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Potential Use of Solar Energy and Emerging Technologies in Micro Irrigation

ISBN 9781771883641
Published November 28, 2016 by Apple Academic Press
360 Pages 21 Color & 88 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book, the fourth volume in the series, examines the potential of solar energy and other emerging energy technologies in micro irrigation to create sustainable energy sources. The authors discuss a variety of innovative micro irrigation system designs, with a special focus on solar and photovoltaic (PV) energy.

Table of Contents

Basics of Micro Irrigation. Water and Nutrient Management in Drip Irrigation in India: Review. Design of Trickle Irrigation Systems. Selected Design Examples of Drip Irrigation Systems. Gravity-Feed Drip Irrigation for Agricultural Crops. Potential of Solar Energy in Micro Irrigation. Portable Solar Photovoltaic Powered Pumping System for Micro Irrigation System in Vegetable Cultivation. Thermal Modeling of a Solar Greenhouse for Water Saving and Sustainable Farming. Use of Green Energy Sources for Micro Irrigation Systems. Emerging Technologies. Nutrient Management through Drip Fertigation to Improve Yield and Quality of Mulberry Crop. Water Use Efficiency for Bell Pepper (Capsicum) under Greenhouse Cultivation. Adaptability of Drip Irrigated Canola in Different Regions of Egypt. Energy Analysis of Wheat under Pressurized Irrigation.

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