Irrigation scheduling: a guide for efficient on-farm water management
David Alan Goldhamer, Richard L. Snyder, University of California (System). Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 67 pages
Characterizing the soil environment. Soil-based monitoring. Plant-based monitoring. The water budget approach. Irrigation effectiveness. Shallow water tables. Salinity. Implementing and irrigation strategy on the farm.
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