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Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation


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"Water for food production is clearly one of the grand challenges of the 21st century. Hopefully this book series will help irrigators and famers around the world to increase the adoption of water savings technology such as micro irrigation. I congratulate the editors on the completion and publication of this book series on micro irrigation." 
—Vincent F. Bralts, PhD, PE, Professor and Ex-Associate Dean, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

"This book series is informative and is a must for all irrigation planners to minimize the problem of water scarcity worldwide. Dr. Goyal, the Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico and pioneer on micro irrigation in the Latin America (and my longtime colleague, has done an extraordinary job in the presentation of this series." 
—Miguel A Muñoz, PhD, Ex-President of University of Puerto Rico; and Professor/Soil Scientist 

"I believe that this innovative book series will aid the irrigation fraternity throughout the world. I congratulate Dr. Goyal on his professional contributions and the distinction in micro irrigation." 
—A. M. Michael, PhD, Former Professor/Director, Water Technology Center–IARI; Ex-Vice-Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University, Trichur, Kerala

This book series includes 10 volumes and covers a multitude of important aspects of micro irrigation management in agriculture. 

The books are important as reference books for professionals and can serve as textbooks for graduate and undergraduate courses in agriculture and civil engineering. These books are valuable resources. 

With increased agricultural production, irrigated land has increased in the arid and subhumid zones around the world, and this, in conjunction with the increasing demand for water and energy for agriculture, has made the need for alternate methods of water management. The books present the perspectives and experience from authors from around the world, in different climate zones, with different soils, and with the cultivation of diverse crops.

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Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

1st Edition

Edited By Megh R. Goyal
March 31, 2021

Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions, the fifth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, addresses the ever-challenging need for irrigation systems in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, areas that are suffering from severe ...

Best Management Practices for Drip Irrigated Crops

Best Management Practices for Drip Irrigated Crops

1st Edition

Edited By Kamal Gurmeet Singh, Megh R. Goyal, Ramesh P. Rudra
March 31, 2021

This book focuses on best management practices for drip irrigated crops. It cover irrigation methods, scheduling of micro irrigation, and mulching and crop performance. Micro irrigation techniques with diverse crops are discussed, including sweet pepper, chili, tomatoes, cauliflower, wheat, sweet ...

Closed Circuit Trickle Irrigation Design Theory and Applications

Closed Circuit Trickle Irrigation Design: Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Edited By Megh R. Goyal, Hani A. A. Mansour
March 31, 2021

Closed circuit trickle irrigation is a form of micro irrigation that increases energy and water efficiency by using closed circuit drip irrigation systems designs. Modifications are made to traditional micro irrigation methods to reduce some of the problems and constraints, such as low compressor ...

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems

1st Edition

Edited By Megh R. Goyal
March 31, 2021

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems, the fourth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, emphasizes sustainable and meaningful methods of irrigation to counter rampant water scarcity. In many parts of the world, this scarcity ...

Sustainable Micro Irrigation Principles and Practices

Sustainable Micro Irrigation: Principles and Practices

1st Edition

Edited By Megh R. Goyal
March 31, 2021

This new book, Principles and Practices of Sustainable Micro Irrigation, is the first in the new series on micro irrigation, which offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. Written by experienced scientists from ...

Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines

Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines

1st Edition

Edited By Megh R. Goyal
March 31, 2021

This valuable book, the third volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, focuses on sustainable micro irrigation management for trees and vines. It covers the principles as well as recent advances and applications of micro irrigation techniques. Specialists throughout ...

Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation

Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation

1st Edition

Edited By Megh R. Goyal
March 31, 2021

This new book, Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation, offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. The information covered has worldwide applicability to irrigation management in agriculture. ...

Wastewater Management for Irrigation Principles and Practices

Wastewater Management for Irrigation: Principles and Practices

1st Edition

Edited By Megh R. Goyal
March 31, 2021

The reuse of wastewater in irrigation is being practiced only recently to solve water scarcity problems in agriculture. Management of water, soil, crop, and operational procedures, including precautions to protect farm workers, play an important role in the successful use of sewage effluent for ...

Water and Fertigation Management in Micro Irrigation

Water and Fertigation Management in Micro Irrigation

1st Edition

Edited By Megh R. Goyal
March 31, 2021

This important volume, the ninth in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation book series, provides an invaluable addition to the literature and knowledge on the ever-growing need for sustainable irrigation for agricultural crops in many water-scarce parts of the world. The book ...

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