TITLE

Efficient spatial allocation of irrigation water

AUTHOR(S)
Chakravorty, Ujjayant; Roumasset, James
PUB. DATE
February 1991
SOURCE
American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Feb91, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p165
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Specifies conditions for efficient spatial allocation of irrigation water. Consideration of conveyance losses of water due to seepage, percolation and evaporation; Proposed alternative schemes for financing irrigation systems.
ACCESSION #
9604260056

 

Related Articles

  • IA NAMES JULY 'SMART IRRIGATION MONTH'.  // Grounds Maintenance;Mar2006, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p9 

    The article reports on the declaration made by the Irrigation Association (IA), naming July as the Smart Irrigation Month. IA made this effort to raise awareness regarding the importance of using irrigation efficiently. IA executive director Tom Kimmell stated that their mission is to promote...

  • Private Irrigators in Southern Alberta: A Survey of Their Adoption of Improved Irrigation Technologies and Management Practices. Nicol, Lorraine; Bjornlund, Henning; Klein, K. K. // Canadian Water Resources Journal/Revue Canadienne des Ressources;Fall2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p339 

    Private irrigators account for about one-quarter of total irrigated area in southern Alberta with the balance of irrigation taking place within 13 irrigation districts. Some 1,367 private irrigation license holders exist in Alberta with a total irrigable area of more than 125,000 hectares. This...

  • Relationships between common irrigation application uniformity indicators. Zhang, Lin; Merkley, Gary // Irrigation Science;Mar2012, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p83 

    The coefficient of uniformity, CU, and the distribution uniformity, DU, are perhaps the two most common indicators of irrigation application uniformity, especially for pressurized irrigation methods. The magnitude of CU is usually greater than that of DU, but this is not the case for all data...

  • CIT report: Farmers use water wisely. Richardson, Len // California Farmer;Jan2012, Vol. 295 Issue 1, p29 

    The article discusses the report released by the Center for Irrigation Technology at Fresno-based California State University, which offers updates on agricultural water use in California in 2011.

  • The Blue Revolution. Wittwer, Sylvan H. // Natural History;Nov79, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p8 

    Describes the irrigation method called trickle irrigation as a promising technology for managing water and agricultural efficiency. Use of irrigation; Components of a successful trickle irrigation; Application of trickle irrigation; Amounts of acreage using trickle irrigation; Advantages and...

  • STRATEGIC IRRIGATION. Tilt, Ken // American Nurseryman;08/01/2000, Vol. 192 Issue 3, p30 

    Discusses various aspects of an efficient and modern irrigation system for the nursery business in the United States. Water quality; Electronic tools; Water retention capacity of soil medium and container; Factors influencing how much and how often to irrigate.

  • Audit now, save later. Hall, Ron // Landscape Management;Apr2002, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p50 

    Focuses on checking the irrigation systems of landscapes. Details on auditing a system; Problems encountered with the setup of the irrigation systems; Importance of irrigation efficiency.

  • Irrigation: the real price we pay. Blanch, Stuart // Chain Reaction;Winter99, Issue 79, p8 

    Discusses about the efficiency of irrigations. Information on irrigation in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin; Predictions of worsening salinity problems; Scientific indicators.

  • Report on ag water use unfair. KEPPEN, DAN // Western Farmer-Stockman;Aug2013, Vol. 134 Issue 8, p12 

    The author discusses several articles published at the journals "The New York Times" and "The Times," which represent an aspect of irrigation and water use practices undertaken by the agricultural producers in the U.S.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics