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Author Southorn, Neil.

Title Farm irrigation : planning & management / Neil Southorn.

Imprint Port Melbourne ; Newton [Mass.] : Inkata Press, ©1997.

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Description 1 online resource (164 pages) : illustrations.
Series Practical farming
Practical farming.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 160) and index.
Contents Front Cover; Farm Irrigation: Planning & Magagement; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Irrigation planning; Chapter 2. Soil water; Chapter 3. Evapotranspiration; Chapter 4. Irrigation scheduling; Chapter 5. Surgace irrigation; Chapter 6. Spray irrigation; Chapter 7. Microirigation systems; Chapter 8. Reticulation; Chapter 9. Drainage; References; Index; Some other titles in the PRACTICAL FARMING SERIES.
Summary There is no doubt that irrigation makes a major contribution to agricultural production, making a whole range of crops viable in an otherwise unreliable climate and helping insure against drought. However irrigation does not automatically guarantee a profit and acclaim, it is a high cost exercise, using water from increasingly scarce supplies, and contributes to environmental concerns of the community. Many of the pressures facing some irrigators have been caused by a lack of understanding in the past of best practices necessary in design, installation and management. Alternative methods of ir.
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Subject Irrigation farming.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Southorn, Neil. Farm irrigation. Port Melbourne ; Newton [Mass.] : Inkata Press, ©1997 0750689374 9780750689373 (OCoLC)38429506
ISBN 9780080548654 (electronic bk.)
0080548652 (electronic bk.)