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- Parish, Richard L.; Chaney, Patrick P.
- Applied engineering in agriculture 1986 v.2 no.2 pp. 94-96
- agricultural experiment stations, etc ; agricultural engineering; application rate; fertilizer spreaders; reference works; Louisiana; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... Operations of drop-type fertilizer spreaders often assume that the spreader meters in a volumetric manner; i.e. delivery rate per revolution is constant and independent of speed. At least one major reference work on the subject states that this assumption is true. A test was run at the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station using two popular drop-type spreaders and two materials under controlle ...
- Thompson, A.E.
- Economic botany 1985 v.39 no.4 pp. 436
- agricultural experiment stations, etc ; Agricultural Research Service; Cuphea; Grindelia; Lesquerella; arid lands; buffaloes; chemical composition; domestication; food plants; foods; gourds; hydroxy fatty acids; indigenous peoples; indigenous species; industry; irrigated farming; irrigation water; jojoba; medium chain fatty acids; new crops; ornamental plants; research and development; research programs; resins; water use; Sonoran Desert; Southwestern United States; Show all 28 Subjects
- ... Agricultural production in the arid Southwest is heavily dependent upon water for irrigation. If current trends of water use continue, the amount of water available to agriculture in the year 2000 will only meet approximately 50% of the needs of currently available irrigated crop land. Development of new crops with low irrigation needs is of highest priority. None of the major crop plants of the w ...