Finding Aid for the Irrigation and Soil Science Collection, 1991

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Irrigation and Soil Science Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1991
Collection number: 1679
Extent: 36 boxes (18 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Water Resources Archives, transfer, 1991.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Irrigation and Soil Science Collection (Collection 1679). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials assembled by the UCLA Department of Irrigation and Soil Science for their faculty's reference use. Subjects include soil moisture movement, soil chemistry, soil analysis, plant-water relations, water requirement studies, drainage methods, hydrology, groundwater, wells, water quality, reports by California state agencies, conservation of natural resources, nutrition, agricultural economics and engineering. Also contains correspondence from departmental faculty.

Expanded Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials assembled by the UCLA Department of Irrigation and Soil Science for their faculty's reference use. Subjects include soil moisture movement, soil chemistry, soil analysis, plant-water relations, water requirement studies, drainage methods, hydrology, groundwater, wells, water quality, reports by California state agencies, conservation of natural resources, nutrition, agricultural economics and engineering. Also contains correspondence from departmental faculty.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Irrigation.
Soil science.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Irrigation and Soil Science.


Container List

Box 1

11.5 Miscellaneous publications of the University of California (except College of Agriculture).

 

Soils

Box 1

100 General.

Box 1

101 Pedology.

Box 1

102 Soil moisture, General.

Box 1

102.1 Methods of determining soil moisture.

Box 1

102.2 Soil moisture, General soil sampling equipment.

Box 2-3

103 Soil moisture storage.

 

Soil Moisture Movement

Box 2-3

104.1 Hydraulic conductivity (Permeability).

 

Soil Moisture Movement 1932-42

Box 3

104.2 Air permeability.

Box 3

104.3 Air-water permeability ratio.

Box 3

104.4 Infiltration rates.

Box 3

104.5 Departmental infiltration rates study.

Box 3

104.6 Wetting agent effects.

Box 3

104.61 General.

Box 3

104.62 Departmental studies.

 

Soil Moisture Movement 1942-

Box 3

104.2-104.7

Box 3

105 & 106 Soil moisture tension.

 

Soil Physics (other than soil moisture)

Box 3

110 General.

Box 3

111 Soil texture.

Box 3

111.1 General.

Box 3

111.2 Classification.

Box 4

111.3 Methods of measuring.

Box 4

112 Soil structure.

Box 4

112.1 General.

Box 4

112.2 Indices of structure.

Box 4

112.3 Factors affecting structure.

Box 4

112.31 General.

Box 4

112.32 Organic amendments.

Box 4

112.33 Inorganic amendments.

Box 4

112.34 Cultural practices.

 

Soil Compaction

Box 4

114.1 General.

Box 4

114.2 Departmental studies.

 

Soil Chemistry

Box 4

115 General.

Box 4

116 Base exchange and other relations of the colloidal complex.

Box 4

116.1 General.

Box 4

116 Base exchange and other relations of the colloidal complex.

Box 5

116.2 Methods.

Box 5

116.3 Departmental studies.

 

Soil Analyses, Fertility

Box 5

117.1 General.

Box 5

117.2 Methods.

Box 6

117.3 Departmental studies.

Box 6

117.4 Effects of alkalis and salines on plants.

 

Soil Analyses Pertaining to Structural Effects

Box 6

118.1 General.

Box 6

118.2 Methods.

Box 6

118.3 Departmental studies.

 

Soil Biology

Box 6

120 General.

Box 6

121 Macrobiology.

Box 6

122 Microbiology.

Box 7

125 Classification and evaluation of soils.

Box 7

125.1 Classification and evaluation of alkali soils.

Box 7

126 Soil resources.

Box 7

128 Soil survey methods.

 

Soil Surveys

Box 7

130 General.

Box 7

132 Western states other than California.

Box 7

135 Europe.

Box 7

136 Africa.

Box 7

137 Asia.

Box 7

138 Pacific area (including Australia and New Zealand).

Box 7

139 World.

Box 7

131 California.

Box 7

133 U.S. and territories other than western states.

 

