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CropWat: A Crop Decision Support System
Entry ID: CropWat


Summary
Abstract: CROPWAT is a decision support tool developed by the Land and Water Development Division of FAO.

CROPWAT 8.0 for Windows is a computer program for the calculation of crop water requirements and irrigation requirements based on soil, climate and crop data. In addition, the program allows the development of irrigation schedules for different management conditions and the calculation of scheme water supply for varying crop patterns. CROPWAT 8.0 can also be used to evaluate farmers’ irrigation practices and to estimate crop performance under both rainfed and irrigated conditions.
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Service Citation
Originators: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Water Resources, Development and Management Service
Title: CropWat: A Crop Decision Support System
Provider: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Water Resources, Development and Management Service
Edition: 8.0
URL: http://www.fao.org/land-water/databases-and-software/cropwat/en/
Service Keywords
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >KNOWLEDGE/DECISION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Access Constraints CROPWAT 8.0 for Windows was developed using Visual Delphi 4.0 and runs on the following Windows platforms: 95/98/ME/2000/NT/XP and Vista.
Service Provider
UN/FAO/AGL/WRMDS > Water Resources, Management and Development Service, Land and Water Development Division,Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/aglw/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DIRECTOR, LAND AND WATER DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
Email: publications-sales at fao.org
Contact Address:
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 0100
Country: Italy
Personnel
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-851-8113
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
5700 Rivertech Court
City: Riverdale
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20737
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2008-10-21
SERF Last Revision Date: 2017-10-23


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