Humid Zone Irrigation in Ceylon

by P.P. Dickinson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 101-106

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Humid Ceylon needs planned irrigation mainly because rainfall is unevenly distributed both seasonally and geographically, and predominating rice culture requires controlled water supply throughout growing season; description of modern multi-purpose river basin projects and aspects of serious drainage difficulties resulting from special needs of rice culture.

Subject Headings: Humidity | Irrigation | Seasonal variations | Crops | Rain water | Water supply | Rivers and streams | Drainage basins |

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