1st Edition

Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices





ISBN 9781774636596
Published March 31, 2021 by Apple Academic Press
424 Pages 27 Color & 69 B/W Illustrations

USD $54.95

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Book Description

Many countries around the world are struggling with the challenges of water scarcity, including water for crops. Micro irrigation methods are an effective means to make the most efficient use of available water. This volume, Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices, continues the efforts of the book series Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation to provide informative and comprehensive knowledge on micro irrigation methods and practices.





This new book presents some of the latest information and research on micro irrigation and covers the area of performance, practices, and design, focusing particularly on the performance of vegetable, fruit and row crops in conjunction with different scheduling and practices. Irrigation scheduling is an important water management strategy, and this book addresses scheduling methods and issues. Design aspects of micro irrigation systems have also been discussed in the book.





The authors present their research and studies on scheduling practices and design micro irrigation systems with a variety of fruits and vegetables, including peppers, chili, watermelon, oranges, banana, litchi, rice, sugarcane, sorghum, and marigolds.





Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices will serve as a valuable reference for researchers, water resources professionals, agricultural extension agencies, farmers, and faculty and students.

Table of Contents

Performance of Winter Vegetables under Gravity-Fed Drip Irrigation System

Lala I. P. Ray, I. Suting, K. Siangshai, A. K. Singh, Ram Singh, and P. K. Bora

Performance of Drip Irrigated Capsicum under Protected Cultivation Structures

Laxmi Narayan Sethi and Hillolmoy Chakraborty

Water Use Efficiency for Drip Irrigated Chili under Polyethylene Mulching

M. M. Deshmukh, M. U. Kale, S. B. Wadatkar, V. A. Bhadane, and S. M. Ghawade

Performance of Watermelon under Mulching, Subsurface and Surface Drip Irrigation Systems in Semi-Arid Region

Mallikarjun Reddy, M. S. Ayyanagowdar, M. G. Patil, B. S. Polisgowdar, M. Nemichandrappa, M. Anantachar, and S. R. Balanagoudar

Drip Irrigation Scheduling of Citrus reticulata Blanco (Kinnow): Using Low Cost Plant Leaf Temperature Sensor

Manish Debnath, Anil Kumar Mishra, and Neelam Patel

Response of Drip Irrigated Banana to Different Irrigation Regimes

Saroj Kumar Pattanaaik

Hydraulic Performance of Litchi and Banana under Drip Irrigation

C. K. Saxena, Arpna Bajpai, A. K. Nayak, S. K. Pyasi, Ramadhar Singh, and S.K. Gupta

Micro Irrigation Practices in Rice Grown under SRI Method

Dinaranjan Mahapatra, N. Sahoo, and Balram Panigrahi

Water Use Efficiency for Sugarcane under Drip Irrigation

Rajendra Gupta

Water Use Efficiency of Sorghum under Drip Irrigation

U. M. Khodke

Water Use Efficiency for Marigold Flower (Tagetes Erecta L.) under Furrow and Drip Irrigation Systems

Ayyanna D. Siddapur, B. S. Polisgowdar, M. Nemichandrappa, M. S. Ayyanagowdar, U. Satishkumar, and A. Hugar

Development of Software for Multi Crop Drip Irrigation Design

Anuradha Behera, Ch. R. Subudhi, and Balram Panigrahi

Planning, Layout and Design of Drip Irrigation System

Kishor Choudhari

Head Loss in Double Inlet Lateral of Drip Irrigation System

Kirti Sundar Mohanty, Balram Panigrahi, and J. C. Paul

Fertigation in Drip Irrigation System: Evaluation of Venturi Injectors and Its Simulation Study

S. V. Chavan, B. S. Polisgowdar, A. B. Joshi, M. S. Ayyangagowdar. U. Satishkumarandv, and V. B. Wali

Canal Water Based Pressurized Irrigation Systems in High Rainfall Areas

R. C. Srivastava and S. Mohanty

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