Water Management in Horticultural Crops free pdf book -agrifunda

name-Water Management in Horticultural Crops

language- english

page- 211

price -free

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     download  free ebook Water Management in Horticultural Crops

contant -

  • Importance of water,
  •  water resources in India. 
  • Area of different crops under irrigation, 
  • function of water for plant growth, 
  • effect of moisture stress on crop growth.
  •  Available and unavailable soil moisture – distribution of soil moisture –
  • water budgeting – rooting characteristics – moisture extraction pattern.
  •  Water requirement of horticultural crops – 
  • lysimeter studies – Plant water potential
  • climatological approach – use of pan evaporimeter – 
  • factor for crop growth
  • stages – critical stages of crop growth for irrigation.
  •  Irrigation scheduling –
  • different approaches – methods of irrigation –
  •  surface and sub-surface pressurized methods viz.,
  •  sprinkler and drip irrigation, their suitability, merits and limitations,
  •  fertigation, economic use of irrigation water. Water
  • management problem, 
  • soils quality of irrigation water, irrigation management
  • practices for different soils and crops. 
  • Layout of different irrigation systems, drip, sprinkler. 
  • Layout of underground pipeline system.
  • Practical: Measurements of irrigation water by using water measuring
  • devices,
  •  use of common formula in irrigation practices,
  •  practicing of land leveling and land shaping implements,
  •  layout for different methods of irrigation.
  •  Estimation of soil moisture constants and soil moisture by
  • using different, methods and instruments,
  •  scheduling of irrigation,
  • different approaches
  •  practicing use of instruments, estimation of irrigation efficiency and water requirements of horticultural crops,
  • irrigation planning and scheduling, soil moisture conservation

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