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Irrigation Water Management: Principles and Prctice

D.K. Majumdar

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ISBN 10: 8120317297 / ISBN 13: 9788120317291
Published by PHI Learning, 2009
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This book fills the need for an up-to-date comprehensive text on irrigation water management for students of agriculture both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The scope of the book makes it a useful reference for courses in agricultural engineering, agronomy, soil science, agricultural physics and environmental sciences. It can also serve as a valuable guidebook to persons working with farming communities.The coverage in fifteen chapters brings out different aspects of irrigation including irrigation situation in the world, rainfall, evaporation, water wealth and progressive development of irrigation in India, measurement of soil water and irrigation water, methods of irrigation, irrigation with saline water, formulating cropping pattern in irrigated area and management of high water table. CONTENTS: Preface. General. Water Wealth and Irrigation in India. Soil-Water Relationship. Soil Water Measurement. Soil Water-Plant Relationship. Estimating Water Requirement of Crops. Methods of Irrigation. Measurement of Water. Irrigation Efficiency. Scheduling Irrigation. Irrigation Practices in Crops. Quality of Water and Irrigation with Saline Water. Irrigation and Cropping Pattern. Irrigation and Fertilizer Use. Water Management in High Water Table Areas. Appendices. Glossary. Index. Printed Pages: 500. Bookseller Inventory # 10593

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Title: Irrigation Water Management: Principles and ...

Publisher: PHI Learning

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: First edition.

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This insightful book fills the need for an up to date comprehensive text on irrigation water management, for both undergraduate and post graduate students of agriculture.

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The author is a Professor of agronomy and formare pricipal of the Institute of agriculture, Visva-Bharati University, sriniketan, West Bengal.

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