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Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation

1st Edition

Edited by Megh R. Goyal

Apple Academic Press

392 pages

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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. Focusing on both subsurface and surface micro irriga

Table of Contents

Foreword by Gajendra Singh. Foreword by Miguel Munoz Munoz. Foreword by R K Sivanappan. Foreword by Marvin J Jensen. Preface. Part I: Subsurface Micro Irrigation. Wetting Pattern Simulation of Subsurface Micro Irrigation: Part I, Model Development. Wetting Pattern Simulation of Subsurface Micro Irrigation: Part II, Model Validation. Micro Irrigation in Egyptian Sandy Soil: Hydraulic Barrier Technique. Micro irrigation Design using MicroCAD. Part II: Micro Irrigation Research Advances and Applications. Sustainable Subsurface Drip Irrigation in Australia: Vegetables. Mechanics of Clogging in Sustainable Micro Irrigation System. Water Movement in Drip Irrigated Sandy Soils. Crop Coefficients: Sustainable Trickle Irrigated Common Beans. Water Requirements for Papaya on a Mollisol Soil. Water Requirements for Tanier (Xanthosoma spp.). Water Requirements for Tanier (Xanthosoma spp.) on a Mollisol Soil. Water Requirements for Banana on a Mollisol Soil. Water Requirements for Banana on an Oxisol Soil. Water Requirements for Plantains on a Mollisol Soil. Sustainable Drip Irrigation Management: Plantain and Banana. Biometric Response of Eggplant under Sustainable Micro Irrigation with Municipal Wastewater. 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:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General