Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices Hardback
Edited by Megh R. (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Retired professor)) Goyal, Balram (Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, India) Panigrahi, Sudhindra N. (National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chenna Panda
Part of the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation series
Many countries around the world are struggling with the challenges of water scarcity, including water for crops.
Micro irrigation methods are an effective means to make the most efficient use of available water.
This volume, Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices, continues the efforts of the book series Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation to provide informative and comprehensive knowledge on micro irrigation methods and practices.
This new book presents some of the latest information and research on micro irrigation and covers the area of performance, practices, and design, focusing particularly on the performance of vegetable, fruit and row crops in conjunction with different scheduling and practices.
Irrigation scheduling is an important water management strategy, and this book addresses scheduling methods and issues.
Design aspects of micro irrigation systems have also been discussed in the book.
The authors present their research and studies on scheduling practices and design micro irrigation systems with a variety of fruits and vegetables, including peppers, chili, watermelon, oranges, banana, litchi, rice, sugarcane, sorghum, and marigolds.
Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices will serve as a valuable reference for researchers, water resources professionals, agricultural extension agencies, farmers, and faculty and students.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 384 pages, 74 Tables, black and white; 27 Illustrations, color; 69 Illustrations, black and white
- Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
- Publication Date: 28/08/2017
- Category: Water industries
- ISBN: 9781771885522