Micro Irrigation Management: Technological Advances and Their Applications, the fifth book in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation book series, is a valuable reference volume on micro irrigation and water management for professional training institutes, technical agricultural centers, irrigation centers, agricultural extension service, and other agencies who work with micro irrigation programs. With an international focus, this new book focuses on applications of solar energy in micro irrigation and other important technological advances. It includes case studies and illustrative examples on drip irrigation design.
Table of Contents
Estimations of Evapotranspiration. Reference Evapotranspiration Estimations Using the Penman-Monteith Method: Puerto Rico. Reference Evapotranspiration: Trends and Identification of Its Meteorological Variables in Arid Climate. Evapotranspiration of Woody Landscape Plants. Evaporation and Seepage Losses from Dug-Out Type Farm Ponds. Estimations of Soil Properties. Several Dielectric Mixing Models for Estimating Soil Moisture Content. Inverse Procedure for Estimating Vertically Distributed Soil Hydraulic Parameters Using GPR. Management of Micro Irrigation Systems. The Approach for Translating Meteorological Patterns into Infra-Red Signaling for Variable Dispensation in Crop Irrigation Systems. Solar Photovoltaic Powered Micro Irrigation System in Aerobic Rice Cultivation. Management of Irrigation System: Performance of Egyptian Wheat. Maximizing Profits by Using Different Planting Geometry under Micro Irrigation. Design of Lateral Lines. Field Evaluation of Micro Irrigation Systems. Potential Problems in Drip Irrigation Systems. Emitters: Pressure and Discharge Relationship.