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A Short Overview of Measures for Securing Water Resources for Irrigated Crop Production

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A Short Overview of Measures for Securing Water Resources for Irrigated Crop Production. / Jensen, Christian R.; Ørum, Jens Erik; Pedersen, S.M.; Andersen, Mathias Neumann; Plauborg, Finn; Liu, Fulai; Jacobsen, S-E.

In: Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, Vol. 200, No. 5, 2014, p. 333-343.

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Harvard

Jensen, CR, Ørum, JE, Pedersen, SM, Andersen, MN, Plauborg, F, Liu, F & Jacobsen, S-E 2014, 'A Short Overview of Measures for Securing Water Resources for Irrigated Crop Production', Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, vol. 200, no. 5, pp. 333-343. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12067

APA

Jensen, C. R., Ørum, J. E., Pedersen, S. M., Andersen, M. N., Plauborg, F., Liu, F., & Jacobsen, S-E. (2014). A Short Overview of Measures for Securing Water Resources for Irrigated Crop Production. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 200(5), 333-343. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12067

CBE

Jensen CR, Ørum JE, Pedersen SM, Andersen MN, Plauborg F, Liu F, Jacobsen S-E. 2014. A Short Overview of Measures for Securing Water Resources for Irrigated Crop Production. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 200(5):333-343. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12067

MLA

Jensen, Christian R. et al. "A Short Overview of Measures for Securing Water Resources for Irrigated Crop Production". Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 2014, 200(5). 333-343. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12067

Vancouver

Jensen CR, Ørum JE, Pedersen SM, Andersen MN, Plauborg F, Liu F et al. A Short Overview of Measures for Securing Water Resources for Irrigated Crop Production. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 2014;200(5):333-343. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12067

Author

Jensen, Christian R. ; Ørum, Jens Erik ; Pedersen, S.M. ; Andersen, Mathias Neumann ; Plauborg, Finn ; Liu, Fulai ; Jacobsen, S-E. / A Short Overview of Measures for Securing Water Resources for Irrigated Crop Production. In: Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 2014 ; Vol. 200, No. 5. pp. 333-343.

Bibtex

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