Plant-Water Relations

Box 7

150 General.

Box 7

151 Wilting of plants--General.

Box 7

153 Methods of measuring P.W.P..

Box 7

154 Other wilting points.

Box 7

155 Davis studies.

Box 7

156 Departmental studies.

Box 7

157 Leaf water deficit.

Box 7

158 Leaf sap concentration.

Box 7

152 Permanent wilting percentage.

Box 7

160 Growth response to soil moisture, General.

 

Growth Response to Soil Moisture

Box 8

161 Veihmeyer studies.

Box 8

162 Other studies.

Box 8

163 Departmental studies.

 

Effects of Excess Moisture on Growth and Disease

Box 8

165 General.

Box 8

166 Avocado root rot.

Box 8

166.1 General.

Box 8

166.2 Departmental studies.

Box 8

167 Effects of water tables.

Box 9

170 Water requirements and use, General.

 

Water Requirements and Use

Box 9

171 Consumptive use.

Box 9

172 Transpiration ratio.

Box 9

173 Evaporation from soil.

Box 9

175 Movement of water from plant to soil.

Box 9

174 Irrigation efficiency.

 

Water Requirement Studies by Crops

Box 9

180 General.

Box 9

182 Forage crops.

Box 9

183 Vegetable crops.

Box 10

184 Temperate zone tree crops.

Box 10

186 Vines and shrubs, Economic.

Box 10

187 Ornamentals, Woody.

Box 10

188 Flower crops.

Box 10

181 Field crops (Cereal, oil, fiber, sugar).

Box 10

185 Subtropical tree crops.

Box 10

185.1 General.

Box 10

185.3 Avocados.

Box 10

185.4 Dates.

Box 10

185.5 Others.

 

Water Requirement Studies by Crops, Subtropical Tree Crops

Box 10

185.2 Citrus.

Box 11

189 Other.

 

Water Requirement Studies by Areas

Box 11

190 General.

Box 11

191 California.

Box 11

191.1 General.

Box 11

191.2 Coastal.

Box 11

191.3 Central Valley.

Box 11

191.4 Southern.

Box 11

191.5 Other.

Box 11

192 Southwestern states other than California.

Box 11

193 Northwestern states.

Box 11

194 Other U.S. and territories.

Box 11

195 Foreign.

Box 11

205 Irrigation methods and application, General.

Box 12

206 Subsurface irrigation.

 

Surface Methods of Irrigation

Box 12

207 General.

Box 12

208 Techniques for rating application efficiency.

Box 12

209 Surface application appliances.

 

Sprinkler Methods

Box 12

210 General.

Box 12

211 Sprinkler hydraulics.

Box 12

212 Sprinkler moving systems.

Box 12

213 Sprinkler costs.

Box 13

215 Irrigation of pots and benches (plants in containers).

Box 13

216 Application of fertilizers and soil amendments in irrigation water.

Box 13

217 Implements required for irrigation preparation.

Box 13

218 Irrigation cost analyses.

 

Soil Reclamation, Including Drainage

Box 13

230 General.

Box 13

231 Land preparation, as peculiar to saline soils.

 

Drainage Investigations

Box 14

232 General.

Box 14

233 Techniques for drainage investigations.

 

Drainage Investigations by Areas

Box 14

234 General.

Box 14

235 Southern California.

Box 14

236 Other California.

Box 14

237 Other Western states.

Box 14

238 Other U.S. and territories.

Box 14

239 Foreign.

 

Drainage Methods

Box 14

240 General.

Box 14

241 Title.

Box 14

242 Ditch.

Box 14

243 Other.

Box 14

245 Machinery for drainage installations.

 

Removal of Salines from Soils

Box 14

250 General.

Box 14

251 Flushing.

Box 14

252 Leaching.

 

Removal of Salines from Soil, Investigation by Areas

Box 14

253 General.

Box 14

254 Southern California.

Box 14

255 Other California.

Box 14

256 Other Western states.

Box 14

257 Other U.S. and territories.

Box 14

258 Foreign.

 

Improving the Physical Condition of Soils

Box 14

260 General.

Box 14

261 Soil Amendments.

Box 14

262 Drying cycles.

Box 14

263 Cropping.

Box 14

300 Hydrology, General.

 

Hydrology

Box 14

301-309 Precipitation.

