Irrigation in Latin America

by L.A. Williardson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 101-112

Document Type: Journal Paper


Problems of irrigation in Honduras, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico; nonuniform annual distribution of rainfall combined with good soils and 12 mo growing season favor high level of agricultural development, and supplemental irrigation, coupled with drainage of excess rainfall during wet seasons is one of keys to successful development; discussion of results of irrigation.

Subject Headings: Irrigation | Developing countries | Rainfall | Seasonal variations | Freight transportation | Irrigation water | Coupling | Drainage | South America | Central America | Caribbean | Honduras | Dominican Republic | Puerto Rico | United States

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