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Geographical perspectives on irrigation

Geographical perspectives on irrigation

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Rajasthan.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- India -- Rajasthan.,
    • Irrigation farming -- India -- Rajasthan.,
    • Agricultural geography -- India -- Rajasthan.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesIrrigation.
      Statement[edited by] Ram Kumar Gurjar.
      ContributionsGurjar, Ram Kumar, 1956-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS616.I4 G46 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2009830M
      LC Control Number90908630

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      This book was designed to be a comprehensive review of selected topics related to irrigation and drainage. Readers will find themes such as salinity control, decision support systems, subsurface drainage, irrigation scheduling in nurseries, irrigation with municipal wastewater, and sustainable drainage systems. These topics and pursuant discussions are expected to be very fruitful in the Cited by: 2. Much progress is possible. In fact, due to the dedicated efforts of governments and NGOs since the Earth Summit, safe drinking water has been made available to some billion people around.

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