2 edition of Agricultural water management in humid tropics found in the catalog.
Agricultural water management in humid tropics
K. M. Varadan
With special reference to Kerala.
|LC Classifications||S616.I4 V37 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||184 p. :|
|Number of Pages||184|
|LC Control Number||2002291078|
"Importance of water consumption by perennial vegetation in irrigated areas of the humid tropics: evidence from Sri Lanka," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, vol. 46(3), pages , January. Past, Present and Future Hydrological Research for Integrated Land and Water Management. Author: M. Bonell,L. A. Bruijnzeel; Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Category: Science Page: N.A View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Forests, Water and People in the Humid Tropics is a comprehensive review of the hydrological and physiological functioning of tropical .
One of the most vexing questions facing forestry today is whether sustainable forestry is possible in natural forests. In this publication past forest management failures are analysed and more productive, sustainable and equitable practices are suggested. It is argued that a narrow focus on sustained timber yield often leads to failure as species diversity may decrease and watersheds . The humid highlands in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are characterized by high population densities and require intensification. The Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA) has set up a research for development platform in various mandate areas in DR Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda, aiming to identify improved production, market, and .
Water resources management policy responses to land cover change in Southeast Asian river basins; 9. Community-based hydrological and water quality assessments: a case study from the Philippines; Part II. Hydrological Processes in Undisturbed Forest: An overview of the meteorology and climatology of the humid tropics; Price: $ In the humid part of the USA, irrigation waters are drawn from streams, lakes, ponds, or groundwater, but groundwater is the major source of irrigation water. In humid regions, more water may be needed than that which falls on the land if both crop production and crop processing are involved.
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Hydrology and Water Management in the Humid Tropics: Hydrological Research Issues and Strategies for Water Management (International Hydrology Series) [Bonell, Michael, Hufschmidt, Maynard M., Gladwell, John S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Hydrology and Water Management in the Humid Tropics: Hydrological Research Issues and Strategies for Water Management. The first four parts of the book cover the physical basis of hydrology in the humid tropics: climatology, meteorology, process hydrology, sedimentation, water quality and freshwater ecology.
This is followed by extensive treatment of the human and societal issues: land-use changes, water resource management, and rural and urban water supply in. Journals & Books; Help Download PDF Download. Share. Export. Advanced.
Agricultural Water Management. Vol Issue 3, 2 AprilPages Positive externalities and water service management in rice-based irrigation systems of the humid tropics Cited by: 6.
The development of sustainable production systems suitable for areas with low-quality soil and water resources rests on an appreciation of the constraints on agricultural productivity in the humid tropics (National Research Council, ; Savage, ).
Community-based Water Quality Monitoring: From Data Collection to Sustainable Management of Water Resources. In Seeking Sustainability: Challenges of Agricultural Development and Environmental Management in a Philippine Watershed.
Coxhead and G. by: "Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment in the Humid Tropics" provides critically needed direction for developing strategies that both mitigate land degradation, deforestation, and biological resource losses and help the economic status of tropical countries through promotion of sustainable agricultural practices.
The book includes: a. Suspended sediment yields in the tropical Andes vary by at least three orders of magnitude, from 50 t km − 2 year − 1 in the Cordillera Real to 50, t km − 2 year − 1 in the humid region of Chapare (Baby et al., ; Guyot et al., ).
Baby et al. () estimated that the annual total mass of suspended sediment leaving the eastern Bolivian Andean and sub-Andean. Description. Hydrology is a key influence on water security, environmental sustainability, agricultural production, energy, and transport, especially in unique environments such as arid regions and the tropics, where degradation issues on water and land can threaten the livelihoods of poor communities.
Integrated Urban Water Management in the Humid Tropics – the output of a project by UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme on the topic – focuses on engineering aspects related to water supply, wastewater and stormwater management in the humid tropics.
Hydrology and water management in the humid tropics PROCEEDINGS of the Second International Colloquium 22 – 26 March Panama, Republic of Panama IHP-V Technical Documents in Hydrology No. 52 UNESCO, Paris, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the.
Integrated urban water management in the humid tropics 2. Water supply and wastewater management in the humid tropics 3. Stormwater management in the humid tropics 4. Total solids management 5. Control of public health hazards in the humid tropics 6. Reducing vulnerability to disasters in urban areas of humid tropics 7.
International Conference on Soil Conservation and Management in the Humid Tropics ( Ibadan, Nigeria). Soil conservation and management in the humid tropics. Chichester, [Eng.] ; New York: Wiley, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.
Forest, Water and People in the Humid Tropics Past, Present and Future Hydrological Research for Integrated Land and Water Management Forests, Water and People in the Humid Tropics is the most comprehensive review available of the hydrological and physiological functioning of tropical rainforests, the environmental impacts of their disturbance and.
The journal publishes papers of international significance relating to the science, economics, and policy of agricultural water management.
In all cases, manuscripts must address implications and provide insight regarding agricultural water management.
The primary topics that we consider are the following: • Farm-level and regional water. The abundant weed growth in the humid and sub-humid tropics is one of the most serious constraints in producing crops, establishing pastures and maintaining water resources.
This book presents historic and recent data on the biology of weeds and their control, within the general context of the husbandry of crops and the management of pastures Author: P.J. van Rijn. The role of women in the humid tropics in water resources management cannot therefore be over emphasized.
Sources of Water The most common sources of water in the rural areas are ponds, streams, springs, lakes, rivers, rainwater, hand. Research information on methods of deforestation for conversion to agricultural land use and on soil and crop management systems for the sustained use of soil and water resources in the humid tropics is presented.
Examples of appropriate techniques and their impact on production, soil quality and the environment are given and the characteristics of improved farming system. This book considers all aspects of hydrology in the humid tropics.
The first four parts of the book cover the physical basis of hydrology in the humid tropics: climatology, meteorology, process hydrology, sedimentation, water quality and freshwater ecology. This is followed by extensive treatment of the human and societal issues: land-use changes, water resource management.
loss of soil nutrients, water management problems, and pest outbreaks, as well as socioeconomic environments that frequently limit the use of alternative solutions for more sustainable agricultural development.
Faced with declining yields, farmers in many areas of the humid tropics typically seek new forestlands to clear for crop production. Urban water management problems in the humid tropics: some technical and non-technical considerations; The management of water resources, development and human health in the humid tropics; Water supply and health in the humid tropics with particular reference to rural areas; Part VI.
Management Issues: Water resource management. Download Integrated Urban Water Management Humid Tropics full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Integrated Urban Water Management Humid Tropics full free pdf books.IV. Basic concepts of sustainable land use in the humid tropics. A. Requirements of a sustainable improved agricultural system.
1. High energy flux 2. Less drudgery and more dignity 3. Effective water management 4. Soil restorative 5. Ecologically compatible.
B. Components of a sustainable system. 1. Nutrient management 2. Erosion management 3.V P Dinesan, P S Harikumar and A B Anitha (), ‘Urban Water Management in Humid Tropics – A case Study of Calicut Corporation’ Vol.
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