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Author Kijne, J.W
Title Water Productivity in Agriculture : Limits and Opportunities for Improvement
Imprint Wallingford : CABI, 2003
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Series Foreword: Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture Series -- Improving Water Productivity in Agriculture: Editors' Overview -- 1 A Water-productivity Framework for Understanding and Action -- 2 Economics of Water Productivity in Managing Water for Agriculture -- 3 The Concept of Efficiency in Waterresources Management and Policy -- 4 Rice Production in Water-scarce Environments -- 5 Managing Saline and Alkaline Water for Higher Productivity -- 6 Water Productivity under Saline Conditions -- 7 Opportunities for Increasing Water Productivity of CGIAR Crops through Plant Breeding and Molecular Biology -- 8 Management of Drought in ICRISAT Cereal and Legume Mandate Crops -- 9 Water Productivity in Rain-fed Agriculture: Challenges and Opportunities for Smallholder Farmers in Drought-prone Tropical Agroecosystems* -- 10 World Water Productivity: Current Situation and Future Options -- 11 Improving Water Productivity in the Dry Areas of West Asia and North Africa -- 12 Efficient Management of Rainwater for Increased Crop Productivity and Groundwater Recharge in Asia -- 13 Water Productivity in Forestry and Agroforestry -- 14 Water Productivity and Potato Cultivation -- 15 Rice-Wheat Cropping Systems in the Indo-Gangetic Plains: Issues of Water Productivity in Relation to New Resourceconserving Technologies -- 16 Land and Water Productivity of Wheat in the Western Indo-Gangetic Plains of India and Pakistan: a Comparative Analysis -- 17 Reform of the Thai Irrigation Sector: is there Scope for Increasing Water Productivity? -- 18 Upscaling Water Productivity in Irrigated Agriculture Using Remote-sensing and GIS Technologies -- 19 Improving Water Productivity through Deficit Irrigation: Examples from Syria, the North China Plain and Oregon, USA -- Appendix A A Note on Transpiration
Appendix B Note on Agronomic Practices for Increasing Crop Water Productivity -- Index
Focusing on both irrigated and rain-fed agriculture, this book gives a review of the limits and opportunities for improving water productivity in crop production. It demonstrates how efficiency of water use can be enhanced to maximize yields
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kijne, J.W. Water Productivity in Agriculture : Limits and Opportunities for Improvement Wallingford : CABI,c2003 9780851996691
Subject Water in agriculture.;Irrigation farming.;Crops and water
Electronic books
Alt Author Barker, R
Molden, D
Kijine, J.W
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