Advances in Irrigation

Advances in Irrigation

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Advances in Irrigation, Volume 1 covers updated comprehensive elucidations of the various topics of contemporary interest and importance related to the rapidly advancing science and engineering practice of irrigation. The book presents articles on the conjunctive use of rainfall and irrigation in semiarid regions; the theory and the practical aspects of irrigation scheduling; and canopy temperature and crop water stress. The text also includes articles on the use of solute transport models to estimate salt balance below irrigated cropland; level-basin irrigation; as well as the applications of flow measurement flumes to irrigation water management. The principles, practices, and potentialities of trickle (drip) irrigation are also encompassed. Hydraulic engineers and people working in the field of irrigation will find the book useful.C. SYSTEM CONTROL, WATER MEASUREMENT, AND AUTOMATION The main control station for a trickle irrigation system ... Single and multistation timers or controllers and related solenoid valves are easily installed to eliminate the work ofanbsp;...

Title:Advances in Irrigation
Author:Daniel Hillel
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-10-22


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