Microirrigation for Crop Production: Design, Operation, and Management

Microirrigation for Crop Production: Design, Operation, and Management

by Elsevier Science
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444506071

ISBN-13: 9780444506078

Pub. Date: 11/18/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Microirrigation has become the fastest growing segment of the irrigation industry worldwide and has the potential to increase the quality of food supply through improved water fertilizer efficiency. This book is meant to update the text "Trickle Irrigation, Design, Operation and Management". This text offers the most current understanding of the management criteria

Overview

Microirrigation has become the fastest growing segment of the irrigation industry worldwide and has the potential to increase the quality of food supply through improved water fertilizer efficiency. This book is meant to update the text "Trickle Irrigation, Design, Operation and Management". This text offers the most current understanding of the management criteria needed to obtain maximum water and fertilization efficiency.

• Presents a detailed explanation of system design, operation, and management specific to various types of MI systems
• Analyzes proper use of irrigation technology and its effect to increase efficiency
• Provides an understanding to the basic science needed to comprehend operation and management
• Over 150 figures of designs and charts of systems including, surface drip, subsurface drip, spray/microsprinkler, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444506078
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
11/18/2006
Series:
Developments in Agricultural Engineering Series, #13
Pages:
642
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

I. Mircoirrigation Theory and Design Pinciples
A. Introduction
B. Soil Water Concepts
C. Irrigation Scheduling
D. Salinity
E. General Design Principles

II. Operation and Maintenance Principles
A. Automation
B. Application of Chemical and Biological Materials

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