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Crop evapotranspiration : guidelines for computing crop water requirements
(First edition: 1998, this reprint: 2004). This publication presents an updated procedure for calculating reference and crop evapotranspiration from meteorological data and crop coefficients. The
AquaCrop-The FAO Crop Model to Simulate Yield Response to Water: I. Concepts and Underlying Principles
This article introduces the FAO crop model AquaCrop. It simulates attainable yields of major herbaceous crops as a function of water consumption under rainfed, supplemental, deficit, and full
AquaCrop—The FAO Crop Model to Simulate Yield Response to Water: III. Parameterization and Testing for Maize
The first crop chosen to parameterize and test the new FAO AquaCrop model is maize (Zea mays L.). Working mainly with data sets from 6 yr of maize field experiments at Davis, CA, plus another 4 yr of
AquaCrop — The FAO Crop Model to Simulate Yield Response to Water: II. Main Algorithms and Software Description
The AquaCrop model was developed to replace the former FAO I&D Paper 33 procedures for the estimation of crop productivity in relation to water supply and agronomic management in a framework based on
Crop yield response to water
ing from the scientific understanding and technological advances achieved over the last few decades, and relying on a network of several scientific institutions, FAO has packaged a set of tools in
Green roofs as a tool for solving the rainwater runoff problem in the urbanized 21st century
During the last two decades, a large amount of research has been published in German on the reduction of rainwater runoff for different types of roof greening. This paper analyzes the original
FAO-56 Dual Crop Coefficient Method for Estimating Evaporation from Soil and Application Extensions
Crop coefficient curves provide simple, reproducible means to estimate crop evapotranspiration (ET) from weather-based reference ET values. The dual crop coefficient sKcd method of the Food and
Deficit irrigation as an on-farm strategy to maximize crop water productivity in dry areas
Deficit irrigation (DI) has been widely investigated as a valuable and sustainable production strategy in dry regions. By limiting water applications to drought-sensitive growth stages, this practice
A recommendation on standardized surface resistance for hourly calculation of reference ETo by the FAO56 Penman-Monteith method
Abstract Continued development of networks of electronic weather stations worldwide has increased the availability of weather data for calculating ETo on an hourly basis. There has been question and
Simulating Yield Response of Quinoa to Water Availability with AquaCrop
The modeling of yield response to water is expected to play an increasingly important role in the optimization of crop water productivity (WP) in agriculture. During 3 yr (2004―2007), field