IRRIGATION WATER MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE (Google eBook)
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.
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himachal is rich in water resources. even rivulets flow from hills of tutu and jutogh near SIMLA.
WHAT SCHEMES ARE UNDER EXECECUTION OR IN PLANNING ARE NOT KNOWN.
PERHAPS LOAD OF NEAR BY VILLAES CAN BE MET BY INSTALLATION OF MICRO HYDO PLANTS.
WIND POWER IS ANTHER SOURCE AVAILABLE IN HIMACHAL.
determination of moisture content
SoilWater Relationship 5199
Soil Water Measurement 100116
Soil WaterPlant Relationship 117141
Estimating Water Requirement of Crops 142185
Methods of Irrigation 186221
Measurement of Water 222245
Irrigation Efficiency 246260
Quality of Water and Irrigation with Saline Water 366401
Irrigation and Cropping Pattern 402409
Irrigation and Fertilizer Use 410418
Water Management in High Water Table Areas 419432
Appendix A 433434
Scheduling Irrigation 261283
Irrigation Practices in Crops 284365