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Agricultural water demands in North Carolina

Robert S. Sowell

Agricultural water demands in North Carolina

by Robert S. Sowell

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Published by Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina in Raleigh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation water -- North Carolina -- Data processing.,
    • Irrigation water -- North Carolina -- Linear programming.,
    • Irrigation farming -- North Carolina -- Data processing.,
    • Irrigation farming -- North Carolina -- Linear programming.,
    • Crops -- Water requirements -- Data processing.,
    • Crops -- Water requirements -- Linear programming.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 51-52.

      Statementby Robert S. Sowell, Ronald E. Sneed, and L. H. Chen.
      SeriesReport - Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina ; no. 114, Report (Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina) ;, no. 114.
      ContributionsSneed, Ronald E., joint author., Chen, L. H., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1694.N8 N6 no. 114, S616.U6 N6 no. 114
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 262 p. :
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4696642M
      LC Control Number77623821

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