned that, conventionally, water use efficiency was defined in the past as a productivity term “output of crop per unit of water “.

Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Vegetable Crop Production: From Plant to Irrigation Systems Efficiency Article (PDF Available) in HortTechnology 21(3). a) not growing water-thirsty crops in this arid climate b) raising the historically low cost of water to encourage water conservation c) reducing water waste by improving irrigation efficiency D) ALL OF THESE ANSWERS e) reducing water waste by improving irrigation efficiency and not growing water-thirsty crops in this arid climate.

Fruits, vegetables and root crops contain 65 to 95 percent of water and their post-harvest life depends on the rate at which they use up their stored food reserves and their rate of water losses.

When food and water reserves are exhausted the produce dies and decays. CHAPTER 5 Water efficiency in agriculture Globally, agriculture is the largest user of water1 and also uses 85% of the water withdrawn in the MENA region. Additionally, water use in agriculture is often highly inefficient with only a fraction of the water diverted for agriculture effectively used for plant growth, with the rest drained or lost viaFile Size: KB.

A final synthesis will underline the actual gap concerning water use efficiency in the Mediterranean region. This gap will constitute a field of research designated to improve water use efficiency of agriculture in this region.

Methodology for determination of water use efficiency. Two approaches can be considered to determine water use Cited by: Start studying AP enviornmental unit 3. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. all of the following are improvements or additions to agriculture that would increase the efficiency of water use and the quality of run off except.

irrigation of annual crops. It has been advocated that in the future, evapo-transpiration and water-use efficiency of crops will alter with climate change (Thomas, ; Mo et al., ).

To ensure that crop systems can adapt to the changing climate, it is important to understand how climate change affects agriculture and water-use efficiency (Mo et al., ). Agricultural Water Conservation, Productivity, and Transfers.

This chapter is a product of the Agricultural Water Conservation, Productivity, and Transfers Workgroup. May May i. potential future opportunities to improve water use efficiency in. On the other hand, mulching increase water use efficiency were reduced the water evaporation from soilsurfaces (Gregory, and Davies et al., Author: Peter J Gregory.

Water Use Efficiency, Scheduling, Water Requirement, Climate Model 1. Introduction Water is the major limiting factor for crop diversification and production. More than 80% of water resources have been exploited for agricultural irrigation. [1] How to cite this paper: Beshir, S. () Review on Estimation of Crop Water Re-File Size: KB.

sectoral approaches for improved water productivity, such as multiple use of water, reducing postharvest losses and basin studies will be discussed briefl y. Increasing Crop Water Productivity Opportunities for improving crop water productivity mainly lie in choosing adapted, water-effi cient crops, reducing unproductive.

2. Water use in agriculture. Some figures at different scales illustrate the amount of water used in agriculture. Globally, some ×10 3 km 3 of water were used in agriculture in ().While significant amounts of water are used in animal production and food processing, water availability limits animal production mostly through the production of fodder crops and Cited by: to increase crop productivity and water use efficiency under availability of water in both dry and irrigated areas.

Ecological aspect of water Water is a vital component of agriculture and a major part of fruits, vegetables and cereal foods consumed by humans, their food grains fed to animals that are used. The evaporation from soil surface was accounted percentage of total evapotranspiration of crop land.

2,3 Several researchers reported that the mulching with agricultural waste such as straw, compost, grass clippings and leaves, etc. had increased the water retention and prevented the soil evaporation. 4,5,6,7 Higher water use efficiency Cited by: 3.

Indian Agriculture % of water consumed for agriculture Lower productivity of most of the major crops Real problem: wastage of water & lack of Demand management, not shortage Wasteful utilisation of water resources diminish crop productivity resulting in lower efficiency.

Water and food safety are two major challenges which the world faces today. Traditional water management focuses on the reduction of water use through improvements in water saving by:   Global crop production will have to double to feed this growing population unless we learn to reduce waste and use water more efficiently.

Given that one liter of water is needed to produce one calorie of food, it will take up to 6, cubic kilometers of additional water annually to feed another billion people. Improving Water and Nutrient Use Efficiency in Food Production Systems provides professionals, students, and policy makers with an in-depth view of various aspects of water and nutrient us in crop production.

The book covers topics related to global economic, political, and social issues related to food production and distribution, describes various strategies and mechanisms that increase Price: $ Step 3. Estimate the water use rate of fruit crops. Table 3 provides information on average daily water use for various fruit crops in southern Ontario as affected by ground cover.

