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  • Irrigation - 808 Words
    DIFFERENT TYEPS OF IRRIGATION The following systems of irrigation are suitable for the Indian topography 1.Tank irrigation 2.Canal irrigation 3.Well and tube-well irrigation TANK IRRIGATION: A tank is nothing but a depression formed on the surface of the earth by naturally or artificially to store the water by building a bund around or a side of the depression. If the tank is nearer or on the way of the stream of the river it is easy to store the water. CONDITIONS FOR TANK IRRIGATION:...
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  • Irrigation - 837 Words
    Irrigation:- a system of supplying (land) with water by means of artificial canals, ditches, etc, esp to promote the growth of food crops ⇒ a sophisticated irrigation system Importance of irrigation:- Irrigation means the artificial way of watering the crops. Irrigation is very important for Pakistan.We have little rainfall therefore we get the help of irrigation in preparing our crops. The progress of our country depends upon the means of irrigation and their progress. All parts except...
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  • Irrigation and City - 790 Words
    Mesopotamia Essay Public works in ancient Mesopotamia, such as ziggurats, city walls, irrigation systems, and warehouses were vital to the survival of the residents of the many prospering empires of the valley of Mesopotamia. Their importance lacks acknowledgement, as many believe that they were just a stepping stone in the rise of the empires, but in reality, they were a major part of the reason why these realms lasted so long. Ziggurats were the religious center of each city, providing...
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  • Irrigation System - 342 Words
    1.7 Conceptual Framework Existing Theories & Factors That Affects Irrigation Systems Humidity, Moisture & Climate Change Automated Irrigation System Microcontroller Using Soil Moisture and Soil Moisture Sensor Humidity Sensor Humidity Sensor Development Tools Existing Studies Design Improve Production CHAPTER 2...
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  • Methods of Irrigation - 5479 Words
    METHODS OF IRRIGATION The manner in which water is applied to the land is commonly referred to as method of irrigation. These methods are adopted to apply irrigation water to the crop depending on the landscape, amount of water and equipment available, the crop and method of cultivation of crop. The main aim of these methods is to store water in the effective root zone uniformly and in maximum quantity ensuring minimum water loss and to get optimum yield. Various methods of irrigation are:...
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  • Irrigation and Its Methods - 533 Words
    Irrigation and it's Methods Irrigation may be defined as the science of artificial application of water to the land or soil. It is the replacement of rainfall with water from another source in order to grow crops. Several methods of irrigation are used today depending on the water availability and the type of crop to be irrigated. Some of these methods are: 1) Flood irrigation: In flood irrigation, a large amount of water is brought to the field and flows on the ground among the...
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  • Irrigation and Tank - 339 Words
    CIRCUIT IDEAS SIMPLE AUTOMATIC WATER-LEVEL CONTROLLER SUNIL KUMAR IVEDI S.C. DW W ater-level controllers are common nowadays. The one described here is minal Vcc is at the bottom of the tank, sensor terminal L is just above the bottom of the tank and sensor terminal H is at the top of the tank. After you have properly installed the sen- Fig. 1: Simple water level controller built around timer NE555 and inverter buffer CMOS IC CD4049. It uses readily-available, low-cost...
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  • Agriculture - Irrigation - 1596 Words
    Agricultural Mechanization Strategies and programmes have been directed towards replacement of traditional and inefficient implements by improved ones, enabling the farmers to own tractors, power tillers, harvesters and other machines, availability of custom hire services, support services of human resource development, testing, evaluation and research & development. A huge industrial base for manufacturing of the agricultural machines has also been developed. Introduction of...
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  • irrigation system - 354 Words
    INTRODUCTION World population currently growing at a rate of about 1.5 %( Hinrichsen, D., R. Bryant and S.M. Goldstein, 1997) is intensifying pressure on our natural resources especially water. Predictions inform that the year 2025 about 35% of the world population may face water shortages (Hinrichsen, D., R. Bryant and U. D. Upadhyan, 1998). The worrisome forecast has attracted concerted efforts to speedily institute potent water management policies that may prevent water scarcity in the...
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  • Irrigation System - 647 Words
    A Study Comparing the Impacts of Surface Irrigation and Localized Irrigation (Drip Irrigation) Here in the Philippines basing on the studies conducted by, agriculture has been considered as the primary sector of the economy. It has contributed 19.1 % of the Gross Domestic Product and has provided employment for about 36.7% of the labor force. It is also a factor that primarily affects the economic well-being of the country like in determining the employment rate, total food supply...
