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Irrigation : agricultural water management / edited by Lucias Chapman

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New York, USA : Larsen and Keller Education 2017Description: vii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781635493146 (paperback)
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • S618 Ir7 2017
Contents:
Chapter 1 Introduction to water resources management -- Chapter 2 Understanding irrigation -- Chapter 3 Methods and techniques of irrigation -- Chapter 4 Water resource for irrigation -- Chapter 5 Rainwater harvesting -- Chapter 6 Crops requiring excess irrigation -- Chapter 7 Environmental impacts of irrigation -- Chapter 8 Water conservation: an essential aspect -- Chapter 9 Water resource management: a global overview.
Summary: This book provides comprehensive insights into the field of irrigation management. It talks extensively about the importance of water management, especially in an activity like irrigation. As fresh water is a limited resource, conservation of water should be a priority. Water management refers to managing, distribution, planning and development of technology in order to optimally utilize the water resources. As irrigation is an activity involving manual exploitation of water, therefore, the conservation of water becomes very important. This book provides detailed information about these topics and many others as well. It attempts to understand the various methodologies that fall under the practice of irrigation and their relevance in a modern world. For all those who are interested in this topic, this text can prove to be an essential guide.
List(s) this item appears in: Print Books 2021
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Books Books Ladislao N. Diwa Memorial Library Reserve Section Non-fiction RUS S618 Ir7 2017 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Room use only 76604 00076377

Includes index.

Chapter 1 Introduction to water resources management -- Chapter 2 Understanding irrigation -- Chapter 3 Methods and techniques of irrigation -- Chapter 4 Water resource for irrigation -- Chapter 5 Rainwater harvesting -- Chapter 6 Crops requiring excess irrigation -- Chapter 7 Environmental impacts of irrigation -- Chapter 8 Water conservation: an essential aspect -- Chapter 9 Water resource management: a global overview.

This book provides comprehensive insights into the field of irrigation management. It talks extensively about the importance of water management, especially in an activity like irrigation. As fresh water is a limited resource, conservation of water should be a priority. Water management refers to managing, distribution, planning and development of technology in order to optimally utilize the water resources. As irrigation is an activity involving manual exploitation of water, therefore, the conservation of water becomes very important. This book provides detailed information about these topics and many others as well. It attempts to understand the various methodologies that fall under the practice of irrigation and their relevance in a modern world. For all those who are interested in this topic, this text can prove to be an essential guide.

Fund 164 F&J de Jesus, Inc. Purchased August 13, 2018 76604 nej PHP 6,375.00 2018-06-609 2018-1-0319

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