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  • A Comparative Study for Estimating Crop Evapotranspiration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

    A Comparative Study for Estimating Crop Evapotranspiration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

    University of California, Davis (UC Davis) | April 23, 2018...
    Summary

    Consumptive water use by crops, often referred to as evapotranspiration (ET), is frequently the largest component of an agricultural region’s water balance. This study...

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  • Agricultural Water Conservation and Efficiency Potential in California

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    Agricultural Water Conservation and Efficiency Potential in California

    Pacific Institute | June 10, 2014...
    Summary

    Agriculture uses about 80 percent of California’s developed water supply. As such a large user, it is heavily impacted by the availability and...

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  • Agricultural Water Use Efficiency (Resource Management Strategy)

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    Agricultural Water Use Efficiency (Resource Management Strategy)

    Department of Water Resources | July 29, 2016...
    Summary

    The agricultural water use efficiency strategy describes the use and application of scientific processes to control agricultural water delivery and use to achieve...

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  • Bulletin No. 6, Irrigation Requirements of California Lands, being Appendix “B” Report to the Legislature of 1923 of the Water Resources of California

  • California Agricultural Production and Irrigated Water Use

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    California Agricultural Production and Irrigated Water Use

    Congressional Research Service | June 30, 2015...
    Summary

    California ranks as the leading agricultural state in the United States in terms of farm-level sales.  In 2012, California’s farm-level sales totaled nearly...

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  • California Simulation of Evapotranspiration of Applied Water and Agricultural Energy Use in California

    California Simulation of Evapotranspiration of Applied Water and Agricultural Energy Use in California

    Journal of Integrative Agriculture | August 15, 2013...
    Summary

    The California Simulation of Evapotranspiration of Applied Water (Cal-SIMETAW) model is a new tool developed by the California Department of Water Resources and...

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  • California’s Next Million Acre-Feet: Saving Water, Energy, and Money

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    California’s Next Million Acre-Feet: Saving Water, Energy, and Money

    Pacific Institute | September 26, 2010...
    Summary

    A new analysis from the Pacific Institute recommends specific actions that can annually save a million acre-feet of water quickly and at a...

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  • Climate-smart management of soil water storage: statewide analysis of California perennial crops

    Climate-smart management of soil water storage: statewide analysis of California perennial crops

    Environmental Research Letters | April 9, 2019...
    Summary

    The FAO-56 dual crop coefficient model was used to simulate site-specific irrigation management to quantify the green water resource (rainfall stored in soil)...

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  • Cover cropping and no-tillage improve soil health in an arid irrigated cropping system in California’s San Joaquin Valley, USA

    Cover cropping and no-tillage improve soil health in an arid irrigated cropping system in California’s San Joaquin Valley, USA

    Soil and Tillage Research, Elsevier | January 3, 2017...
    Summary

    The concept of soil health has attracted considerable attention during the past two decades, but few studies have focused on the effects on...

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  • Future land-use related water demand in California

    Future land-use related water demand in California

    Environmental Research Letters | May 18, 2019...
    Summary

    Water shortages in California are a growing concern amidst ongoing drought, earlier spring snowmelt, projected future climate warming, and currently mandated water use restrictions....

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