Browsing by Author "Knox, Jerry W."

Browsing by Author "Knox, Jerry W."

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  • Knox, Jerry W.; Morris, Joe; Hess, Tim M. (Ip Publishing, 2010-12-01)
    Internationally, agriculture is widely regarded as one of the sectors at most risk from a changing climate. This is due to the impact of increased temperatures, reduced rainfall and increased frequency of extreme events, ...
  • Daccache, Andre; Knox, Jerry W.; Weatherhead, Edward; Daneshkhah, Alireza; Hess, Timothy (Elsevier, 2014-06-22)
    There is growing scientific interest in the potential role that precision irrigation (PI) can make towards improving crop productivity, and increasing water and energy efficiency in irrigated agriculture. Most progress has ...
  • Lacey, T. R. (Cranfield University, 2006-08-07)
    In England and Wales, rising demands on water resources and competition between sectors is leading to increased pressure on field vegetable growers to irrigate more efficiently. Approximately 40,000ha of field scale ...
  • Weatherhead, E. K.; Knox, Jerry W.; Morris, Joe; Hess, Tim M.; Bradley, R. Ian; Sanders, Catherine L. (1997-01-01)
    The study confirmed that water use for agricultural irrigation is increasing, both in area irrigated and depths applied, and is increasingly concentrated on the more valuable crops. Underlying volumetric growth was 3% ...
  • Knox, Jerry W.; Daccache, Andre; Hess, Tim M.; Haro Monteagudo, David (IOP, 2016-11-11)
    Future changes in temperature, rainfall and soil moisture could threaten agricultural land use and crop productivity in Europe, with major consequences for food security. We assessed the projected impacts of climate change ...
  • Rey, Dolores; Holman, Ian P.; Daccache, A.; Morris, J.; Weatherhead, E. K.; Knox, Jerry W. (Elsevier, 2016-04-23)
    Irrigation is an essential component of crop production to meet retailer demands for premium quality when rainfall is insufficient. Under drought conditions, irrigation can be constrained by water resources availability, ...
  • González Perea, R.; Daccache, A.; Rodríguez Díaz, J. A.; Camacho Poyato, E.; Knox, Jerry W. (Elsevier, 2017-08-29)
    Precision irrigation technologies are being widely promoted to resolve challenges regarding improving crop productivity under conditions of increasing water scarcity. In this paper, the development of an integrated modelling ...
  • Pérez-Ortolá, Marta; Daccache, Andre; Knox, Jerry W. (Wiley, 2016-03-28)
    Chlorophyll is a natural coloring extract used extensively in the food and pharmaceutical industries. In Europe, most chlorophyll is produced commercially from rainfed grassland production in eastern England. This paper ...
  • Perez Ortola, Marta (Cranfield University, 2013-11)
    Globally, onion (Allium cepa L.) represents an extremely important crop in terms of production, value and consumption. Similarly, in the UK onion production is considered to be one of the most important high-value field ...
  • Sharmina, Maria; Hoolohan, Claire; Bows-Larkin, Alice; Burgess, Paul J.; Colwill, James; Gilbert, Paul; Howard, David; Knox, Jerry W.; Anderson, Kevin (Elsevier, 2016-02-26)
    As nations develop policies for low-carbon transitions, conflicts with existing policies and planning tools are leading to competing demands for land and other resources. This raises fundamental questions over how multiple ...
  • Mathieson, I. K.; Knox, Jerry W.; Weatherhead, E. K.; Morris, Joe; Jones, D. O.; Yates, A. J. (2002-12-31)
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.  Background: The Water Resources Act 1991 and its preceding legislation provides the Environment Agency with the means to manage water resources through the licensing of abstractions. Detailed demand ...
  • Knox, Jerry W.; Rodriguez Diaz, J. A.; Nixon, D. J.; Mkhwanazi, M. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2010-02-01)
    The spatial and temporal impacts of climate change on irrigation water requirements and yield for sugarcane grown in Swaziland have been assessed, by combining the outputs from a general circulation model (HadCM3), a ...
