The problem of analyzing a sequence of daily irrigation decisions utilizing weather forecast information is formulated for the case of lettuce grown in central New York state, and solved using a stochastic dynamic programming algorithm.

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Wilks, D.S.
Wolfe, D.W.
Year: 
1998
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Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
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Wilks, D.S. and Wolfe, D.W. (1998). Optimal use and economic value of weather forecasts for lettuce irrigation in a humid climate. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 89, 115-130.

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