Irrigation Theory and Practice

Irrigation Theory and Practice

Author :A M Michael

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  • ISBN : 9788125918677
  • Pages : 772
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : Vikas Publishing
  • Size : 8.5" x 11"

Price : 795.00 636.00

This book is a comprehensive treatise on water resources development and Irrigation management. For the last 30 years the book has enjoyed the status of an encyclopedia on the subject, and in spite of the various innovations during the period, it has been in circulation because of its authoritative approach. It has now been thoroughly revised and updated, and thus, substantially enlarged.

    Utilization of Water Resources and Irrigation Development
  • Irrigation Wells
  • Water Lifts and Pumps
  • Lift Irrigation Systems and their Design
  • Measurement of Irrigation Water
  • Open Channel Distribution in Command Areas
  • Underground Pipeline System
  • Land Grading and Field Layout
  • Soil-Plant-Water Relationships
  • Water Requirement of Crops and Irrigation Management
  • Surface Methods of Water Application
  • Sprinkler Irrigation
  • Drip Irrigation
  • Salt Management in Irrigated Agriculture
  • Economic Evaluation of Irrigation Projects and Water Pricing Policy •Appendices

  • Comprehensive coverage of water resources utilization, command area development and efficient irrigation
  • Analysis of water resources potential and irrigation development in India against the global scenario
  • Review of the situations in select countries of Asia and Africa
  • Critical appraisal of regional problems
  • Emphasis on appropriate technology for small scale units
  • Methods showing conjunctive use of surface and ground water
  • Application of modern economic theories in project planning and evaluation
  • Case study-based design examples
  • From the basic to most advanced topics of the subject
  • Learning objectives and summary for direction and quick revision
  • Short answer and objective type questions for each chapter to test the in-depth knowledge of students and help them to prepare for various competitive examinations

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