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  • Messopotamian Irrigation Systems - 408 Words
    Messopotamian Irrigation Systems By isa Have you ever wondered what the world would be like without irrigation systems? Without the ancient Mesopotamians we may not have had irrigation systems today. Mesopotamia was among the first civilizations to build a irrigation system. Mesopotamians had a very sophisticated irrigation system. They started by digging out a wide trench for the water to flow through. The next step was to build smaller ditches to their crops. Then they built walls to...
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  • Advances in Modern Irrigation Systems
    ADVANCES IN MODERN IRRIGATION SYSTEMS A TERM PAPER PRESENTED BY AROBOINOSEN HILLARY M.ENG/S.E.E.T/2011/3137 AGRICULTURAL AND BIO-RESOURCES ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MINNA SEPTEMBER 2012 ABSTRACT Irrigation systems should be a relevant agent to give solutions to the increasing demand of food, and to the development, sustainability and productivity of the agricultural sector. The design, management, and operation of irrigation systems are crucial...
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  • how irrigation impacted yuma
    Kate Havins P.d. 1 Wolthuis How irrigation impacted Yuma County You are probably wondering what and where Yuma County is? What does Yuma County revolve around? What do you see almost everyday while driving around Yuma? Yuma County is a small city located at the bottom southwest region of Arizona, close to the Mexico border. Yuma County revolves mostly around crops, dams, canals and many other agricultural related sources. All of those ...
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  • Report on Methods of Irrigation - 6453 Words
    Methods of Irrigation Booklet No. 57 Irrigation and Drainage: IDS - 15 Contents Preface I. Introduction II. Characteristics of an Efficient Irrigation Method III. Factors Affecting Suitability of Irrigation Method IV. Methods of Irrigation A. Surface irrigation B. Sub-surface irrigation C. Sprinkler irrigation D. Localized irrigation V. Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation in India: Constraints VI. Adverse Effect of Improper Irrigation Vii....
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  • Development of National Irrigation - 877 Words
    DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION-MARAMAG INFORMATION SYSTEM USING VISUAL BASIC 6.0 DELSIE BELLE M. ACOBO RICHARD BELISARIO JOHN KARL EDERANGO DONAH RAE C. PASTRANA BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION The National Irrigation Administration is a government institution that still uses the manual or labor-intensive operation in the profiling of their employee's records. It is then passed to the person-in-charged in the Administration...
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    _________________________________________________________________ Page 1 of 12 LOW EXPENDITURE AND LOW PRESSURE DRIP IRRIGATION TECHNIQUES IN IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE REGION PROJECT PROPOSAL PROJECT PROPOSAL LOW EXPENDITURE AND LOW PRESSURE DRIP IRRIGATION TECHNIQUES IN IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE REGION INTRODUCTION Agricultural water administration can help to tumbling starvation and scarcity in the emergent world. It reimburses both rural and urban poor. But most...
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  • Indigenous Irrigation Organization in South Bihar
    [pic] TERM PAPER TOPIC :- Indigenous irrigation Organization in South Bihar Submitted To: Submitted by : Dr. C. Shambu Prasad Ranjan Mishra (36) XIMB Vivek Kumar (60) [pic] Xavier Institute of...
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  • State of Urban Irrigation Demand Management
    Irrigation Matters Series No. 02/09 State of Urban Irrigation Demand Management - A Review Bhakti Lata Devi July 2009 BETTER IRRIGATIO N BETTER ENVIRONMENT BETTER FUTURE State of Urban Irrigation Demand Management – A Review Bhakti Lata Devi City of Sydney, Town Hall House, 456 Kent St, Sydney, 2000 Email: CRC for Irrigation Futures CRC for Irrigation Futures Irrigation Matters Series No. 02/09 July 2009 CRC for Irrigation Futures i...
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  • Automatic irrigation system using xbee protocol
    Embedded System for Automatic Irrigation using XbeePRO Technology AbstractThis project proposed an embedded system for automatic irrigation which has a wireless sensor network for real time infield sensing and control of an irrigation system. This system provides uniform and required level of water for both plain and slope areas and therefore it avoids the water overflow at the slope areas which saves the plant and also water This system also senses the water level of the tank and...
