Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines (Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation) (Hardcover)

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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 of micro irrigation systems

- Service and maintenance of micro irrigation systems

- Evaluation of micro irrigation systems

- Scheduling of irrigation

- Using municipal wastewater for micro irrigation

- Micro-jet irrigation and other systems

- The effect of potassium, acid lime, and other elements

About the Author

Dr. Megh R. Goyal received a BSc degree in engineering in 1971, MSc degree in 1977, PhD degree in 1979, and Master of Divinity degree in 2001. He spent a one-year sabbatical leave in 2002-03 at the Biomedical Engineering Department of Florida International University, Miami, USA. Since 1971, he has worked as lecturer/research assistant at Haryana Agricultural University and The Ohio State University, and professor - cum research agricultural engineer at Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez campus. At present, he is a retired professor in agricultural and biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering at University of Puerto Rico. He is also senior acquisitions editor for Apple Academic Press, Inc., in the areas of agricultural science and biomedical engineering, as well as senior editor-in-chief of the book series Advances in Bioengineering Research and Applications, published by AAP. He has authored more than 200 articles in technical journals and textbooks, including Elements of Agroclimatology (Spanish) by UNISARC; Colombia, two Bibliographies on Drip Irrigation; the books Biofluid Dynamics of Human Body, Management of Drip/Trickle or Micro Irrigation, Evapotranspiration: Principles and Applications for Water Management, and Biomechanics of Artificial Organs and Prostheses; as well as the three-volume series on Research Advances on Sustainable Micro Irrigation.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781771880251
ISBN-10: 1771880252
Publisher: Apple Academic Press
Publication Date: August 19th, 2014
Pages: 354
Language: English
Series: Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation