Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Irrigation and Drainage

Sustainable Strategies and Systems

Edited by Muhammad Salik Javaid

Abasyn University, Pakistan

The sustainability of irrigation and drainage in the face of many variants and constraints like availability of water as a resource, ecological balance, socio-cultural impacts, and climate change effects lies in the strategies adopted and systems emplaced. It has always remained a challenge for the users of irrigation waters to maintain sustainability in quality and quantity. This book aims ?to explore frontiers of knowledge in coining sustainable strategies and systems direly needed in managing the quality and quantity of water required for crop irrigation, surface and root zone drainage and flood management using available tools of research and development?. Eminent authors and their colleagues possessing varied professional backgrounds and expertise have dealt with these issues concerning the strategies and systems of irrigation and drainage. This book will prove to be beneficial for crop growers, agricultural engineers, water resource managers, academicians and graduate students alike.

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Irrigation and DrainageSustainable Strategies and SystemsEdited by Muhammad Salik Javaid

Published: May 6th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58498

ISBN: 978-953-51-2123-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6375-6

Copyright year: 2015

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8854 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. Nature and Role of Water Institutions — Implications to Irrigation Water Management in Zimbabwe

By K. Nhundu, A. Mushunje and F. Aghdasi


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2. Wastewater Reuse for Irrigation — Practices, Safe Reuse and Perspectives

By I. Navarro, A. Chavez, J.A. Barrios, C. Maya, E. Becerril, S. Lucario and B. Jimenez


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3. Impacts of Abattoir Waste-Water Irrigation on Soil Fertility and Productivity

By Raghupathi Matheyarasu, Balaji Seshadri, Nanthi S. Bolan and Ravi Naidu


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4. Use of Hydrological Modeling Techniques to Evaluate, Develop and Enhance Irrigation Potential of a Humid Subtropical Watershed

By Muhammad Salik Javaid, Muhammad Shahid, Hamza Farooq Gabriel and Amjad Nabi


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5. Water Balance of Flooded Rice in the Tropics

By Siva Sivapalan


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