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  • Auto Irrigation Using Sun Tracking and Crop Monitoring
    SOLAR AUTO IRRIGATION USING SUN TRACKING TECHNIQUE INTRODUCTION: With the impending scarcity of nonrenewable resources, people consider to use alternate renewable sources of energy. From all available renewable resources, solar energy is the most abundant energy available and at the same time it can be easily converted into electrical energy. The solar energy refers primarily to the use of solar radiation for practical ends. Currently solar energy is very popular but a fixed solar panel...
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  • A Survey of Automated Gsm Based Irrigation Systems
    ISSN : 0976-8491(Online) | ISSN : 2229-4333(Print) IJCST Vol. 2, ISSue 4, oCT. - DeC. 2011 Integration of Wireless Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture 1 Kalyan Mohan Goli, 2Karthik Maddipatla, 3Thentu Sravani 1,2,3 K L University, Vijayawada, India Abstract Agriculture is a source of livelihood of majority Indians and has great impact on the economy of the country. In a country like India, where climatic conditions vary substantially and irrigation facilities are poor, sustainable...
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  • India Micro Irrigation System Market Outlook to 2018
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The report titled “India Micro Irrigation System Market Outlook to 2018 - Increasing Government Support and Farmer Awareness to Stimulate the Growth” provides a comprehensive analysis of the market size of the Micro Irrigation System Industry in India by revenue and area coverage. Industry has been segmented on the basis of types of micro irrigation system (drip and sprinkler irrigation system), by states, by crop types, by type of drip and sprinkler equipments, by...
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  • The Subak: Bali’s Irrigation System, Cultural Landscape Based on Tri Hita Karana Philosophy: a UNESCO World Heritage: Confronting the Challenges of Globalization
    The Subak: Bali’s Irrigation System, Cultural Landscape Based on Tri Hita Karana Philosophy: a UNESCO World Heritage: Confronting the Challenges of Globalization Gede Yuda Sugiarta1*, Nela Lutfiana1 1University of Indonesia, Faculty of Medicine *Correspondent presenting author: ABSTRACT Subak is an irrigation system of rice field in Bali organized by group of farmers holding the philosophy of Tri Hita Karana, that is the three causes of happiness which are comprised...
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  • Shortage of Water in Pakistan - 361 Words
    Shortage of water in Pakistan As we all know, Pakistan is facing severe shortage of water. There are two main reasons, one due to persistent droughts---which is beyond the control of a man, and the other due to miss-management of water resources. Impact on economy / society * Less water means less agricultural yields, meaning they cannot fulfill the food requirements of the nation, so they need to be dependent on other countries. * Due to less production of main crops, which are wheat,...
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  • Mango Research - 3934 Words
    Preface The purpose of this document is to describe and explain various issues related to mango tree management. An attempt is made here to present the reader with the principles behind mango tree management and to build a conceptual framework for developing a tree management system for mango cultivation so that a mango grower can himself/herself devise a management system for his/her orchard taking into account the conditions of the orchard site and resources available for his enterprise....
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  • Controversies Surrounding the Sardar Sarovar Dam
    Geography Project – Controversies surrounding the Sardar Sarovar Dam Most of the SSP's advantages will benefit Gujarat (downstream), while most of the disadvantages will be felt upstream of the dam in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. According to the initial plan, the main dam will house a 1200 megawatt (MW) powerhouse, while the canal will have power generating units totaling 250 MW installed; this brings the total installed capacity to 1450 MW. The 1450 MW figure hides the fact that most of...
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  • BRAE 340 Problem set 1
    1. a. Power– kilowatt, b. Area – acres, c. Application Rate – in/hr, d. Pressure – head, e. Depth – inches, f. Length – miles, g. Velocity – ft/sec, h. Volume – ac-in, i. Flow Rate – cu-ft/sec 2. Statements (1) and (2) refer to water volumes. Are these Net or Gross volumes? (1) Crop water use (cu-ft) = Seasonal ET (ft) x Crop area (acres) x 43,560 sq-ft/acre (2) Volume applied by system (ac-in) = Application rate (in/hr) x Irrigation time (hr) x Area...
