5 edition of Irrigation management processes and conditions found in the catalog.
Irrigation management processes and conditions
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-266).
|Series||IIMI country papers, Sri Lanka ;, no. 8|
|LC Classifications||TC904.7 .N55 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxx, 277 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||277|
|LC Control Number||92911051|
In many countries irrigated agriculture consumes a large proportion of the available water resources, often over 70% of the total. There is considerable pressure to release water for other uses, and as a sector irrigated agriculture will have to increase its efficiency and productivity of water use. Drawing on the author’s 30 years of experience. It emphasizes the management of irrigation as a business enterprise, moving management thinking out of traditional public sector mindsets to more customer-focused, performance-oriented service delivery. The book aims to provide practical guidelines to improve the three key processes of management, operation and maintenance of such systems.
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 5/5(4). A. The Role of Irrigation Water in Agriculture Systems 1. Sustains soil biological and chemical activity and mineralization during dry periods: In seasonally dry areas, irrigation water artificially extends the time period in which soil biological activity and nutrient release are .
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