Management: A Key to Irrigation Efficiency

by Leonard J. Erie,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 3, Pg. 285-294

Document Type: Journal Paper


Irrigated agriculture accounts for most of the water consumptively used. Losses of irrigation water that occur in its movement from source to ultimate use are described, and some unavoidable water losses in water management are identified. Various cultural practices, irrigation systems and consumptive use data are discussed, in relation to water conservation.

Subject Headings: Water conservation | Irrigation | Irrigation water | Irrigation systems

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