Table 2. Available soil water by foot increments to six feet and rainfall between dates of soil water measurements on Azure barley, 1990.

            Planted
Emerge
Harvest (m2)
Harvest (combine)
April 24
May 7
July 20
July 27
  Soil Depth (feet)
Date
mo/day
DSa 0-1
inches water
1-2
inches water
2-3
inches water
3-4
inches water
4-5
inches water
5-6
inches water
Rain
Inches
5/03

5/15

5/23

5/29

6/04

6/11

6/20

6/26

7/05

7/09

7/16

7/23

7/30

-

1.5

2.7

4.0

5.3

7.0

9.0

10.5

11.7

12.5

13.8

14.2

15.0

0.85

0.80

1.02

1.33

1.66

0.32

1.5

0.19

-0.06

-0.18

-0.24

-0.29

-0.32

0.60

0.67

0.69

0.70

0.68

0.54

0.32

0.24

0.12

0.02

-0.03

-0.05

-0.05

1.08

1.13

1.13

1.18

1.16

1.17

1.01

0.91

0.64

0.49

0.39

0.37

0.36

1.24

1.34

1.32

1.36

1.35

1.39

1.32

1.29

1.14

1.06

0.91

0.85

0.86

1.43

1.47

1.48

1.50

1.50

1.51

1.49

1.49

1.45

1.51

1.46

1.46

1.48

1.59

1.60

1.57

1.66

1.63

1.62

1.60

1.61

1.60

1.65

1.62

1.63

1.62

0.04

0.16

0.79

0.95

0.94

0.16

1.85

0.00

1.22

0.00

0.71

0.04

0.00

  "used" 1.17 0.65 0.72 0.38 -0.05 -0.03 6.86
a Development stage, expanded Haun scale, estimated from regression of growing degree days.

Rain - 6.86 inches
(7/30 - 5/03) Soil water use (4 ft) - 2.92 inches

9.78 inches