Publisher: FAO (December 30, 2010)
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Spate irrigation is an historic perform through which floodwater is diverted from its river mattress and channelled to basins. Spate irrigation has advanced over the centuries and supplied rural populations in arid and semi-arid areas with an creative technique to deal with their scarce water assets. it really is diversified from traditional irrigation in lots of methods and consequently wishes certain talents and techniques that tackle the unpredictability and importance of spate floods and their excessive sediment load. the target of this book is to aid planners and practitioners in designing and handling spate irrigation tasks the hydrology, the engineering, the agronomy, the economics and native association and principles. it truly is designed to be either a pragmatic tips rfile and a resource of data and examples, in response to event from the world over in locations the place spate irrigation is practised.