Water-use efficiency and productivity trends in Australian irrigated cotton: a review

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Roth, Guy, Harris, Graham, Gillies, Malcolm, Montgomery, Janelle and Wigginton, David. 2013. "Water-use efficiency and productivity trends in Australian irrigated cotton: a review." Crop and Pasture Science. 64 (12), pp. 1033-1048. https://doi.org/10.1071/CP13315
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Water-use efficiency and productivity trends in Australian irrigated cotton: a review

ERA Journal ID5177
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsRoth, Guy (Author), Harris, Graham (Author), Gillies, Malcolm (Author), Montgomery, Janelle (Author) and Wigginton, David (Author)
Journal TitleCrop and Pasture Science
Journal Citation64 (12), pp. 1033-1048
Number of Pages16
Year2013
PublisherCSIRO Publishing
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
ISSN0004-9409
1836-0947
1836-5795
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1071/CP13315
Web Address (URL)http://www.publish.csiro.au/cp/cp13315
Abstract

Community concerns about environmental issues and scarcity of water in major cotton-growing areas in Australia have stimulated the industry to improve on-farm water-use efficiency and productivity. Governments and industry have made considerable investments to improve water-management outcomes. The data presented in this paper confirm that the research and development investments and activities of farmers in irrigation improvement projects have paid excellent dividends. For scientists, it shows the positive outcomes of previous research projects and opens up new avenues for further research.

Keywordscotton; irrigation; crop improvement; water efficiency
Contains Sensitive ContentDoes not contain sensitive content
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020300207. Agricultural systems analysis and modelling
300201. Agricultural hydrology
300499. Crop and pasture production not elsewhere classified
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Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Byline AffiliationsCotton Catchment Communities Cooperative Research Centre, Australia
No affiliation
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Queensland
National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture
Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales
DW Consulting Services, Australia
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