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Irrigation books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Irrigation category. Presented with a red border are the Irrigation books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Technological Interventions in the Management of Irrigated Agriculture by Megh R. Goyal Technological Interventions in the Management of Irrigated Agriculture

With a roster of international contributors, Technological Interventions in Management of Irrigated Agriculture offers an abundance of solutions to address agricultural water management challenges in today's water-scarce areas of the world. The authors present studies on farmer-friendly irrigation scheduling methods,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Micro Irrigation Engineering for Horticultural Crops Policy Options, Scheduling, and Design by Megh R. Goyal Micro Irrigation Engineering for Horticultural Crops Policy Options, Scheduling, and Design

This book presents a variety of policy adoption methods, irrigation scheduling, and design procedures in micro irrigation engineering for horticultural crops. The chapters range from policy interventions to applications of systems for different crops and under different land conditions. Compiling...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Drip Irrigation for Agriculture Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development by Jean-Philippe (Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD), France) Venot Drip Irrigation for Agriculture Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development
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Initially associated with hi-tech irrigated agriculture, drip irrigation is now being used by a much wider range of farmers in emerging and developing countries. This book documents the enthusiasm, spread and use of drip irrigation systems by smallholders but also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices by Megh R. Goyal Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices

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 new volume, Micro Irrigation Scheduling and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Potential Use of Solar Energy and Emerging Technologies in Micro Irrigation by Megh R. (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Retired professor)) Goyal Potential Use of Solar Energy and Emerging Technologies in Micro Irrigation
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This new book, the fourth volume in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation book series, examines the potential of solar energy and other emerging energy technologies in micro irrigation to create sustainable energy sources. The authors discuss a variety...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2016

Micro Irrigation Management Technological Advances and Their Applications by Megh R. (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Retired professor)) Goyal Micro Irrigation Management Technological Advances and Their Applications
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Micro Irrigation Management: Technological Advances and Their Applications, the fifth book in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation book series, is a valuable reference volume on micro irrigation and water management for professional training institutes, technical agricultural centers, irrigation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2016

Mutual Sustainability of Tubewell Farming and Aquifers Perspectives from Balochistan, Pakistan by Ahmad Saeed Khattak Mutual Sustainability of Tubewell Farming and Aquifers Perspectives from Balochistan, Pakistan

This study combines economic cost-benefit analysis and behavioral models of resource use to generate a framework for sustainable groundwater-irrigated agriculture, deploying datasets from arid southern Pakistan to illustrate the dangers of overextraction.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2016

Performance Evaluation of Micro Irrigation Management Principles and Practices by Megh R. (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Retired professor)) Goyal Performance Evaluation of Micro Irrigation Management Principles and Practices
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This new volume in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation series covers an array of technologies to estimate evapotranspiration and to evaluate parameters that are needed in the management of micro irrigation, with worldwide applicability to irrigation management in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2016

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Soil and Water Engineering Principles and Applications of Modeling by Balram Panigrahi Soil and Water Engineering Principles and Applications of Modeling

Modeling aspects have added a new dimension in research innovations in all branches of engineering. In the field of soil and water engineering, they are increasingly used for planning, development, and management of land and water resources, including analysis of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/05/2016

Managing Water on China's Farms Institutions, Policies and the Transformation of Irrigation under Scarcity by Jinxia (Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) Wang, Qiuqiong (University of Arkans Huang Managing Water on China's Farms Institutions, Policies and the Transformation of Irrigation under Scarcity
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Managing Water on China's Farms: Institutions, Policies and the Transformation of Irrigation under Scarcity is a comprehensive and current look at the water shortage problems in China. While China has emerged as a major player in the world economy, water...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2016

Micro Irrigation Systems in India Emergence, Status and Impacts by P. K. Viswanathan Micro Irrigation Systems in India Emergence, Status and Impacts

The book would be of great use to researchers (agricultural water management, irrigation economics), students of water resource engineering, irrigation engineering and water resources management, as well as to policy makers and agricultural water management experts - national and international.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/02/2016

Principles and Management of Clogging in Micro Irrigation by Megh R. (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Retired professor)) Goyal Principles and Management of Clogging in Micro Irrigation
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Micro irrigation, also known as trickle, drip, localized, high frequency, or pressurized irrigation, is an irrigation method that saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either onto the soil surface or directly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2015

Sustainable Micro Irrigation Design Systems for Agricultural Crops Methods and Practices by Megh R. (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Retired professor)) Goyal Sustainable Micro Irrigation Design Systems for Agricultural Crops Methods and Practices
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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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2015

Impact of Improved Operation and Maintenance on Cohesive Sediment Transport in Gezira Scheme, Sudan by Ishraga S. Osman Impact of Improved Operation and Maintenance on Cohesive Sediment Transport in Gezira Scheme, Sudan

Irrigated agriculture remains to be the main option to boost the economy in Sudan in general. It can rise the living standard of the majority of the population; particularly those who are attached to farming and livestock. With the expected...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/10/2015

Sustainable Use of Land and Water Under Rainfed and Deficit Irrigation Conditions in Ogun-Osun River Basin, Nigeria by Omotayo Babawande Adeboye Sustainable Use of Land and Water Under Rainfed and Deficit Irrigation Conditions in Ogun-Osun River Basin, Nigeria

Fluctuation in rainfall in Ogun-Osun River Basin, Nigeria in the recent times is a challenge to crop production. Therefore, agronomic practices need to be designed to improve water productivity under rainfed conditions. Improving water productivity requires vapour shift or transfer...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2015

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