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Cover for Modelling agricultural management systems with APEX.

The objectives of this chapter are to describe the major components of the Agricultural Policy Environmental eXtender (APEX) model and demonstrate its application using a case study for evaluating agricultural management practices for a 104 km1 sub-watershed within the Bosque River watershed in...

Author(s)
Wang, X. Y.; Tuppad, P.; Williams, J. R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937973)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: confronting the livelihood and environmental realities.

This book contains 16 chapters aiming to better understand urban waste water use in agriculture in developing countries (Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia), and detailed case study documentation of what works and what does not. It makes pragmatic recommendations aimed at protecting...

Author(s)
Scott, C. A.; Faruqui, N. I.; Raschid-Sally, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book
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Cover for Treatment plant effects on wastewater irrigation benefits: revisiting a case study in the Guanajuato River basin, Mexico.

In 1999 field research was carried out to explore the advantages and risks of urban wastewater use for 140 ha of crop production in the Guanajuato River basin. It was found that wastewater which was freely available to the farmers represented an important additional source of irrigation water, with ...

Author(s)
Silva-Ochoa, P.; Scott, C. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From wastewater reuse to water reclamation: progression of water reuse standards in Jordan.

Jordan has worked to manage irrigation with wastewater for several decades. Since the early 1980s the general approach has been to treat the wastewater and either discharge it to the environment where it mixes with freshwater flows and is indirectly reused downstream, or to use the resulting...

Author(s)
McCornick, P. G.; Amal Hijazi; Sheikh, B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wastewater irrigation - hazard or lifeline? Empirical results from Nairobi, Kenya and Kumasi, Ghana.

The range of factors that determine the quality of wastewater used by different irrigators is described, drawing on case studies from Nairobi, Kenya and Kumasi, Ghana. Not all urban irrigation relies on raw wastewater and it is misleading to consider wastewater as a uniform commodity. Dilution and...

Author(s)
Cornish, G. A.; Kielen, N. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter

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