Box 15

310-314 Watersheds.

 

Disposal of Precipitation

Box 15

315 General.

Box 15

316 Entry into the soil.

Box 15

317 Storage.

Box 15

319 Other.

Box 15

318 Evaporation.

 

Hydrology

Box 16

320-329 Stream flow and floods.

Box 16

330-334 Storage and regulation of surface water.

Box 16

335-339 Water resources.

 

Ground Water

Box 16

340 General.

Box 16

341 Flow.

Box 16

342 Specific yield and storage.

 

Groundwater--Investigation Methods

Box 16

350 General.

Box 16

352 Other Western states.

Box 16

353 Other U.S. and territories.

Box 16

354 Foreign.

 

Groundwater--Investigation by Areas

Box 16

351 California.

 

Wells

Box 16

365 General.

Box 16

366 Drilling and developing methods.

Box 17

367 Hydraulics of wells.

Box 17

369 Prime movers.

Box 17

368 Pumps and pump testing.

 

Conveyance of Water (Major Conduits)

Box 17

370 General.

Box 17

371 Canals and their structures.

Box 17

372 Flumes and their structures.

Box 17

373 Pipe lines and their structures.

Box 17

374 Tunnels.

Box 17

375 Other.

Box 18

376 Hydraulics.

 

Water Distribution and Measurement (District Distribution and Farm Systems)

Box 19

380 General (Including metering).

 

Open Conduits

Box 19

381 General.

Box 19

382 Design.

Box 20

383 Lings and losses.

 

Closed Conduits

Box 20

385 General.

Box 20

386 Concrete irrigation pipe.

Box 20

387 Concrete pressure pipe.

Box 20

388 Pipe other than concrete.

Box 20

389 Investigations.

 

Water Quality

Box 21

390 General.

Box 21

391 Chemical content.

Box 21

393 Organic content.

Box 21

395 Investigation by areas.

Box 21

396 Water treatment.

Box 21

397 Reclamation of saline waters.

 

Reports by California State Agencies

Box 22

400 General.

Box 22

403 State department of public health.

Box 22

404 Other state service agencies.

Box 22

401 State division of water.

Box 22

402 State Water Project Authority.

Box 22

400-499 Reports by California regional or local agencies.

Box 22

410 General.

Box 22

411 Northern California agencies.

Box 22

412 Central Valley agencies.

Box 22

400-499 Reports by California regional or local agencies.

Box 22

413 Metropolitan Water District and members.

Box 22

414 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

Box 22

415 Other Southern California agencies.

Box 22

400-499 Reports by U.S. Department of Interior.

Box 22

420 General.

Box 22

400-499 Reports by U.S. Department of Interior.

Box 22

421 U.S. Indian Service.

Box 22

422 Central Valley (U.S.B.R.).

Box 23

423 Boulder Canyon (U.S.B.R.).

Box 23

424 Cachema Project (U.S.B.R.).

Box 23

425 Other California Projects (U.S.B.R.).

Box 23

426 Columbia Basin Projects (U.S.B.R.).

Box 23

427 Arizona Projects (U.S.B.R.).

Box 23

428 Other U.S.B.R. Projects.

Box 23

429 Other U.S.D.I. Projects.

Box 23

430-439 Reports by U.S. Department of Defense, Army Engineers.

