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Irrigation-induced erosion reduces yields and muddies rivers

Trout, T.J. and Carter, D.L. and Sojka, R.E. (1994) Irrigation-induced erosion reduces yields and muddies rivers. Irrigation Journal. 44(1):8-12.

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The Snake River plain in southern
Idaho was a desert until ambitious
and far-sighted men built dams and
canals early in this century. The result
was green oases with names like Magic
Valley and Treasure Valley. and world
famous Idaho Potatoes. Nearly four million
acres are now irrigated in southern
Idaho producing a wide variety of crops.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0839
Subjects: Irrigation > Furrow irrigation > Erosion
Soil > Erosion
Practical farm efficiency
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:53
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2016 19:00
Item ID: 618