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Engineering Interventions in Sustainable Trickle Irrigation

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Engineering Interventions in Sustainable Trickle Irrigation

Authors :

Megh R. Goyal
Basamma K. Aladakatti

ISBN :

9781771886017

Publisher :

Taylor and Francis Books Limited U.K.

Imprint :

Apple Academic Press

Cover Price :

124.00

CD Included :

No

Pages :

370

Binding :

Hardback

Publication Year :

2018

   

Engineering Interventions in Sustainable Trickle Irrigation

Improving agricultural water use efficiency (WUE) is vitally important in many parts of the world due to the decreasing availability of water resources and the increasing competition for water between different users. Micro irrigation is an effective tool for conserving water resources. Studies have revealed a significant water savings, ranging from 40% to 70% under drip irrigation compared with surface irrigation. This new volume, Engineering Interventions in Sustainable Trickle Irrigation: Irrigation Requirements and Uniformity, Fertigation, and Crop Performance, presents valuable research that evaluates crop water and fertigation requirements, examines optimum irrigation and fertigation scheduling, and analyzes the performance of agricultural crops under micro irrigation.

With an interdisciplinary perspective, this volume addresses the urgent need to explore and investigates the current shortcomings and challenges of water resources engineering, especially in micro irrigation engineering. The volume discusses crop water requirements, fertigation technology, and performance of agricultural crops under best management practices. The chapter authors present research studies on drip irrigated tomato, chilies, cucumber, eggplant, cabbage, garlic, sugarcane maize, cashew nut, sapota, banana, mango, and blueberries.

Removing the research gap, this volume provides new information that will be valuable to those involved in micro irrigation engineering.


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