Agricultural Water Management

(The H4-Index of Agricultural Water Management is 53. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Water use indicators and economic analysis for on-farm irrigation decision: A case study of a super high density olive tree orchard265
A deep learning CNN architecture applied in smart near-infrared analysis of water pollution for agricultural irrigation resources219
Modeling daily reference evapotranspiration via a novel approach based on support vector regression coupled with whale optimization algorithm175
Groundwater quality forecasting using machine learning algorithms for irrigation purposes143
Smart irrigation monitoring and control strategies for improving water use efficiency in precision agriculture: A review141
Climate change impact on yields and water use of wheat and maize in the North China Plain under future climate change scenarios120
Soil water balance models for determining crop water and irrigation requirements and irrigation scheduling focusing on the FAO56 method and the dual Kc approach111
Estimation of daily maize transpiration using support vector machines, extreme gradient boosting, artificial and deep neural networks models106
Attribution of meteorological, hydrological and agricultural drought propagation in different climatic regions of China102
Forecasting evapotranspiration in different climates using ensembles of recurrent neural networks96
Drip fertigation significantly increased crop yield, water productivity and nitrogen use efficiency with respect to traditional irrigation and fertilization practices: A meta-analysis in China95
Alternate wetting and drying: A water-saving and ecofriendly rice production system94
Forecast of short-term daily reference evapotranspiration under limited meteorological variables using a hybrid bi-directional long short-term memory model (Bi-LSTM)87
Water utilization in intercropping: A review87
Spatial-temporal dynamics of agricultural drought in the Loess Plateau under a changing environment: Characteristics and potential influencing factors85
Research into the super-absorbent polymers on agricultural water84
A hybrid CNN-GRU model for predicting soil moisture in maize root zone82
Nitrogen fertilizer management effects on soil nitrate leaching, grain yield and economic benefit of summer maize in Northwest China80
Dynamic game in agriculture and industry cross-sectoral water pollution governance in developing countries79
Spatio-temporal analysis of drought and return periods over the East African region using Standardized Precipitation Index from 1920 to 201679
Determining irrigation amount and fertilization rate to simultaneously optimize grain yield, grain nitrogen accumulation and economic benefit of drip-fertigated spring maize in northwest China78
Sustainable management of agricultural water and land resources under changing climate and socio-economic conditions: A multi-dimensional optimization approach77
Modeling the combined impacts of deficit irrigation, rising temperature and compost application on wheat yield and water productivity77
Evaluation of hydroponic systems for the cultivation of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L., var. Longifolia) and comparison with protected soil-based cultivation75
Minimizing water and nutrient losses from soilless cropping in southern Europe73
Modeling long-term dynamics of crop evapotranspiration using deep learning in a semi-arid environment73
Nano-fertilizers improved drought tolerance in wheat under deficit irrigation70
Effects of grass vegetation coverage and position on runoff and sediment yields on the slope of Loess Plateau, China69
Methods to estimate evapotranspiration in humid and subtropical climate conditions69
Interactive effects of mulching practice and nitrogen rate on grain yield, water productivity, fertilizer use efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions of rainfed summer maize in northwest China68
Towards a sustainable viticulture: The combination of deficit irrigation strategies and agroecological practices in Mediterranean vineyards. A review and update65
Prediction of crop coefficients from fraction of ground cover and height. Background and validation using ground and remote sensing data64
Agricultural drought prediction in China based on drought propagation and large-scale drivers64
The use of combined soil moisture data to characterize agricultural drought conditions and the relationship among different drought types in China62
Optimizing irrigation and nitrogen management strategy to trade off yield, crop water productivity, nitrogen use efficiency and fruit quality of greenhouse grown tomato62
Application of an artificial intelligence technique enhanced with intelligent water drops for monthly reference evapotranspiration estimation61
Decision support systems and models for aiding irrigation and nutrient management of vegetable crops61
Nitrogen management of vegetable crops61
Optimization allocation of irrigation water resources based on crop water requirement under considering effective precipitation and uncertainty60
Effects of different film mulching methods on soil water productivity and maize yield in a semiarid area of China60
Effects of a PLA/PBAT biodegradable film mulch as a replacement of polyethylene film and their residues on crop and soil environment57
Satellite-based NDVI crop coefficients and evapotranspiration with eddy covariance validation for multiple durum wheat fields in the US Southwest56
Benefits and limitations of straw mulching and incorporation on maize yield, water use efficiency, and nitrogen use efficiency56
Irrigation management of European greenhouse vegetable crops56
The potential of antitranspirants in drought management of arable crops: A review55
Improving nutrient and water use efficiencies using water-drip irrigation and fertilization technology in Northeast China55
Stomatal limitations to photosynthesis and their critical Water conditions in different growth stages of maize under water stress55
Optimizing irrigation strategies to synchronously improve the yield and water productivity of winter wheat under interannual precipitation variability in the North China Plain55
Reducing contamination of water bodies from European vegetable production systems54
Development of smart irrigation systems based on real-time soil moisture data in a greenhouse: Proof of concept54
Identifying drought-tolerant genotypes of faba bean and their agro-physiological responses to different water regimes in an arid Mediterranean environment54
Updated single and dual crop coefficients for tree and vine fruit crops53
Evaluation of efficiency and resilience of agricultural water resources system in the Yellow River Basin, China53
Swarm-based optimization as stochastic training strategy for estimation of reference evapotranspiration using extreme learning machine53
New technologies and practical approaches to improve irrigation management of open field vegetable crops53
Planned behavior and social capital: Understanding farmers’ behavior toward pressurized irrigation technologies53