Water Requirements for Irrigation and the Environment

Irrigated agriculture produces about 40% of all food and fibre on about 16% of all cropped land. As such, irrigated agriculture is a productive user of resources; both in terms of yield per cropped area and in yield per volume of water consumed. Many irrigation projects, however, use (divert or with...

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Main Author: Bos, Marinus G.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Kselik, Rob A. L., Allen, Richard G., Molden, David J.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2009.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8948-0
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