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  • parks and recreation - 5992 Words
    1.) In this article it is discussed that the Denver Parks and Recreation is offering discounted tickets and lesson and rental packages at a extremely low rate to children ages 7-17. As an avid snowboarder this article caught my eye. The youth in the extreme sports of skiing and snowboarding is our future. As John Martinez; Director of Outdoor Recreation says, “ In a time where children are playing behind their screens instead of playing outside, it’s imperative that there is an...
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  • Shobha Ram Patel - 3024 Words
    BHUPENDRA PATEL COLLAGE OF AGRICULTURE, RAIGARH AENGG-121 - FUNDAMENTALS OF SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION ENGINEERING CREDITHOURS(2+1) YEAR/SEMESTER : 1st YEAR / 2nd SEMESTER Theory: Surveying: survey equipment, chain survey, cross staff survey, plotting procedure, calculations of area of regular and irregular fields. Levelling – levelling equipment, terminology, methods of calculation of reduced levels, types of levelling, contouring. Irrigation, classification of projects, flow...
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  • Strategy Memo on Water Rights and Usage
    Memorandum To: James Sterns AEB4325 From: Anthony Alberts Manager Director Progress Milling Date: 1/29/2013 Re: Strategy Memo on Water rights and usage Water rights and usage As a manager of a privately owned milling company and privately owned corn farmer, I would conduct a SWOT analysis of how this trend could affect the competitive market of agribusiness firms as well as internally with my company. 1. How could Ag water rights and water usage alter the competitive...
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  • Apes: Ogallala Aquifer - 697 Words
    Ogallala Aquifer (10:45 min.) 1. Where does the water for the aquifer come from? underground 2. Why do they call the Ogallala Aquifer water “fossil”? it was develop million years ago, and recharge very slowly 3. How big is the Ogallala Aquifer? 174000sq mile + 4. How many states drain water from the Ogallala Aquifer? 8 mid western states 5. How much of the land is sand dunes? 20 percent of its land 6. What is the depth of the Ogallala Aquifer? few feet to a thousand ft down 7. How...
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  • Routine Maintenance for Floor Scrubber
    The correct method to use floor scrubber longevity is very much affected, routine maintenance for the professional floor scrubber is very necessary that such machines require the use of water every day to work or after the completion of a simple cleaning tasks maintenance operation. The following points are floor scrubbers necessary for routine maintenance procedures: 1, check the squeegee is clean. 2, the body with a dry cloth and machine disk (above, bottom) Wax clean. 3, cleaning...
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  • water scarity - 6214 Words
    WATER SCARCITY AND SECURITY IN INDIA Dr. Narayan G. Hegde Global Water Crisis Water is life because plants and animals cannot live without water. Water is needed to ensure food security, feed livestock, maintain organic life, take up industrial production and to conserve the biodiversity and environment. Hence, there is no life without water. Earth is the only plant, so far known to have water and this makes it fit for human living. However, with reckless abuse...
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  • Making sustainability profitable - 586 Words
    Making sustainability profitable There is a clear aim of this article ,which is showing to the readers that if we increase sustainability of a company, no matter if it is or without the intention of contributing to a better environment, could be somehow combined with increasing the bottom line of a company. In the article there were given six examples of companies that contributed to the environment while increasing their finances. The authors mainly focused on the fact that when increasing...
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  • Gsm Based Water Pump Motor Controller with Voice Response
    GSM BASED WATER PUMP MOTOR CONTROLLER WITH VOICE RESPONSE Mr. Ashish S Khachane Dept. of Electronics Engg,JDCOE, Nagpur. ABSTRACT: This paper presents a GSM based water pump motor controller with voice response. Here, I have developed a intelligent voice response system for water pump controller through which user can get to know what exactly the status of water pump based station ;whether it is in ON mode or it is in OFF mode. Also, If there will be some...
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  • Headline - 455 Words
    Tourism Industry a. Rationale of the study – | Lot of potential in this sector to grow. Indian culture & History will create the values in the world of India | b. Objectives of the study | Increase national Income, Employment opportunity in Hotel & transport , airlines industry, also backward regions also can be developed | c. Research Methodology to be used (detailing nature of data, sources of data, data collection methods, methods of analysis etc.) | Secondary...
