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Assessing impacts and targeting of agricultural conservation practices
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture initiated the Conservation Effects Assessment Project in 2003 to quantify water quality and wildlife benefits of conservation programs funded by the 2002 Farm Security and Rural Investment Act. This study examined...
Playa wetland plant and soil response to predicted climate and land use change in the southern Great Plains
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
, and microbial community and structure; (2) compare ecosystem response to changing climatic conditions between Northern (Nebraska) and Southern (Texas) playa soils; and (3) assess effectsof increased agricultural nitrogen inputs on playa plant communities...
Analysis of twenty-five years of heavy rainfall events in the Texas Hill Country
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
climate stations in the region; the period examined for this study was 1982-2006. Days with measurable precipitation were treated as a gamma distribution in order to determine the top 2%, 1%, and 0.5% to define events as unusual, rare, and extreme...
Polyacrylamide amendment for erosion and runoff control on soils of differing characteristics
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
The use of anionic polyacrylamide (PAM) as a soil amendment is an emerging conservation practice. However, guidelines have not been developed with considerations of soil properties and topographic characteristics. The ...