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Variability of Cotton Yield and Quality
(Taylor and Francis, 2001)
Precision agriculture technologies offer an opportunity to vary production inputs within a field. Variable rate application offers the potential to increase production efficiency and minimize potential adverse environmental ...
Threads for the Future: Value Chain Analysis at PCCA
Plains Cotton Cooperative Association (PCCA) is a highly successful cotton cooperative that has consistently earned strong returns through value-added approaches. The case focuses on the strengths and linkages in PCCAs ...
Techonology Adoption in Agriculture: Implications for Ground Water Conservation in Texas High Plains
(Elsevier B.V, 2001)
The impact of technology adoption (advanced irrigation technologies and anticipated biotechnological advances) on the sustainability of agricultural activities in the Texas High Plains of the US is evaluated in this study. ...
Estimating the Potential to Reduce Agricultural Irrigation Water Demand in West Central Texas
The purpose of this paper is to assess future agricultural irrigation demand and estimate the potential for water savings from advanced irrigation technology adoption in Region F, an area encompassing 32 West Central Texas ...
Cost Comparison of Alternative Stripper and Picker Cotton Harveting Systems
(American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 2001)
Abstract. This study provides cost estimates of alternative cotton harvesting methods, including four-, six-, eight-, and two individual four-row strippers and equipment combinations without and with bur extractors and ...
Multispectral Reflectance of Cotton Related to Plant Growth, Soil Water and Texture, and Site Elevation
(The American Society of Agronomy, 2001)
Radiometric data can be useful to determine the impact of field heterogeneity, irrigation, and fertilization on plant water and N use. A 2-yr (1998-1999) study was conducted on the South Texas High Plains to investigate ...