Water savings and on-farm production effects when irrigation technology changes
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Water savings and on-farm production effects when irrigation technology changes the case of the Klamath Basin by Susan Melissa Burke

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  • Irrigation -- Technological innovations -- Klamath River Watershed (Or. and Calif.),
  • Irrigation efficiency -- Klamath River Watershed (Or. and Calif.)

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Statementby Susan M. Burke.
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Pagination143 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages143
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Open LibraryOL15560040M

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