Water and Fertigation Management in Micro Irrigation

Megh R. Goyal

August 13, 2015 by Apple Academic Press
Reference - 356 Pages - 150 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771881067 - CAT# N11242
Series: Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

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Features

• Provides an invaluable addition to the literature and knowledge on the ever-growing need for sustainable irrigation for agricultural crops in many water-scarce parts of the world

• Covers advances in fertigation for water management in general as well as for specific crops, such as peaches, maize, and citrus crops

• Provides information that can be put into practice to enhance crop production

Summary

This important volume, the ninth in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation book series, provides an invaluable addition to the literature and knowledge on the ever-growing need for sustainable irrigation for agricultural crops in many water-scarce parts of the world. The book specifically covers advances in fertigation for water management in general as well as for specific crops, such as peaches, maize, and citrus crops.

Specific topics include:

• The design of various surface and subsurface water emitters

• Using information from weather stations for irrigation purposes

• Ultra low drip irrigation technology

• The management of weeds in crops using micro irrigation

• New technology and advances in fertigation

With chapters from researchers and practitioners in agricultural engineering, water research and technology, soil conservation, and other fields, this compendium provides a wealth of useful information that can be put into practice to enhance crop production.