Complete Irrigation Handbook: Management, Pollution and Solutions (Hardcover)
This is an all-inclusive book which provides in-depth information regarding irrigation, its management as well as problems related to pollution along with the solutions. Irrigated agriculture is the leading utilizer of fresh water across the globe and, because of the huge area in use, is one of the primary sources of pollution to the water resources. This book contains comprehensive information which encompasses distinct issues and problems of irrigated agriculture ranging from water use in various irrigated systems to pollution produced by irrigated agriculture. Furthermore, it also presents novel possibilities of latest irrigation methodologies involving reuse of drainage water and wastewater to help in reduction of freshwater extractions. A broad spectrum of issues has been covered in this book, regarding the assessment of irrigated agriculture effects and management practices for the reduction of these impacts on the environment.