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By A. B. Bottcher, F. T. Izuno

"Useful and usable. . . . Planners, farmers, different agriculturists, and regulators can all enjoy the info and insights."--Curtis J. Richardson, Director, Wetland heart, Duke University

The essays during this booklet pull jointly info on all facets of the Everglades Agricultural quarter that effect any water, soil, crop, or environmental administration determination within the area--including criminal and political verdicts.  Their significant emphasis is on water administration practices, primary soil make-up, and plant production.  even though the ebook explains the categorical environmental approaches that without delay difficulty Floridians, it additionally bargains with concerns and stipulations very important to humans all over who're drawn to source management.

Contents
Introduction, through Forrest T. Izuno and A. B. Bottcher
The background of Water administration in South Florida, through Forrest T. Izuno and A. B. Bottcher
Soils of the EAA, by way of George H. Snyder
Nitrogen within the natural Soils of the EAA, by way of P. Steven Porter and Charles A. Sanchez
Phosphorus within the natural Soils of the EAA, via Charles A. Sanchez and P. Steven Porter
Physical parts and Water administration within the Lake Okeechobee-EAA-WCA-ENP approach, through Forrest T. Izuno
EAA Water caliber examine, tracking, and Abatement courses, via T. Scott Wiggins and A.B. Bottcher
The financial value of the EAA and Water caliber administration, by means of José Alvarez, Gary D. Lynne, Thomas H. Spreen, and Robert A. Solove
Sugarcane construction within the EAA, through Frank J. Coale
Vegetable construction within the EAA, via Thomas J. Schueneman and Charles A. Sanchez
Sod creation within the EAA, by means of John L. Cisar, John J. Haydu, and L. B. McCarty
Rice and different Aquatic vegetation, by way of David B. Jones, George H. Snyder, and José Alvarez

A. B. Bottcher, president of Soil and Water Engineering know-how, Inc., Gainesville, Florida, has obtained the USDA's Distingished carrier award for his paintings within the EAA.  F. T. Izuno, affiliate professor of agricultural engineering on the Institute of nutrients and Agricultural Sciences, collage of Florida, has acquired the university's best examine award 5 times.  either editors have released broadly in refereed books and journals.

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1929. The chemical composition of Florida Everglades peat soils, with special reference to their inorganic constituents. Soil Science 28:1-11. A. 1948. Soils, geology, and water control in the Everglades region. Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 442. Gainesville: University of Florida. LOTAC II. 1990. Final report to the governor of the state of Florida under Executive Order 88-152. Tallahassee, Fla. SFWMD. 1985a. A closer look: Lake Okeechobee backpumping. West Palm Beach, Fla. 1985b.

113 6-4. Monthly EAA Supplemental Water Demands: 100% of Normal Rainfall. 115 6-5. Monthly EAA Supplemental Water Demands: 65% of Normal Rainfall. 116 6-6. Lake Okeechobee Operational Limits for Backpumping. 119 9-1. Florida Sugarcane Average Stalk Length and Elongation Rate. 229 10-1. Influence of Soil pH on Availability of Nutrients in Organic Soils. 243 10-2. Response of Carrots to Cu on Raw Sawgrass Peat. 245 10-3. Response of Lettuce to Cu on Raw Sawgrass Peat. 246 Page x 10-4. Cracked Stem in Celery Caused by a Boron Deficiency.

Finally, the crops grown in the EAA and their cultural and fertility requirements must be understood. Different crops require different amounts of nutrients and water for optimum growth and marketability. While they can easily be seen as the reason for importing nutrients (fertilizer requirements), they can also be looked on as vehicles for exporting (in produce) both artificially applied and naturally occurring nutrients from the EAA system. The purpose of this treatise is to gather together as much of the information relevant to EAA agricultural production and water quality and quantity as possible.

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