Sustainable Micro Irrigation Design Systems for Agricultural Crops: Methods and Practices

Megh R. Goyal, P. Panigrahi

August 20, 2015 by Apple Academic Press
Reference - 358 Pages - 51 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771882743 - CAT# N11411
Series: Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

USD$169.95

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Summary

This new book, Sustainable Micro Irrigation Design Systems for Agricultural Crops, brings together the best research for efficient micro irrigation methods for field crops, focusing on design methods and best practices.

Covering a multitude of topics, the book presents research and studies on:

  • Indigenous alternatives for use of saline and alkali waters
  • Hydraulic performance
  • Distribution of moisture
  • Fertigation technology
  • Buried micro irrigation laterals
  • Drip irrigation scheduling
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Adoption and economic impact of a micro irrigation model

This book is a must for those interested in irrigation planning and management, namely, researchers, scientists, educators, and students.