Irrigation and agricultural development

based on an International Expert Consultation, Baghdad, Iraq, 24 February-1 March 1979
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Published for the United Nations by Pergamon Press , Oxford, Eng, New York
Irrigation -- Middle East -- Congresses., Irrigation farming -- Middle East -- Congre

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Statementedited by S.S. Johl.
ContributionsJohl, S. S., United Nations. Economic Commission for Western Asia., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., Muʼassasat al-Baḥth al-ʻIlmī (Iraq)
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LC ClassificationsS616.N34 I57 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 370 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4115584M
ISBN 100080256759
LC Control Number80040435

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The objective of the Irrigation Development and Support Project for Zambia is to increase yields per hectare and value of diverse products marketed by smallholders benefitting from investments in irrigation in selected sites served by. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jha, U.M.

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This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training. This illustrated manual focuses on working the soil. It covers how to choose fields for cultivation, clearing them of tree stumps, tilling, sowing, crop management, irrigation, drainage and harvesting.

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Surface irrigation systems: planning, design, operation and maintenance. Download pdf 2,8 Mb. Agricultural development, a subset of economic development, implies a sustained increase in the level of production and productivity over a reasonable length of time and the subsequent improved wellbeing of farmers as reflected in their higher per capita income and standard of.

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The Role of Irrigation in the Development of Agriculture: Srem District (Serbia): /ch The Srem district is home to producers of corn, oilseeds, sugar beet and tobacco, a leading region in the production of pome fruits (apples, pears) and drupesAuthor: Vesna Ž. Popović, Jonel V.

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This book focuses on irrigation sources together with water management for agricultural development in Uttar Pradesh state of India. Being the most populous state of the country, it bears a burden of feeding about million people of which major section relies on agriculture for their subsistence.

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1 AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT profitable and sustainable irrigation farming. Irrigated agriculture contributes over 30% of the gross value of the country’s crop production. It is. This book focuses on addressing the issues of using groundwater in agriculture for irrigation in the developing world, this book discusses the problems associated with the degradation and overexploitation of using it.

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