Dilip Kumar Majumdar con Irrigation Water Management: Principles and Practice
A lot of research is being carried out to generate knowledge and evolve technologies for sustainable agricultural production. This book is therefore designed to fulfill the need for an up-to-date comprehensive text on irrigation water management for students of agriculture. The text comprises 15 chapters which cover different aspects of irrigation. The book describes the irrigation in ancient and present times in India and in the world, benefits and harmful effects of irrigation on crops and land, and rainfall and evaporation situation in India. The coverage in other chapters includes soil-water relationship, soil-water-plant relationships, measurement of soil water and irrigation water, methods of irrigation, scientific irrigation practices in crops, water quality and irrigation with saline water irrigation.
The book is intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Agriculture.