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Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging Environments

The book Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging Environments is divided into two interesting sections, with the first section titled Agricultural Water Productivity in Stressed Environments, which consists of nine chapters technically crafted by experts in their own right in their fields of expertise. Topics range from effects of irrigation on the physiology of plants, deficit irrigation practices and the genetic manipulation, to creating drought tolerant variety and a host of interesting topics to cater for the those interested in the plant water soil atmosphere relationships and agronomic practices relevant in many challenging environments, more so with the onslaught of global warming, climate change and the accompanying agro-meteorological impacts. The second section, with eight chapters, deals with systems of irrigation practices around the world, covering different climate zones apart from showing casing practices for sustainable irrigation practices and more efficient ways of conveying irrigation waters - the life blood of agriculture, undoubtedly the most important sector in the world.

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Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging EnvironmentsEdited by Teang Shui Lee

Published: March 28th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1222

ISBN: 978-953-51-0420-9

Copyright year: 2012

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47964 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

24 Web of Science Citations

49 Dimensions Citations

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1. Effects of Irrigation on the Flowering and Maturity of Chickpea Genotypes

By Kamel Ben Mbarek, Boutheina Douh and Abdelhamid Boujelben

2960

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2. Deficit (Limited) Irrigation - A Method for Higher Water Profitability

By Saeideh Maleki Farahani and Mohammad Reza Chaichi

1814

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3. Water Productivity and Fruit Quality in Deficit Drip Irrigated Citrus Orchards

By Ana Quiñones, Carolina Polo-Folgado, Ubaldo Chi-Bacab, Belén Martínez-Alcántara and Francisco Legaz

2249

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4. Crop Evapotranspiration and Water Use Efficiency

By Bergson Guedes Bezerra

4066

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5. Strategies for Improving Water Productivity and Quality of Agricultural Crops in an Era of Climate Change

By Zorica Jovanovic and Radmila Stikic

2875

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6. A Review on Creating Drought Tolerant Crop Varieties

By Ramesh Thatikunta

1987

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7. Drought Stress and the Need for Drought Stress Sensing in a World of Global Climate Change

By Rita Linke

2042

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8. Sustainable Rice Yield in Water-Short Drought-Prone Environments: Conventional and Molecular Approaches

By B. P. Mallikarjuna Swamy and Arvind Kumar

2293

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9. Effects of Salinity on Vegetable Growth and Nutrients Uptake

By Ivana Maksimovic and Žarko Ilin

5152

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10. Experiments on Alleviating Arsenic Accumulation in Rice Through Irrigation Management

By Shayeb Shahariar and S. M. Imamul Huq

1790

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11. Effects of Irrigation-Fertilization and Irrigation-Mycorrhization on the Alimentary and Nutraceutical Properties of Tomatoes

By Luigi Francesco Di Cesare, Carmela Migliori, Valentino Ferrari, Mario Parisi, Gabriele Campanelli, Vincenzo Candido and Domenico Perrone

1828

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12. Experimentation on Cultivation of Rice Irrigated with a Center Pivot System

By Gene Stevens, Earl Vories, Jim Heiser and Matthew Rhine

2163

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13. Large-Scale Pressurized Irrigation Systems Diagnostic Performance Assessment and Operation Simulation

By Daniele Zaccaria

2224

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14. Sustainable Irrigation Practices in India

By Rajapure V. A. and Kothari R. M.

6816

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15. Irrigation in Mediterranean Fruit Tree Orchards

By Cristos Xiloyannis, Giuseppe Montanaro and Bartolomeo Dichio

2847

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16. Urban Irrigation Challenges and Conservation

By Kimberly Moore

1217

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17. Irrigation: Types, Sources and Problems in Malaysia

By M. E. Toriman and M. Mokhtar

3641

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