IRRIGATION WATER MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE (Google eBook)

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Jan 1, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 500 pages
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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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Contents

Water Wealth and Irrigation in India 3250
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SoilWater Relationship 5199
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Soil Water Measurement 100116
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Soil WaterPlant Relationship 117141
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Estimating Water Requirement of Crops 142185
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Methods of Irrigation 186221
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Measurement of Water 222245
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Irrigation Efficiency 246260
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Quality of Water and Irrigation with Saline Water 366401
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Irrigation and Cropping Pattern 402409
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Irrigation and Fertilizer Use 410418
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Water Management in High Water Table Areas 419432
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Appendix A 433434
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Glossary 455478
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Subject Index 479487
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Scheduling Irrigation 261283
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Irrigation Practices in Crops 284365
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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.

About the author (2001)

DILIP KUMAR MAJUMDAR, D.Phil. (Agriculture), is formerly Professor of Agronomy and Principal (Dean), Institute of Agriculture, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan. An M.Sc. (Agronomy) from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, and D.Phil. (Agriculture) from the University of Calcutta, Prof. Majumdar has four decades of teaching experience in Agronomy. He has guided a number of Ph.D. and M.Sc. students in Agronomy and Water Management.

He has been Consultant in the Ministry of HRD, GoI, for formulation of a project to establish the Council of Rural Higher Education and University of Rural Education in India. He possesses seven years of experience in rural development under Government of Tripura. He also served as Member of Tripura State Planning Board. He is a Life Member of a number of scientific societies including Indian Society of Agronomy and Indian Science Congress Association.

He has published 67 research papers in Agronomy of Crops and Water Management in reputed national and international journals and authored a successful university-level textbook. 

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