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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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
Agron amount of water Andhra Pradesh applied atmospheric available soil water bulk density cent channel clay cm depth consumptive crop production Dastane Delhi depth of irrigation depth of water drain drainage Effect of irrigation evaporation evapotranspiration fertilizer field capacity flow furrow ground water Gujarat Haryana hydraulic conductivity increase Indian infiltration irrigation requirement irrigation water IW/CPE ratio Karnataka land loam soil lysimeter Madhya Pradesh maize Majumdar measurement method of irrigation Mha-m nitrogen optimum period permanent wilting point permeability pressure rainfall Rajasthan requirement of crops rice root zone saline water salts sandy loam saturated scheduling irrigation season Singh sodium soil layers soil sample soil surface soil water content soil water tension sprinkler stages temperature tensiometer transpiration Uttar Pradesh water application water availability Water Management water need water potential water requirement water stress water table water use efficiency weir West Bengal wheat wilting point
Page 2 - Land under permanent crops: land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee and rubber; this category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit-trees, nut-trees and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber.
Page 2 - Arable land" are not meant to indicate the amount of land that is potentially cultivable. Permanent Crops: land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee and rubber; this category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber.