Sustainability of Irrigated Agriculture - Nato Science Series E: 312 (Hardback)
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Sustainability of Irrigated Agriculture - Nato Science Series E: 312 (Hardback)

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Hardback 631 Pages / Published: 31/01/1996
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Irrigated agriculture and the use of water resources in agriculture face the challenges of sustainable development. Research has advanced our knowledge of water use by crops, soil-water-solutes interactions, and the engineering and managerial tools needed to mobilize, convey, distribute, control and apply water for agricultural production. However, the achievements booked in user practice have revealed the need for new developments in the areas of resource conservation, control of environmental and health impacts, modernisation of technologies and management, economic viability and the social acceptance of changes.
The contributions to Sustainability of Irrigated Agriculture cover most of the relevant disciplines. Besides its multidisciplinarity, the different origins, experience, backgrounds and practices of the authors provide a wide, in-depth analysis of the various aspects of water resource utilization in agriculture. The papers review scientific, technical and managerial aspects, highlighting the main problems, issues and future developments. The book covers the different aspects of sustainability, including environmental, technical, economic, institutional and social ones. Advances in irrigation science and engineering are dealt with, both on- and off-farm. Special attention is paid to the different components of water quality management, to the transfer of technology, and to capacity building.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780792339366
Number of pages: 631
Weight: 2380 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 34 mm
Edition: 1996 ed.

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