The average daily water use rates are derived from long-term average weekly maximum evapotranspiration at Ridgetown, Simcoe and Windsor using various crop Reviewed: 07/   Water conservation and efficiency can help people curb their water use, and while the two terms might seem like the same thing – as both achieve the same goal of using less water – they approach water savings differently.

Water Conservation. Noted water conservation expert, Amy Vickers, author of the book Water Conservation, defines. the (soil-stored) available water, then applying what has been used + 20% for efficiency loss. Example: a mature standard size (large) fruit tree occupying an area of feet².

A rooting depth of 3 feet, loam soil, and a daily water use (ET) of inches/day in Size: KB. Using science to better conserve water resources. To ensure food security and sustainable water management for agriculture, there is an urgent need to produce more crop per drop of water used in the agricultural sector and hence ensure that water use efficiency is increased without negative impacts on downstream water quantity and quality.

Management of Production Problems in Tropical Fruit Crops due to off-site impacts on run-off, sediments, nutri-ents movement, and mobility of livestock and as-sociated species including predators, pests and biocontrol agents.

Good practices related to soil include maintaining or improving soil organic matter through the use of. on crop water-use efficiency during the past century, but much work resulted in empirical conclusions that seemed con-fusing or contradictory.

However, re-cent developments in the understanding of the physical and physiological pro-cesses regulating crop growth and water loss allow crop water-use efficiency to be analyzed in quantitative. • Drought and water scarcity is a constant threat • Greater expansion of ground water irrigation • Poor ground water quality (saline / brackish water) • Deterioration of soil health in the intensively cultivated areas • Low rainwater use efficiency and low crop productivity • Dominance of small and marginal farmers.

Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum ; C3) plants increase their water use efficiency (WUE) under abiotic stress and are suggested to show characteristics of C4 photosynthesis in stems, petioles, and transmitting tract cells.

The tobacco stress-induced Aquaporin1 (NtAQP1) functions as both water and CO2 channel. In tobacco plants, overexpression of NtAQP1.

Adoption of an intelligent irrigation scheduling technique and its effect on water use efficiency for tomato crops in arid regions Fawzi Said Mohammad1, Hussein Mohammed Al-Ghobari1, Mohamed Said Abdalla El Marazky *1, 2 1Department of Agricultural Engineering, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University.

() Disposition of Water from Fruit Crops and Approaches to Increase Water Use Efficiency (Febru ) Bartholic, J.F., Buchanan, D.W., Phung, T. and Ryan, P.L. () Interrelationships Between Certain Microorganisms and Some Aspects of Sediment-Water Nutrient Exchange in Two Bayou Estua (Ap ) Moshiri, G.A.

[document. Figure 1 Water use efficiency and water absorption of GM glyphosate-tolerant following glyphosate application. Glyphosate-tolerant plants required percent more water per gram of dry biomass (left) following a single application of recommended levels of glyphosate ( g a.e.

ha-1). At highest exposure there is a fold difference. A tactical approach to addressing this challenge is to promote biodiversity and utilization of the neglected and underutilized crop species in the dietary and food pattern of the people [5, 82, 83].

The MNUGLs could increase food production levels, diversify the human diet, and enhance sustainable utilization of broad spectrum of climate smart Author: Jacob Popoola, Omena Ojuederie, Conrad Omonhinmin, Adegoke Adegbite.

Water use efficiency in agriculture 16 Virtual water flow 18 Programs and technologies related to water use efficiency 19 Institutional and policy aspects 19 Watershed development for water use efficiency in the agriculture sector 21 Water rights and water pricing 24 5 Conclusions The majority of agricultural irrigation water in the state is applied to row crops.

Water efficiency practices that reduce overhead sprinkler operation can save water and energy costs for vegetable and small fruit farmers. Orchard-grown crops often use very little, if any, applied water, but micro-irrigation.

aimed at increasing the efficiency of water use in agriculture and at conserving water resources by reduc-ing future consumption. The Euphrates River is km long and its middle traverses a wide floodplain in Syria, where it is used extensively for irrigation, and the Euphrates Dam is ft (70 m) high.

The total estimated water use.Chapter 2 describes the processes that affect water use requirements for a crop, field, farm, group of farms, or project level evaluation. The processes include evaluation of crop water use, climatic relationship and data, refer-ence crop evapotranspiration, crop coefficients, leaching requirements for.Reprinted from: Issues in new crops and new uses.

J. Janick and A. Whipkey (eds.). ASHS Press, Alexandria, VA. New Fruit Crops With High Water Use Efficiency Y. Mizrahi*, E. Raveh, E. Yossov, A. Nerd, and J.

Ben-Asher In Israel the major limiting factor to allow profitable agricultural activities is lack of water. Dry land.