Best Reference Books – Applied Irrigation Management

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Applied Irrigation Management subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Applied Irrigation Management along with reviews.

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1. “Irrigation Management Transfer: Strategies and Best Practices” by Asian Development Bank

“Irrigation Management Transfer: Strategies and Best Practices” Book Review: This book is meant for the students of agricultural engineering and other agricultural courses. This book is a collection of strategies and best practices adopted by different countries with respect to IMT. This book covers the important considerations like structure and functions of water users’ associations, financial mobilization and constraints, etc. It also discusses the repair and maintenance of physical structures, operation of canal systems. This book also provides the information about capacity building and monitoring mechanisms. This book provides information about enabling environments, along with regulatory mechanisms and the role of NGOs. The last section of this book processes the important issues and strategic options and suggests further.

2. “Irrigation Management Practices in Tigray” by Habtamu Worku Redie

“Irrigation Management Practices in Tigray” Book Review: This book takes the management aspect of irrigation into consideration. It focuses on the access of irrigation management practices with special reference to Qorir small scale irrigation scheme. It also refers to the Kilte-Awlaelo woreda, Eastern zone of Tigray, Ethiopia. This book provides information on examining the organisation of users for self-management of schemes. It also concentrates on practices of water management, conflict management, operation and system maintenance. This book contains the challenges that obstruct the sustainability of the scheme.

3. “Irrigation Management Under Salinity and Water Stress” by Alireza Saberi

“Irrigation Management Under Salinity and Water Stress” Book Review: This book speaks about the determination of germination performance of seed. It provides the various methods of the seed germination process. It gives the reasons for higher seed germination of KFS4 than speedfeed. This book provides the information about the process of growing two varieties of forage sorghum in field experiments. It provides the effects of increase in salt concentration and water stress. This book gives the critical salinity level of KFS4 and speedfeed cultivars.

4. “Irrigation Management” by B L Darra

“Irrigation Management” Book Review: This book provides various topics regarding farm irrigation management. It discusses the methods of irrigation and drainage, scheduling of irrigation based on consumptive use. This book speaks about the moisture regimes for optimum plant growth. The relationship between irrigation and crop production is also explained in this book. It also includes the aspects of irrigation engineering, soils and agronomy. This book shares information regarding interdisciplinary approach. It explains irrigation management as a whole system for interaction between the concerned.

5. “Irrigation Management: Principles and Practices” by Martin A Burton

“Irrigation Management: Principles and Practices” Book Review: This book serves the needs of students and policy makers in water management, agriculture and sustainable development. This also acts as a guide for irrigation managers and technicians. It provides information for management of irrigation and drainage systems. It gives knowledge in traditional technical areas of systems operations and maintenance. This book includes guidelines to develop management, operation and maintenance processes. It helps to transfer management thinking from public sector to customer focussed, performance oriented service delivery. It provides knowledge to enhance efficiency and productivity in irrigated agriculture.

6. “Irrigation Management Precision of Citrus Culture” by Abdellatif El Fadl and Attaa Abouatallah

“Irrigation Management Precision of Citrus Culture” Book Review: This book provides the description of the impact of deficit irrigation and shading nets on citrus growth. It discusses the fruit dropping, to save water without affecting physiological status and trees performances. There are three impacts discussed in this book. The calculation of the first dose is done by the use of reference evapotranspiration and crop coefficient. The second dose is a double dose i.e., 200%. Third dose is the half dose i.e., 50%. This book provides the information of why the shading net gives the better results.

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