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By Norman J. Rosenberg

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ISBN-13: 9781402056000

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The North American nice Plains is an important worldwide breadbasket yet its agriculture is under pressure by means of drought, warmth, harmful winds, soil erosion and declining floor water assets. Biomass construction and processing at the Plains might partly fix a perennial vegetative disguise and create employment possibilities. This booklet explores the prospect that the ecology and financial system of the Plains sector, and related areas, would receive advantages from the advent of perennial biomass crops.

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The system is operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers for the purposes of flood control, navigation, irrigation, hydropower generation, water supply, water quality, recreation, and fish and wildlife (NAS 2002). Although not fixed by law as priorities, the Missouri River Main Stem System Reservoir Regulation Manual (Master Manual) provides (1) for flood control, (2) for irrigation and other upstream water uses for beneficial consumption purposes, (3) for downstream municipal and industrial water supply and maintenance of water quality, (4) that outflow from Gavins Point provide equitable service to navigation and power, (5) by adjustment of releases from the dams above Gavins Point, power generation to meet the area’s needs consistent with other uses and power market conditions, and (6) to the extent possible without interference with the foregoing functions, maximum benefit to recreation, fish, and wildlife.

Cold dry polar air masses moving south encounter warm moist air masses advancing northward from the Gulf. The lighter maritime air is forced aloft and, cooling as it rises, loses water by precipitation. Thus precipitation decreases with distance from the Gulf. From the southeastern US to New England, lines of equal precipitation (isohyets) run more or less east-west. However, the isohyets run north-south from eastern Texas to the northern Prairie states and westward to the Rockies. The drop-off in precipitation with distance from the Gulf is dramatic.

5 million hectares for tame or seeded and natural land pasture, respectively. 7. ANALOGOUS REGIONS While focused on the NAGP and limited by that region’s particular physical and social circumstances, it is possible that our examination (to follow) of that region’s potential for biomass production may, if not soon, eventually be relevant to other parts of the world that share some of its characteristics. Which are the analogous regions, if any, for the NAGP? ” Nuttonson’s work (1955, 1965, 1966) which provided detailed climatological comparisons of growing regions for wheat and other major crops remains authoritative today.

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