Advances in Irrigation Agronomy: Fruit Crops (BOK)

M. K. V. Carr

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As global pressure on water resources intensifies, it is essential that scientists understand the role that water plays in the development of crops and how such knowledge can be applied to improve water productivity. Linking crop physiology, agronomy and irrigation practices, this book focuses on eleven key fruit crops upon which millions of people in the tropics and subtropics depend for their livelihoods (avocado, cashew, Citrus spp., date palm, lychee, macadamia, mango, olive, papaya, passion fruit and pineapple). Each chapter reviews international irrigation research on an individual fruit crop, identifying opportunities for improving the effectiveness of water allocation and encouraging readers to link scientific knowledge with practical applications. Clearly written and well illustrated, this is an ideal resource for engineers, agronomists and researchers concerned with how the productivity of irrigated agriculture can be improved, in the context of climate change, and the need for growers to demonstrate good irrigation practices.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter M. K. V. Carr
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107037359
Antall sider 350 Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,7cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 970 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Agronomy & crop production, Irrigation

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