Sustainable micro irrigation design systems for agricultural by Megh R. Goyal, P. Panigrahi

By Megh R. Goyal, P. Panigrahi

This new publication, Sustainable Micro Irrigation layout structures for Agricultural plants, brings jointly the easiest study for effective micro irrigation tools for box vegetation, targeting layout tools and top practices.

Covering a large number of subject matters, the publication offers learn and stories on:

  • Indigenous choices to be used of saline and alkali waters
  • Hydraulic performance
  • Distribution of moisture
  • Fertigation technology
  • Buried micro irrigation laterals
  • Drip irrigation scheduling
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Adoption and financial impression of a micro irrigation model

This booklet is a needs to for these attracted to irrigation making plans and administration, particularly, researchers, scientists, educators, and students.

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He spent one-year sabbatical leave in 2002–2003 at the Biomedical Engineering Department at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, USA. Since 1971, he has worked as Soil Conservation Inspector (1971); Research Assistant at Haryana Agricultural University (1972–75) and Ohio State University (1975–79); Research Agricultural Engineer/Professor at the Department of Agricultural Engineering of UPRM (1979–1997); and Professor in Agricultural and Biomedical Engineering in the General Engineering Department of UPRM (1997–2012).

Subba Rao et al. [85] observed up to 50% decrease in yield of tomato when ECiw exceeded 6 dS m–1. 0 dS m–1 were used to irrigate date palm trees. 45 meq l–1 were applied to grow kinnow (Citrus reticulata) plantation. Singh et al. 0 dS m–1 water through drip and basin irrigation in sapota crop at Anand, Gujarat. On the basis of plant performance and accumulation of salts at the end of experiment, it was concluded that drip irrigation performed better compared to the basin method at all salinity levels.

BOOK REVIEWS “I congratulate the editors on the completion and publication of this book volume on micro irrigation design. Water for food production is clearly one of the grand challenges of the twenty-first century. ” —Vincent F. Bralts, PhD, PE, Professor and Ex-Associate Dean, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana “This book is user-friendly and is a must for all irrigation planners to minimize the problem of water scarcity worldwide. The Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico of twenty-first century and pioneer on micro irrigation in the Latin America, Dr.

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