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Level-basin irrigation

L. J. Erie

Level-basin irrigation

a method for conserving water and labor

by L. J. Erie

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation -- Arizona,
  • Irrigation -- California,
  • Water conservation -- Arizona,
  • Water conservation -- California

  • Edition Notes

    Issued Apr. 1979

    StatementLeonard J. Erie and Allen R. Dedrick ; prepared by Science and Education Administration
    SeriesFarmers" bulletin ; no. 2261, Farmers" bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 2261
    ContributionsDedrick, Allen R., joint author, United States. Science and Education Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13564436M

    Levelling, smoothing and shaping the field surface is as important to the surface system as the design of laterals, manifolds, risers and outlets is for sprinkler or trickle irrigation systems. It is a process for ensuring that the depths and discharge variations over the field are relatively uniform and, as a result, that water distributions. This page was last edited on 12 February , at Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.

    Irrigation Explained. Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals. Irrigation helps to grow agricultural crops, maintain landscapes, and revegetate disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of less than average rainfall. Irrigation also has other uses in crop production, including frost protection, suppressing weed growth in grain fields and. Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the land or soil. It is used to assist in the growing of agricultural crops, maintenance of landscapes, and revegetation of disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of inadequate rainfall. Additionally, irrigation also has a few other uses in crop production, which include protecting plants against frost, suppressing weed growth in.

    Abstract. Sustainability of irrigated agriculture concerns the adoption of technological and management techniques which achieve production objectives, conserve land and water resources, and are environmentally non-degrading, technically appropriate, economically viable and socially acceptable (adaptated from FAO ).Cited by: 4. Level-basin irrigation Flow rate Basin dimensions Border irrigation Flow rate Border length Operational aspects Furrow irrigation Flow rate Furrow length Operational aspects Evaluation of an existing situation Combinations of border length and flow rate.


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Level-basin irrigation by L. J. Erie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chapter 7 discusses under which circumstances to choose basin irrigation. Suitable crops. Basin irrigation is suitable for many field crops. Paddy rice grows best when its roots are submerged in water and so basin irrigation is the best method to use for this crop (Figure 7).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 30 pages: illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer disc (5 1/4 in.). Details: System requirements for computer disk: IBM PC or IBM PC compatible; MS-DOS. Level-basin irrigation Level-basin irrigation design involves dealing with an optimum combination of design variables, namely, length, width, flow rate and cutoff time.

As indi- cated in Chapter 3, the existing situation may place restrictions on one or more Level-basin irrigation book these variables.

The. To evaluate the performance of a level basin irrigation system, the latter two procedures (LL and CoA) are compared by using a mathematical simulation model (SIRMOD), and the results are shown in Tables 3, 4, and 5 of the paper for three values of Manning roughness coefficient: n =.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Erie, L.J., Level-basin irrigation. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept.

of Agriculture, (OCoLC) 4 DRIP IRRIGATION HANDBOOK INTRODUCTION Irrigation is the watering of land by artificial methods. Without irrigation, agriculture is limited by the availability and reliability of naturally occurring water from floods or rain. Drip irrigation is widely accepted as the most efficient irrigation technique as it allows high uniformity of.

Surface irrigation is where water is applied and distributed over the soil surface by gravity. It is by far the most common form of irrigation throughout the world and has been practiced in many areas virtually unchanged for thousands of years.

Surface irrigation is often referred to as flood irrigation, implying that the water distribution is uncontrolled and therefore, inherently inefficient. Modelling of basin irrigation systems: A review Article (PDF Available) in Agricultural Water Management 83() May with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Pages () Download full volume. Previous volume. Next volume. Book chapter Full text access Irrigation Scheduling Using Soil Moisture Measurements: Theory and Practice. Gaylon S. Campbell, Melvin D. Campbell Level-Basin Irrigation. A.R. A well-designed level basin irrigation system is easy to manage and has significant potential for achieving high application efficiency and improved salinity control, particularly when the field is laser-leveled.

Over the years, three different criteria have arisen to design level basin irrigation systems. However, the irrigation flow methods (C, S1, S2 and S3) were significantly affected the irrigation performance indicators (application efficiency, distribution uniformity, deep percolation and.

Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals. Irrigation helps to grow agricultural crops, maintain landscapes, and revegetate disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of less than average rainfall.

Irrigation also has other uses in crop production, including frost protection, suppressing weed growth in grain fields and preventing soil. Level-basin irrigation systems have been recommended as a highly efficient method of surface irrigation.

However, adoption has been slow and performance improvements have not been automatic. When the systems are well designed and appropriate changes in management are made, the resulting systems can achieve good performance.

Adoption has been limited by the perceived high cost of conversion from Cited by: 5. The text also includes articles on the use of solute transport models to estimate salt balance below irrigated cropland; level-basin irrigation; as well as the applications of flow measurement flumes to irrigation water management.

The principles, practices, and potentialities of trickle (drip) irrigation are also Edition: 1. Level-basin irrigation systems may have no runoff, thus no soil loss from the basin. Other surface systems on sloping fields, in contrast, have runoff.

To ensure adequate wetting of the soil near their field or furrow outlet, those surface irrigation systems are designed and. The two most common surface systems used for irrigating vegetables in Texas are level basin and furrow systems.

Level basin (or dead level irrigation): With this method, water is applied over a short period of time to a completely level area enclosed by dikes or borders. The floor of the basin may be flat, ridged or shaped into beds.

Level basin irrigation is a practice by which a basin is dead-leveled and water is introduced to the basin at a high flow rate (over m 3 /s cfs). The high flow rates coupled with the level basin can achieve high application efficiencies of 85% or by: 1.

Although irrigation efficiencies as high as 90 per cent or more are achievable for well-managed automation level basin systems (with pneumatic operators), the development of automated surface irrigation is still in its infancy and the number of commercially produced.

Requires border around entire area- Level basin Difficult to use on tall crops like corn- Solid Set Can be difficult to match advance and recession curves - Border strip Not good for "full cover" crops like grain and alfalfa - Micro-irrigation Must be picked up and trailered to the other end of the field - Hand move.

Advances in Irrigation, Volume 1 covers updated comprehensive elucidations of the various topics of contemporary interest and importance related to the rapidly advancing science and engineering practice of irrigation. The book presents articles on. Level-basin irrigation is being used increasingly to overcome these problems.

Large basins are leveled to within 10 to 20 mm by laser-directed machinery. If the soil is uniformly permeable throughout the basin, this leveling allows water to be applied evenly.2 General description of basin irrigation A level basin is defined as a level field surrounded by bunds and having no surface runoff.

The field is irrigated with a flow rate high enough to keep the difference between the infiltration opportunity times for the upstream and downstream end of the basin.DESIGN OF SURFACE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS • Introduction to Surface Irrigation Systems • Main glossary in irrigation methods Figure Isometric View of Level Basin System.

DESIGN OF SURFACE IRRIGATION, LECTURE SUPPORTING MATERIALS 7 Basin irrigation has a number of limitations, two of which, already mentioned, areFile Size: KB.