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Cover for Nutrition and irrigation.

This chapter discusses the cultivation of papaya considering the soil requirement, salinity and inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. The effects of application of nutrients such as N, P, K, Ca, Mg, S, B and Fe, fertigation, irrigation, and the nutrition management in organic production...

Author(s)
Sisir Mitra
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agronomy of peas and beans.

Peas and beans have specific requirements for successful crop establishment, growth and yield of high-quality produce. Whilst there are many similarities in agronomy, particularly between peas and Vicia faba, the requirements for Phaseolus beans are not too dissimilar. The successful management of...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
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Cover for Irrigation and fertilization management in lime trees.

This chapter outlines irrigation and fertilizer management in lime trees (Rutaceae), exploring their water requirements, the different irrigation systems used currently and how these strategies have to be modified according to the different soil, climatic and water resource characteristics. In the...

Author(s)
García-Sánchez, F.; Simón-Grao, S.; Gimeno, V.; Martínez-Nicolás, J. J.; Srivastava, A. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Almonds: botany, production and uses.

This book, containing 20 chapters, deals with almond taxonomy, morphology, physiology, cultivation history, production, breeding (classical and molecular), cultivar development, genomics, pollen-style (in)compatibility, rootstock development, propagation, orchard management, environmental and water ...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.; Gradziel, T. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainable water management in smallholder farming: theory and practice.

This book with 12 chapters provides an introduction to the theoretical foundations of agricultural water management, and presents a range of basic techniques for promoting efficient water use on farms. Subjects covered include crop water requirements, soil and water conservation, rainwater...

Author(s)
Finley, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646862)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and agricultural water management in Developing Countries.

This book provides experiences from studies on agricultural water management under climate change as references for agriculture and irrigation planners, decision makers, researchers and students. Chapters 2 and 3 provide an overview of global assessment of climate change impacts and water...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Johnston, R.; Smakhtin, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and agricultural development: a challenge for water management.

Freshwater-related risks of climate change increase significantly with increasing global temperatures. Globally, the negative impacts of future climate change on freshwater systems are expected to outweigh the benefits, and agriculture and irrigation, as the largest consumers of water globally, are ...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Johnston, R.; Smakhtin, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptation to climate change impacts on agriculture and agricultural water management - a review.

This chapter reviews the global literature on impacts of climate change on agriculture and prospects for adaptation. Sensitivity of agriculture to climate change varies across the globe. Developing countries, where more than 800 million people are already undernourished, will be hardest hit. We...

Author(s)
Maskey, S.; Bhatt, D.; Uhlenbrook, S.; Prasad, K. C.; Babel, M. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global water requirements of future agriculture: using WATERSIM.

Currently, agriculture is the biggest consumer of water globally. About 60% of global consumptive water demand is from the agriculture sector. With the world population increasing to about 9 billion, and the per capita GDP rising, the demand for domestic and industrial water will increase in future ...

Author(s)
Sood, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The lime: botany, production and uses.

This book is the most recent collection of research and scientific literature exclusively dedicated to lime (Rutaceae) culture and the marketplace. The coverage of each subject area is broad, ranging from basic cultivation practices to postharvest handling to uses, which makes it the best choice...

Author(s)
Khan, M. M.; Al-Yahyai, R.; Al-Said, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book

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