Management of Drip/Trickle or Micro Irrigation (Paperback)

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Management of Drip/Trickle or Micro Irrigation (Paperback)

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This important book-the only complete, one-stop manual on microirrigation worldwide--offers knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. The simplicity of the contents facilitates a technician to develop an effective micro irrigation system.

Management of Drip/Trickle or Micro Irrigation includes the basic considerations relating to soil-water-plant interactions, with topics such as methods for soil moisture measurement; evapotranspiration; irrigation systems; tensiometer use and installation; principles of drip/ micro/ trickle irrigation; filtration systems; automation; chloration; service and maintenance; design of drip irrigation and lateral lines; the evaluation of uniformity of application; and an economical analysis for selecting irrigation technology.

Dr. Megh Raj Goyal obtained his bachelor degree in agricultural engineering from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India. He obtained his MS and PhD degrees in agricultural engineering from Ohio State University, USA. At present, he is a professor of agricultural and biomedical engineering at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez campus. He has published more than 200 technical articles in professional journals, a textbook on the elements of agroclimatology, conference proceedings on biomechanics, and two bibliographies on micro irrigation. A professionally licensed engineer, he is known as the Father of Irrigation in Puerto Rico.
Product Details ISBN: 9781774632000
ISBN-10: 1774632004
Publisher: Apple Academic Press
Publication Date: March 31st, 2021
Pages: 350
Language: English