Box 23

400-499 Reports by U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Box 23

440 General.

Box 23

441 Soil Conservation Service.

Box 23

442 Forest Service.

Box 23

443 Agricultural Research Administration.

Box 23

400-499 Reports by U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Box 23

444 Miscellaneous agencies.

Box 23

400-499 Reports by areas (all except those under 400-459).

Box 24

461 California.

Box 24

462 Other Western U.S..

Box 24

400-499 Reports by areas (all except those under 400-459).

Box 24

463 Other U.S. and territories.

Box 24

464 Other parts of North America.

Box 24

465 South American reports.

Box 24

466 European reports.

Box 24

467 African reports.

Box 24

468 Asiatic reports.

Box 24

469 Pacific area reports (including Australia and New Zealand).

Box 24

400-499 Engineering, economic, and general reports not specific for area or agency covered in 400-469.

Box 24

470 General.

Box 24

400-499 Engineering, economic and general reports not specific for area or agency covered in 400-469.

Box 24

471 Reports on types of enterprises.

Box 24

400-499 Engineering, economic, and general reports not specific for area or agency covered in 400-469.

Box 24

475 Reports pertaining to water law.

Box 24

400-499 Enterprise efficiency studies.

Box 24

480 General.

Box 24

481 California.

Box 24

482 U.S. other than California.

Box 24

483 Foreign.

 

Conservation of Natural Resources

Box 24

500 General.

Box 24

530-539 Air conservation.

Box 24

560-569 Mineral conservation.

Box 24

501-509 Water conservation.

Box 25

510-519 Soil conservation.

Box 25

510-519 Soil Conservation U.S.D.A. Soil conservation bulletins May 1939-July 1942

Box 25

510-519 Soil conservation U.S.D.A. Soil conservation bulletins July 1942-July 1947

Box 25

521 Soil and water conservation, General.

Box 26

522 Soil and water conservation, Erosion.

Box 27

540-549 Forest conservation.

Box 27

550-589 Range conservation.

Box 28

600 Agriculture, General.

Box 28

601 Agronomy.

Box 28

602 Animal husbandry science.

 

Nutrition

Box 28

603.1 General.

Box 28

603.3 Animal.

Box 28

603.4 Human.

Box 29

603.2 Plant nutrition.

Box 30

604.1 Agricultural economics, General.

Box 30

604.2 Agricultural policy.

 

Agricultural Economics

Box 31

604.3 Production.

Box 31

604.4 Farm management.

Box 31

604.5 Agricultural economics, Marketing.

Box 31

605 Pathological problems.

Box 31

606 Entomological problems.

Box 32

607 Horticulture, tree crops.

Box 33

608 Horticulture, vegetable crops.

Box 33

609 Horticulture, agriculture, and ornamental horticulture.

Box 33

610 Agricultural engineering.

 

Engineering Other Than Agricultural

Box 33

620-624 General engineering.

Box 33

625-629 Fluid mechanics.

 

Water Supply, Reuse, and Treatment

Box 34

630 General.

Box 34

631 California.

Box 34

632 Other Western states.

Box 34

633 Other U.S. and territories.

Box 34

634 Foreign.

Box 35

640-644 Structural engineering.

 

Engineering Other Than Agricultural

Box 35

645-649 Sanitary engineering.

Box 35

650-654 Surveying and land subdivision.

Box 35

655-659 Highways and public works.

Box 36

660-664 Mechanics and mechanical engineering.

Box 36

665-669 Engineering--Electronics and electrical.

Box 36

670-674 Mining and metallurgy.

Box 36

675-679 Other.

Box 36

710 Chemistry.

Box 36

720 Physics.

Box 36

730 Geology.

Box 36

740 Meteorology.

Box 36

750 Anthropology.

Box 36

760 Mathematics.

Box 36

770 Geophysics.

Box 36

780 Biological Sciences.

Box 36

800-849 Arts and humanities.

Box 36

850-899 Industry.

 

Marine Resources Planning Study Materials

Box 36

Bulletin (no.1, 3-4) Materials.

 

Turf Conference.