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User-Friendly Irrigation Designs
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User-Friendly Irrigation Designs

  • Nirmal Sengupta - Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India


© 1993 | 147 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This volume presents an alternative strategy of irrigation development for India and elsewhere. Sengupta argues for an imaginative approach based on traditional practices, considering them to be less damaging than `modern' techniques. He examines 50 such systems on the Indian subcontinent and discusses their aggregate effects, environmental impact and salient management features.
 
Introduction
 
Diversion Works
 
Storage Works
 
Conjunctive Use and Integrated Designs
 
Regulation of Spread
 
Management and Use
 
Current Trends and Decay
 
Scope of Extension
 
Economic Viability

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ISBN: 9780803974593
£27.00