Book Chapter Archive

Energy inputs on western groundwater irrigated areas.

Energy cost is a significant factor influencing farmers' profits and, thus, acres irrigated, quantity of water applied, and cropping patterns. The influence of energy on irrigation is particularly important where groundwater must be pumped from deep beneath the land and/or high pressure irrigatio... Read More

Management of saline soils and waters.

The introduction to this book outlines the physiography, climate, water and soil resources of India, its crops and their water and irrigation requirements. Other chapters describe: soil properties, irrigation water properties, crop tolerance of saline conditions, land development and leaching, ir... Read More