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Drainage Research Needs for Water Management in Saline Environments
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Paper number 032083, 2003 ASAE Annual Meeting . (doi: 10.13031/2013.13772) @2003
Authors: Dr. James E. Ayars, Dr. Richard W. Soppe, Dr. Evan W. Christen, Dr. Wayne Meyer
Keywords: Drainage, drainage research, shallow ground water, crop water use, drainage system design, drainage management
The factors impacting crop water use from shallow ground water were discussed and the research results summarized. Future needs for managing drainage in arid irrigated land were identified. These include new drainage design criteria, positive control on drainage systems and additional studies to maximize in-situ use of ground water by plants.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)