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Weed control in western irrigation and drainage systems

F. L. Timmons

Weed control in western irrigation and drainage systems

losses caused by weeds : costs and benefits of weed control

by F. L. Timmons

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service in [Beltsville, Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Control,
  • Irrigation canals and flumes,
  • Weeds

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F. L. Timmons
    SeriesARS 34 -- 14, ARS 34 -- 14.
    ContributionsUnited States. Agricultural Research Service, United States. Bureau of Reclamation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25576790M
    OCLC/WorldCa23437947

    'Alternate wetting and drying' (AWD) is a water management technique, practiced to cultivate irrigated lowland rice with much less water than the usual system of maintaining continuous standing water in the crop field. It is a method of controlled and intermittent irrigation. Drainage systems provide hydrological shortcuts and are responsible for increased chemical losses to water resources. Some irrigation systems have resulted in drastic changes in river and estuarine ecosystems, as well as land degradation through salinization and sodium buildup, and have been sources of international conflict.

    Formally referred to as MOP Canal Automation for Irrigation Systems, this book focuses on the technical aspects of modernizing irrigation systems through the use of automated canal control systems. MOP is an essential reference for professionals in agricultural and irrigation engineering, as well as owners, managers, and operators of. Aquatic weeds (emergent, floating and submerged) interfere with the static and flow water system. They cause tremendous loss of water from water bodies like lakes and dams through evapo-transpiration. In flowing water system, aquatic weeds impede the flow of water in irrigation canals and drainage .

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(Francis Leonard), Cited by: 3. The results are given of a survey conducted in covering the 17 western States (7 Bureau of Reclamation regions) and are based on data given in 47 reports from authorities in answer to a questionnaire. The following information concerning western irrigation systems is given for the 7 indivi- dual regions and for the total area: % of infestation by different types of aquatic and Author: F.

Timmons. Weed control in western irrigation and drainage systems: losses caused by weeds: costs and benefits of weed control / By F. (Francis Leonard) Timmons, United States. Agricultural Research Service. and United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Abstract. The book provides practical guidance on the identification and diagnosis of problems arising from weeds in open channel systems.

It describes a maintenance strategy that incorporates: 1. The book contains 14 chapters and provides information on the latest developments in micro irrigation system components, practical aspects of water treatment and filtration, fertigation, monitoring and control, and maintenance of micro irrigation systems.

A WEED REPORTfrom the book Weed Control in Natural Areas in the Western United States Ladysthumb and pale smartweed These plants grow in wet locations, so burning is not a feasible control method. Improving drainage can help to control smartweed populations. Weed control is an essential part advantage over weeds.

Areas with poor drainage tend to result in the buildup of nutsedge species that can Annual grasses and small-seeded broadleaf weeds: Irrigation or rainfall of 1/2 to 1 inch needed for proper activation. Agronomy Irrigation & Drainage, TIllage 37 Mulch Tillage Full-width tillage involving one or more tillage trips which disturbs all of the soil surface but leaves greater than 30% cover.

Tillage tools such as chisels, field cultivators, disks, sweeps or blades are used. Weed control is accomplished with crop protection products and/or. planning, designing, evaluating, and managing irrigation systems. It pro-vides the process for states to supplement the guide with local soils, crops, and irrigation water requirement information needed to plan, design, evalu-ate, and manage irrigation systems.

Irrigation Guide, Partis a new handbook to the family of references in. Weed Control Methods Handbook, The Nature Conservancy, Tu et al. This Handbook is divided into eight chapters, covering a range of different control methods. More often than not, however, successful weed control requires the combination or sequential use of several methods (called integrated weed.

Weed Control in Natural Areas in the Western United States was published by the Weed Research and Information Center at the University of California and can be purchased in California from the California Invasive Plant Council or directly at this link CLICK HERE.

DRAINAGE OF IRRIGATED LANDS is the ninth in a series of training manuals on irrigation. It discusses the need for drainage in irrigated areas, focussing on drainage at the farm level. Irrigation and Drainage notes that FAIR data sharing allows for access to shared data under restrictions (e.g., to protect confidential or proprietary information) but notes that the FAIR principles encourage you to share data in ways that are as open as possible (but that can be as closed as necessary).

distribution systems. Photographs of aquatic weeds growing in irrigation systems in figure 1 illustrate the types commonly encountered on irrigation projects. A Bureau of Reclamation guide [l]* having colored illustrations of aquatics common to irrigation projects of the Western United States is suggested for identifi- cation of a particular.

Most of the western U.S. Great Plains—much of it part of the former Dust Bowl area—uses center-pivot irrigation systems supported by the large (,square-mile) Ogallala aquifer, which is a relatively shallow and accessible water source (figureleft). Aquatic Weed Killer® is also limited and can be used only for control of submersed weeds in irrigation and drainage canals managed by the Bureau of Reclamation and cooperating water user organizations in several western states (AZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT.

Anything that limits turf growth sets the stage for weed invasion. Virginia Tech’s Extension Turfgrass Weed Specialist, Dr.

Shawn Askew, always reminds us that the absolute BEST weed control in the lawn IS the lawn. The ideal way to keep weeds at bay is to manage your lawn appropriately re: fertilization, mowing, aeration, irrigation, and so. Weed control is the botanical component of pest control, which attempts to stop weeds, especially noxious weeds, from competing with desired flora and fauna including domesticated plants and livestock, and in natural settings preventing non native species competing with native species.

Weed control is important in s include hand cultivation with hoes, powered cultivation. Weed Control Methods for River Basin Management. Management. DOI link for Weed Control Methods for River Basin Management. Weed Control Methods for River Basin Management book. By E.O. Gangstad.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published flood control, agriculture, irrigation and drainage, values of lands, conservation of wildlife and.Problems dealing with root dieback, leaf moisture, thatch, runoff and weed control can be greatly lessened through an irrigation system audit.

It has been documented that most landscape clients who control the frequency and run time of their systems tend to irrigate for the dry spots, meaning they simply allow the system to run until the entire.