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Arabiyat. T.S. “Agricultural Sustainability in the Texas High Plains: The Role of Advanced Irrigation Technology and Biotechnology.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultrual and Applied Economics, Advisor-Segarra, 1998.

Baker, J. “Transboundary Water Resource Management and Conflict Resolution: A Coasian Strategic Negotiations Approach.” M.S. Thesis, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University, December 2005.

Bodkin, A. “Temporal Allocation for Maximum Value of Underground Water in Agricultural Uses: Texas High Plains” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Williams, 1964.

Coomer, J.M. “Projected Irrigation Adjustments to Increasing Natural Gas Prices in the Texas High Plains.” M.S. Thesis, Advisor-Young, 1978.

Darwish, M.R. “Optimal Allocation of Irrigation Water in Egypt: A Dynamic Approach.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Segarra, 1992.

Das, B. “Towards an Integrated Water Policy Model for the Texas High Plains.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Advisor-Willis, 2005.

Dudensing, J. “An Economic Analysis of Cattle Weight Gain Response to Nitrogen Fertilization and Irrigation on WW-B DAHL BLUESTEM.” M.S. Thesis, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University, December 2005.

Feng, Y. “Optimal Intertemporal Allocation of Ground Water for Irrigation in the Texas High Plains.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Agricultural Economics, Advisor- Segarra, 1992.

Glover, T.P. “An Economic Analysis of Waste Management for Texas Cattle Feedlots: An Analysis of Systems Alternatives and Policy Implications.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Segarra, 1994.

Gossett, S.R. “The Use of Solar Electricity on a Farm in the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas: An Economic Evaluation.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Freeman, 1982.

Griffin , W.L. “Costs of Water Pollution Control Measures for Cattle Feedlot Operations Texas High Plains.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Owens, 1969.

Gutierrez-Castillo, J. 1994. “Infiltration, Sediment, and Erosion Under Grass and Shrub Cover in the Southern High Plains”. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas Tech University, Lubbock. 123pp.

Harris, T.R. “Interindustry Analysis of the Economic Effects of a Declining Groundwater Supply in the Southern High Plains on the Economy of the Texas High Plains” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Osborn, 1972.

Johnson, J.W. "Water Conservation Policy Alternatives for the Southern Portion of the Ogallala Aquifer." Ph.D. Dissertation, Agricultural and Applied Economics. Advisor–P. Johnson, 2003.

Jones, Kelly Jay. Attitudinal Variability Among Southern High Plains Cotton Producers Toward Integrated Crop/Livestock Systems (Master’s Thesis, 2003), Agricultural Education and Communications

Kuehler, A.D. “Economic Analysis of Alternative Water Conservation Techniques, Southern High Plains of Texas.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Young, 1973.

Lacewell, R.D. “Optimum Temporal Allocation of Exhaustible Irrigation Water Supply-Southern Hardlands-Texas High Plains.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Grubb,1966.

Lloyd, G.S. “Economic Analysis of Investments in Alternative Irrigation Systems Under a Declining Water Level.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Stoecker, 1982.

Martin, Rebekka. Economic Evaluation of an Integrated Cropping System with Cotton. M.S. Thesis 2005.

Mathews, K.H. “Aquifer Characteristics and Other Factors on Land Values in the Southern High Plains of Texas.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Ethridge, 1982.

Middleton, M. “The Economics of Plant Stress Reduction Through Biotechnology: An Application to the Northern Plains Region of Texas.” M.S. Thesis, Agriculture and Applied Economics, Advisor-Segarra, 1996.

Moorman, D.G. “An Economic Evaluation of Playa Lake Resources in Lubbock County.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Bennett, 1963.

Musunuru, N.K. “Potential Economic Benefits of Adjusting Dryland Cropping Practices Based on Seasonal Rainfall Expectations.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Advisor-Segarra, 2003.

Nelson, J.R. “An Economic Evaluation of Selected Water Diversion Systems-A Texas Case Study of Interbasin Transfers.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Grubb, 1968.

Parks, D.L. “Benefits and Costs of Playa Lake Modification in the Texas High Plains.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Grubb, 1967.

Peabody, P. “Agricultural Cost of Maintaining Playa Lake Hydroperiod to Preserve Playa Lake Ecosystems in the Texas High Plains.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Advisor-Willis, 2005.

Royal, L. “An Economic Analysis of Alternative Methods for Distributing Groundwater, Texas High Plains.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Osborn, 1977.

Stanaland, B. “An Analysis of Producer Participation in the Texas Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Segarra. 1994.

Terrell, B. “Economic Impacts of the Depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer: A Case Study of the Texas High Plains Region.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Advisor-P. Johnson, 1998.

Van Horn, T. R. “Economic Analysis of the Effect of Utilizing Underground Water on the Gross Income Structure of the High Plains Area of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico, 1929-1959.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Rogers, 1961.

Weinheimer, J. “Economic Value of Soil Water Enhancement from Brush Removal on the Pedernales Watershed.” M.S. Thesis, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University, May 2006.

Wheeler, Erin.Policy Alternatives for the Southern Ogallala Aquifer: Economic and Hydrologic Implications. M.S. Thesis 2005.

Whitson, R.E. “Estimation of Sub-Area Irrigation Water Supplies and Associated Pumping Costs of Irrigation Water Used in Producing Cotton, Grain Sorghum and Related Crops-Texas High Plains 1966.” M.S. Thesis, Advisor-Grubb, 1967.

Young, A.M. “Economic Analysis of Trickle Distribution Systems for Producing Cotton and Sorghum in the Texas High Plains.” M.S. Thesis, Agricultural Economics, Advisor-Osborn, 1975.

Yu , Man. “Economics and Environmental Evaluation of Precision Farming Practices in Irrigated Cotton Production.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Advisor–Segarra, 2000.