Emerging technologies for sustainable irrigation: Selected papers from the 2015 ASABE and IA irrigation symposium

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dc.contributor.author Lamm, Freddie R.
dc.contributor.author Stone, K. C.
dc.contributor.author Dukes, M. D.
dc.contributor.author Howell, T. A., Sr.
dc.contributor.author Robbins, J. W. D., Jr.
dc.contributor.author Mecham, B. Q.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-20T17:36:32Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-20T17:36:32Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/34085
dc.description Citation: Lamm, F. R., Stone, K. C., Dukes, M. D., Howell, T. A., Sr., Robbins, J. W. D., Jr., & Mecham, B. Q. (2016). Emerging technologies for sustainable irrigation: Selected papers from the 2015 ASABE and IA irrigation symposium. Transactions of the Asabe, 59(1), 155-161. doi:10.13031/trans.59.11706
dc.description.abstract This article is an introduction to the "Emerging Technologies in Sustainable Irrigation: A Tribute to the Career of Terry Howell, Sr." Special Collection in this issue of Transactions of the ASABE and the next issue of Applied Engineering in Agriculture, consisting of 16 articles selected from 62 papers and presentations at the joint irrigation symposium of ASABE and the Irrigation Association (IA), which was held in November 2015 in Long Beach, California. The joint cooperation on irrigation symposia between ASABE and IA can be traced back to 1970, and this time period roughly coincides with the career of Dr. Howell. The cooperative symposia have offered an important venue for discussion of emerging technologies that can lead to sustainable irrigation. This most recent symposium is another point on the continuum. The articles in this Special Collection address three major topic areas: evapotranspiration measurement and determination, irrigation systems and their associated technologies, and irrigation scheduling and water management. While these 16 articles are not inclusive of all the important advances in irrigation since 1970, they illustrate that continued progress occurs by combining a recognition of the current status with the postulation of new ideas to advance our understanding of irrigation engineering and science. The global food and water challenges will require continued progress from our portion of the scientific community. This article serves to introduce and provide a brief summary of the Special Collection. © 2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.59.11706
dc.rights © 2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
dc.rights.uri http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0001-2351/
dc.subject Center-Pivot Sprinkler Irrigation
dc.subject Deficit Irrigation
dc.subject Evapotranspiration
dc.subject Irrigation Management
dc.subject Irrigation Scheduling
dc.subject Microirrigation
dc.title Emerging technologies for sustainable irrigation: Selected papers from the 2015 ASABE and IA irrigation symposium
dc.type Article
dc.date.published 2016
dc.citation.doi 10.13031/trans.59.11706
dc.citation.epage 161
dc.citation.issn 2151-0032
dc.citation.issue 1
dc.citation.jtitle Transactions of the ASABE
dc.citation.spage 155
dc.citation.volume 59
dc.contributor.authoreid flamm


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