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Irrigation in Agroecosystems

Edited by Gabrijel Ondrasek

University of Zagreb

The agroecosystem is one of the most fascinating, purposely human-created functional units, by which human species made a huge leap from predators and nomads to food growers (agriculturists). Irrigation is one of the oldest and still one of the most effective agricultural practices for providing continuous and quality foodstuffs.

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Irrigation in AgroecosystemsEdited by Gabrijel Ondrasek

Published: January 23rd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73607

ISBN: 978-1-78984-924-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-923-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-743-5

Copyright year: 2019

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10108 Total Chapter Downloads

20 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

42 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Irrigation after Millennia - Still One of the Most Effective Strategies for Sustainable Management of Water Footprint in Agricultural Crops

By Gabrijel Ondrasek


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2. Informational Entropy Approach for Rating Curve Assessment in Rough and Smooth Irrigation Ditch

By Greco Michele


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3. Irrigation Management Practices and Their Influence on Fruit Agroecosystem

By Gaganpreet Kour and Parshant Bakshi


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4. Using Smartphone Technologies to Manage Irrigation

By Timothy Coolong, Luke Miller and George Vellidis


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5. Deficit Irrigation in Mediterranean Fruit Trees and Grapevines: Water Stress Indicators and Crop Responses

By Anabela Fernandes-Silva, Manuel Oliveira, Teresa A. Paço and Isabel Ferreira


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6. Water Footprint Differences of Producing Cultivars of Selected Crops in New Zealand

By Isaac R. Fandika, Peter D. Kemp, James P. Millner and Davie Horne


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7. Water Quality in Irrigated Paddy Systems

By Jian Liu, Hongbin Liu, Ruliang Liu, MG Mostofa Amin, Limei Zhai, Haiming Lu, Hongyuan Wang, Xubo Zhang, Yitao Zhang, Ying Zhao and Xiaodong Ding


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8. Management of Plant Disease Epidemics with Irrigation Practices

By Adalberto C. Café-Filho, Carlos Alberto Lopes and Maurício Rossato


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9. Paddy Fields as Artificial and Temporal Wetland

By Tsugihiro Watanabe


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10. Traditional Water Meadows: A Sustainable Management Type for the Future?

By Constanze Buhk, Jens Schirmel, Gerlach Rebekka and Oliver Frör


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