Irrigation and Drainage : Principles and Practice of their Cultural Phases
F. H. King.
vi, 437 p. ills. maps. 24 cm.
Place & Publisher
7th ed. New Delhi, Agri Horti Press.
US $ 99.80
US $ 89.90
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"Irrigation and drainage have played key roles in the success of agriculture. The
purpose of irrigation is to produce crops that have economic and social value. In this
book, effort is made to present the fundamental principles of the methods of culture by
irrigation and drainage. This book describes the relations of water to soils and to plants
which must be grasped in order to permit a rational practice of applying, removing or
conserving soil moisture in crop production. The practical problems from the farmers,
fruit growers standpoints, with the principles which underline them are presented in
concise manner. Efforts have been made to broaden the conceptions of general soil
management, even when neither irrigation nor drainage is practiced. This is a valuable
source book for students, teachers and researcher of Agronomy. Soil Science, Crop
Production, Agricultural Engineering, farmers and all those who are involved in
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