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- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 34.95
Examines a fresh aspect of one of the highest profile issues facing Africa today - land-grabbing - and shows just how widespread the impact of small-scale dispossession is, how it coalesces with local power dynamics, resulting in the disruption of people's lives and threatening their continuing welfare and stability. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
An introduction to runoff agriculture - a form of agricultural irrigation - this text describes how the use of surface and subsurface water, often overlooked and wasted, enables both small farmers and commercial agriculturists to improve yields and the security of harvest, even in harsh and remote environments. The text introduces the techniques and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Arid Land Irrigation in Developing Countries: Environmental Problems and Effects covers the proceedings of the International Symposium on Arid Land Irrigation, held in Alexandria, Egypt on February 16-21 1976. This book is organized into eight sections encompassing 46 chapters. The opening section deals first with the benefits of arid land irrigation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 75.00
The first practical yet in-depth exploration of how to reclaim the post-industrial landscape, this volume includes excellent case studies by practitioners and policy makers from around the US, giving first rate practical examples. The book addresses new thinking about landscape, which applies new techniques to the task of transforming outdated and... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.00
This book discusses all components of the water balance of an irrigated area including evapotranspiration and effective precipitation. It also covers CRIWAR, a simulation program that combines all water balance components into a single simulation procedure. more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 132.95
With the increased use of alternative irrigation water sources on turfgrass and landscape sites, their management is becoming more complex and whole ecosystems-oriented. Yet few turfgrass managers have received formal training in the intricacies of irrigation water. Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality: Assessment and Management provides... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95
Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions , the fifth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, addresses the ever-challenging need for irrigation systems in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, areas that are suffering from severe water shortages. These areas, such as Egypt, Tunisia,... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95
Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems , the fourth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, emphasizes sustainable and meaningful methods of irrigation to counter rampant water scarcity. In many parts of the world, this scarcity significantly affects crop yield, crop quality, and, consequently,... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 179.95
This new book, Principles and Practices of Sustainable Micro Irrigation , is the first in the new series on micro irrigation, which offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. Written by experienced scientists from various parts of the world, the chapters in this book... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95
This valuable book, the third volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, focuses on sustainable micro irrigation management for trees and vines. It covers the principles as well as recent advances and applications of micro irrigation techniques. Specialists throughout the world share their expertise on: ? Automation... more...