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Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines

1st Edition

Edited by Megh R. Goyal

Apple Academic Press

354 pages

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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 the world share their expertise on:� Automation of m

Table of Contents

Foreword by Miguel Munoz Munoz. Foreword by Gajendra Singh. Foreword by R. K. Sivanappan. Foreword by Marvin J. Jensen. Preface. Part I: Principles of Sustainable Micro Irrigation for Trees and Vines. Principles of Automation. Principles of Service and Maintenance. Evaluation of the Uniformity Coefficients. Sustainable Water Management in Citrus: India. Advances in Sustainable Irrigation and Fertigation Management: Citrus. Sustainable Micro Irrigation Potential in Fruit Crops: India. Quality of Municipal Wastewater for Sustainable Micro Irrigation. Evaluation of Sustainable Micro Irrigation with Municipal Wastewater. Part II: Research Advances and Applications. Effects of Sustainable Irrigation Methods on Fruit Performance of Acid Lime. Performance of Citrus reticulate cv. Blanco with Sustainable Micro-Jet Irrigation. Sustainable Micro Irrigation Scheduling in Nagpur Mandarin. Performance of Nagpur Mandarin with Sustainable Practices. Sustainable Potassium Fertigation in Nagpur Mandarin. Sensor Based Sustainable Irrigation Scheduling in Blueberries. Bibliography. Appendixes. Index.

About the Editor

Dr. Megh R. Goyal received a BSc degree in engineering in 1971, MSc degree in 1977, PhD degree in 1979, and Master of Divinity degree in 2001. He spent a one-year sabbatical leave in 2002-03 at the Biomedical Engineering Department of Florida International University, Miami, USA. Since 1971, he has worked as lecturer/research assistant at Haryana Agricultural University and The Ohio State University, and professor - cum research agricultural engineer at Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez campus. At present, he is a retired professor in agricultural and biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering at University of Puerto Rico. He is also senior acquisitions editor for Apple Academic Press, Inc., in the areas of agricultural science and biomedical engineering, as well as senior editor-in-chief of the book series Advances in Bioengineering Research and Applications, published by AAP. He has authored more than 200 articles in technical journals and textbooks, including Elements of Agroclimatology (Spanish) by UNISARC; Colombia, two Bibliographies on Drip Irrigation; the books Biofluid Dynamics of Human Body, Management of Drip/Trickle or Micro Irrigation, Evapotranspiration: Principles and Applications for Water Management, and Biomechanics of Artificial Organs and Prostheses; as well as the three-volume series on Research Advances on Sustainable Micro Irrigation.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply