CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation

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This new book,Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation, offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. The information covered has worldwide applicability to irrigation management in agriculture.

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Price:
£95.00
On-Line ISSN:
9781771880176
Launch:
Aug. 2014

Features

• Offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system

• Include information with worldwide applicability to irrigation management in agriculture

• Focuses on both subsurface and surface micro irrigation

Table of Contents

Foreword by Gajendra Singh

Foreword by Miguel Muñoz Muñoz

Foreword by R K Sivanappan

Foreword by Marvin J Jensen

Preface

Part I: Subsurface Micro Irrigation

Wetting Pattern Simulation of Subsurface Micro Irrigation: Part I, Model Development;M.N. El-nesr, S.M. Ismail, T. K. Zien El-Abedin, and M.A. Wassif

Wetting Pattern Simulation of Subsurface Micro Irrigation: Part II, Model Validation;M.N. El-nesr, S. M. Ismail, T. K. Zien El-Abedin, and M.A. Wassif

Micro Irrigation in Egyptian Sandy Soil: Hydraulic Barrier Technique;M. N. El-nesr, S. M. Ismail, T. K. Zien El-Abedin, and M. A. Wassif

Micro irrigation Design using MicroCAD;M. N. El-nesr, S. M. Ismail, T. K. Zien El-Abedin, and M. A. Wassif

Part II: Micro Irrigation Research Advances and Applications

Sustainable Subsurface Drip Irrigation in Australia: Vegetables;Viola Devasirvatham

Mechanics of Clogging in Sustainable Micro Irrigation System;Vishal keshavrao Chavan, P. Balakrishnan, Santosh Deshmukh, and M.B.Nagdeve

Water Movement in Drip Irrigated Sandy Soils;Eric Simonne, Aparna Gazula, Robert Hochmuth, and Jim DeValerio

Crop Coefficients: Sustainable Trickle Irrigated Common Beans;Victor H. Ramirez Builes, Eric W. Harmsen and Timothy G. Porch

Water Requirements for Papaya on a Mollisol Soil;Ricardo Goenaga, Edmundo Rivera, and Carlos Almodovar

Water Requirements for Tanier (Xanthosomaspp.);Ricardo Goenaga

Water Requirements for Tanier (Xanthosomaspp.) on a Mollisol Soil;Ricardo Goenaga

Water Requirements for Banana on a Mollisol Soil;Ricardo Goenaga and Heber Irizarry

Water Requirements for Banana on an Oxisol Soil;Ricardo Goenaga and Heber Irizarry

Water Requirements for Plantains on a Mollisol Soil;Ricardo Goenaga, Heber Irizarry, and Eladio Gonzalez

Sustainable Drip Irrigation Management: Plantain and Banana;Ricardo Goenaga, Heber Irizarry, Bruce Coleman and Eulalio Ortiz

Biometric Response of Eggplant under Sustainable Micro Irrigation with Municipal Wastewater;Vinod Kumar Tripathi, T. B. S. Rajput, Neelam Patel, and Pradeep Kumar

Editor Bio(s)

Dr. Megh R. Goyal received a BSc degree in engineering in 1971, MSc degree in 1977, PhD degree in 1979, and Master of Divinity degree in 2001. He spent a one-year sabbatical leave in 2002–03 at the Biomedical Engineering Department of Florida International University, Miami, USA. Since 1971, he has worked as lecturer/research assistant at Haryana Agricultural University and The Ohio State University, and professor – cum research agricultural engineer at Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez campus. At present, he is a retired professor in agricultural and biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering at University of Puerto Rico. He is also senior acquisitions editor for Apple Academic Press, Inc., in the areas of agricultural science and biomedical engineering, as well as senior editor-in-chief of the book series Advances in Bioengineering Research and Applications, published by AAP. He has authored more than 200 articles in technical journals and textbooks, includingElements of Agroclimatology(Spanish) by UNISARC; Colombia, twoBibliographies on Drip Irrigation; the booksBiofluid Dynamics of Human Body, Management of Drip/Trickle or Micro Irrigation, Evapotranspiration: Principles and Applications for Water Management,andBiomechanics of Artificial Organs and Prostheses;as well as the three volume series on Research Advances on Sustainable Micro Irrigation.

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