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The USGS land-cover categories used in the Climate–Weather Research Forecasting model.

 
Type Description
1 urban and built-up land
2 dryland cropland and pasture
3 irrigated cropland and pasture
4 mixed dryland and irrigated cropland and pasture
5 cropland–grassland mosaic
6 cropland–woodland mosaic
7 grassland
8 shrubland
9 mixed shrubland and grassland
10 savanna
11 deciduous broadleaf forest
12 deciduous needleleaf forest
13 evergreen broadleaf forest
14 evergreen needleleaf forest
15 mixed forest
16 water bodies
17 herbaceous wetland
18 wooded wetland
19 barren or sparsely vegetated
20 herbaceous tundra
21 wooded tundra
22 mixed tundra
23 bare-ground tundra
24 snow or ice



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The cultural information for each state in the U.S. Cotton Belt used by GOSSYM.

 
Row spacing
Plant density
Planting date
State Unirrigated Irrigated Unirrigated Irrigated Harvest date N fertilization
m no. m−1 kg ha−1
Alabama 1.003 1.003 11.745 11.745 9 May 5 Oct. 93.071
Arizona 1.016 1.016 9.843 9.843 15 Apr. 25 Oct. 167.827
Arkansas 0.965 0.965 9.022 9.022 12 May 18 Oct. 90.893
California 0.986 0.965 10.466 10.466 22 Apr. 23 Oct. 145.530
Florida 0.914 0.914 8.202 8.202 30 Apr. 16 Oct. 80.960
Georgia 0.914 0.914 8.202 8.202 10 May 25 Oct. 89.903
Louisiana 0.983 0.983 9.875 9.875 10 May 9 Oct. 94.325
Mississippi 0.965 0.965 10.663 10.663 13 May 20 Oct. 115.819
Missouri 0.762 0.762 12.402 12.402 12 May 17 Oct. 73.700
New Mexico 1.007 1.007 12.415 12.415 30 Apr. 12 Nov. 71.225
North Carolina 0.965 0.965 9.843 6.562 10 May 26 Oct. 85.360
Oklahoma 1.016 1.016 11.483 11.483 31 May 16 Nov. 42.493
South Carolina 0.965 0.965 9.843 6.562 10 May 29 Oct. 96.140
Tennessee 1.003 1.003 11.893 11.893 12 May 18 Oct. 91.718
Texas 1.016 1.016 9.843 11.483 21 May 1 Nov. 63.118
Virginia 0.838 0.838 4.921 4.921 30 Apr. 10 Nov. 80.960