Analysis: Demonstration projects compared
AuthorsRichard B. Smith
J. D. Oster
Authors AffiliationsRichard B. Smith is Senior Agronomist at Boyle Engineering Corporation, Frenso; J. D. Oster is Extension Soils and Water Specialist at UC Riverside.
Hilgardia 45(2):11-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n02p11. March 1991.
In this discussion of the two projects and their different results, the Five Points project is denoted as DWR, for the sponsoring California Department of Water Resources, and the Stratford project is denoted as UC, for the sponsoring UC Salinity and Drainage Task Force. (Ed.)
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