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Microirrigation for Crop Production

Edited by Freddie R. Lamm, James E. Ayars, Francis S. Nakayama 
Elsevier  September 2006  



Hardback  642 pp  ISBN 9780444506078      £130.00
Microirrigation has become the fastest growing segment of the irrigation industry worldwide and has the potential to increase the quality of food supply through improved water fertilizer efficiency. This book is meant to update the text "Trickle Irrigation, Design, Operation and Management". This text offers the most current understanding of the management criteria needed to obtain maximum water and fertilization efficiency.

Of interest to researchers in crop science, agronomy, irrigation studies, food science, and environmentalists.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Soil Water Concepts
  • Irrigation Scheduling
  • Salinity
  • General System Design Principles
  • Economic Implications of Microirrigation
  • Automation
  • Application of Chemical Materials .
  • Application of Biological Effluent
  • field Performance and Evaluation
  • Maintenance
  • Surface Drip Irrigation
  • Subsurface Drip Irrigation
  • Bubbler Irrigation
  • Microsprinkler Irrigation
  • List of Terms and Symbols
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