  • Strandberg, M.; Blombäck, K.; Dahl Jensen, A. M.; Knox, Jerry W. (Taylor and Francis, 2012-05-24)
    This paper provides a brief review and assessment of the key environmental, regulatory and technical issues facing the turfgrass sector with specific reference to the European context. It considers the range of externalities ...
  • Ingram, John S. I.; Wright, Hugh L.; Foster, Lucy; Aldred, Timothy; Barling, David; Benton, Tim G.; Berryman, Paul M.; Bestwick, Charles S.; Bows-Larkin, Alice; Brocklehurst, Tim F.; Buttriss, Judith; Casey, John; Collins, Hannah; Crossley, Daniel S.; Dolan, Catherine S.; Dowler, Elizabeth; Edwards, Robert; Finney, Karen J.; Fitzpatrick, Julie L.; Fowler, Mark; Garrett, David A.; Godfrey, Jim E.; Godley, Andrew R.; Griffiths, William; Houlston, Eleanor J.; Kaiser, Michel J.; Kennard, Robert; Knox, Jerry W.; Kuyk, Andrew; Linter, Bruce R.; Macdiarmid, Jennie I.; Martindale, Wayne; Mathers, John C.; McGonigle, Daniel F.; Mead, Angela; Millar, Samuel J.; Miller, Anne; Murray, Calum; Norton, Ian T.; Parry, Stephen; Pollicino, Marilena; Quested, Thomas E.; Tassou, Savvas; Terry, Leon A.; Tiffin, Richard; Pieter, van de Graaf; Vorley, William; Westby, Andrew; Sutherland, William J. (Springer Science Business Media, 2013-10-01)
    The rise of food security up international political, societal and academic agendas has led to increasing interest in novel means of improving primary food production and reducing waste. There are however, also many ...
  • Stephens, William; Hess, Tim M.; Knox, Jerry W. (2001-02-15)
    1) MAFF has recently launched a scheme to support the expansion of the area of energy crops grown in England in order to meet the nation’s Kyoto targets for the reduction in CO2 emissions. This has highlighted concerns ...
  • Hess, Timothy; Daccache, Andre; Daneshkhah, Alireza; Knox, Jerry W. (Taylor & Francis: STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2015-08-17)
    Evapotranspiration (ET) is one of the most important components in the hydrological cycle, and a key variable in hydrological modelling and water resources management. However, understanding the impacts of spatial ...
  • Kamwamba-Mtethiwa, Jean Tiyamika (Cranfield University, 2016-05)
    There has been an increased interest on small-scale pumped irrigation (SSPI) in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), however little is known on the adoption processes behind this technology. Moreover, the conditions for successful ...
  • Weatherhead, E. K.; Knox, Jerry W.; de Vries, T. T.; Ramsden, S.; Gibbons, J.; Arnell, N. W.; Odoni, N.; Hiscock, K.; Sandhu, C.; Saich, A.; Conway, D.; Warwick, C.; Bharwani, S.; Hossell, J.; Clemence, B. (2005-11-01)
    Abstract.  This project developed a framework to assess how the irrigated agriculture and turf grass leisure sectors in England could adapt to climate change impacts on water resources. Two catchments (the Nar and Wensum) ...
  • Hess, Tim M.; Sumberg, J.; Biggs, T.; Georgescu, M.; Haro Monteagudo, David; Jewitt, G.; Ozdogan, M.; Thenkabail, P.; Daccache, A.; Marin, F.; Knox, Jerry W. (Elsevier, 2016-06-06)
    Globally, the area of sugarcane is rising rapidly in response to growing demands for bioethanol and increased sugar demand for human consumption. Despite considerable diversity in production systems and contexts, sugarcane ...
  • Knox, Jerry W.; Kay, Melvyn G. (Ip Publishing, 2010-12-01)
    plethora of articles, books, and academic papers. Not least are the detailed and extensive publications of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which set out in their latest assessment (AR4), the scientific, ...