Irrigation Management

authored by: G. Vijayalakshmy, H,Bharghavi, G. Mariappan & C. Sangeetha
ISBN: 9789387973978 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 200 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2019
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 16.7 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 475 GMS
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The book "Irrigation Management" was designed as a comprehensive reference guide for undergraduate students studying Irrigation Management, as well as a valuable resource for educational objectives. Its broad scope and in-depth coverage of 17 chapters make it a useful reference for various courses in Agricultural Science and Horticultural Science, Agricultural Engineering, and Environmental Science. The book covers a range of topics related to irrigation, including different irrigation systems and methods employed worldwide, rainfall, evaporation, water resources, and the measurement of soil water. Additionally, it delves into the progressive development of irrigation in India. The book emphasizes the significance of water as a limited resource, as it is subject to a multitude of demands from different sectors, such as agriculture, livestock, industries, power generation, and increased urban and rural domestic use.

G. Vijayalakshmy: Asst. Professor (Agronomy) N S Agricultural College Affiliated To ANGRAU, Markapur-523320, Andhra Pradesh, India

H. Bhargavi: Asst. Professor (Agronomy) N S Agricultural College Affiliated To ANGRAU, Markapur-523320, Andhra Pradesh, India

G. Mariappan Ph D. Agricultural Officer (Soil Survey) Vellore-632002, Tamil Nadu, India

C. Sangeetha: Asst. Professor (Agronomy), Kumaraguru Institute of Agriculture, Sakthinagar-638315. Erode District Tamil Nadu, India

1. Introduction 2: Water – The Liquid Gold 3: Soil-A Three Phase Disperse System 4: Water Retention and Movement in Soil 5: Soil Water Classification 6: Soil Moisture Constants 7: Measurement of Soil Moisture 8: Soil – Plant – Water Relations 9: Crop Water Requirement 10: Evapotranspiration 11: Water Budgeting 12: Methods of Irrigation 13: Irrigation Efficiencies 14: Quality of Irrigation Water 15: Water Management for Problem Soils 16: Water Logging and Field Drainage 17: Water Management Practices 18: Objectives on Irrigation Management References

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