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  • Ielts - 251 Words
    Exercise 55 The graph and table below give information about water use worldwide and water consumption in two different countries. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant. Country | Population | Irrigated land | Water consumption per person | Brazil | 176 million | 26,500 km² | 359 m³ | Democratic Republic of Congo | 5.2 million | 100 km² | 8 m³ | model answer: The graph shows how the amount of water used...
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  • Water Harvesting - 2463 Words
    Rainwater Harvesting: an on-farm guide rainwater as a resource We are the Environment Agency. It’s our job to look after your environment and make it a better place – for you, and for future generations. Your environment is the air you breathe, the water you drink and the ground you walk on. Working with business, Government and society as a whole, we are making your environment cleaner and healthier. The Environment Agency. Out there, making your environment a better place. Published...
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  • urban farming - 9745 Words
    April 25th, 2012 Dr. Farshad Fotouhi Dean of Wayne State University College of Engineering College of Engineering 5050 Anthony Wayne Dr. Detroit, MI 48202 To Dr. Farshad Fotouhi: The following is the report you requested on the preparation of an urban plot in Detroit for the purpose of urban farming. Our group of engineers, the Warrior Gardeners, has examined the task and determined that the major issues concerning the farming of urban land involve the potential for soil pollution...
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  • Food Shortage - 1137 Words
    Food Shortage. Lester Brown addresses this issue on chapter nine of his book Plan B. He tries to explain what can be done to sufficiently feed a world with a population of 8 billion persons. He gives an example of China’s way of increasing its food production and how in just about a decade, china was able to have enough food to feed hundreds of millions of people who were starving. China became self-sufficient in food production and in 2005 was able to manage its hungry population and she...
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  • Soceity - 26107 Words
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  • coca-cola's water neutrality initiative
    Social Marketing Plan Social Marketing Program to Reduce Residential Irrigation Water Use Center for Social Marketing For Southwest Florida Water Management District June 2008 Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 About This Plan 3 Project Summary 5 Key Findings 8 Priority Population 10 Strategy Approach 11 Audience Profile 11 Specific Recommendations 12 Relevant Findings 13 Marketing Mix 15 Product 15 Strategic Approach 15 Specific Recommendations 16...
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  • rain water harwesting - 863 Words
    * What made you take up rain water harvesting? The social responsibility towards the society, environment and global awareness initiative taken by the cooperates and Government made us to think and support to achieve the goal of go green and also to reduce the operational cost & save huge amounts on water bills We think about Rain Water Harvesting because we want to give something to nature the nature will take care of our future on this consent. We start Rain Water Harvesting project. we have...
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  • Water - 365 Words
    Why has access to water been such an important? There is a lot of reason why, I will give you a few. Water was needed to feed the people farm life, water was important to keep one alive, and the most important, is water is used to grow plants and other material. How did ancient societies address the problems associated with harnessing these powerful resources? There were a lot of different ways to address the problems. Some use rules, maps, there were disputes, fights, and agreements were...
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  • Cassy Love - 825 Words
    Morgan Smith 7/30/14 Mrs. Korus How did the need for a steady supply of water affect the technological, economic, political and, legal development of ancient society? #1The technological development brought both negative and positive consequences to the developing civilizations. In Source A, it shows a map of the major ancient irrigation ditches between Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. As you can see, the extent of the system reveals that’s the Mesopotamian technology was very complex and...
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  • Automatic plant watering system
    ABSTRACT This project is all about to design and fabricate An “Automatic Plant Watering System”.Automated plant watering system is a self-running watering system for plants which are very ideal for small group of gardeners and farmers. The Automatic watering System is mainly developed to run by its own, with a minimal supervision of human where it can control the water amount automatically and reduces the work load of an individual. The primary objective of the system is to supply the entire...
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  • Scholars Research Library - 1953 Words
    Available online at Scholars Research Library Annals of Biological Research, 2012, 3 (8):4091-4093 ( ISSN 0976-1233 CODEN (USA): ABRNBW Physico - chemical characteristics of salt affected soil from Barhanpur, M.S., India B. S. Mali, S. S.Thengal, P. N. Pate Department of Botany, Tuljaram Chaturchand College, Baramati, M. S., India...
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  • Subterranean Architecture: Inverted Infrastructural Monuments
    Subterranean Architecture : Inverted Infrastructural Monuments : Some areas of the world are accustomed to such polarity. In Western India, for instance, three months of a healthy monsoon is followed by nine continuous months of arid weather. The polarization of weather promotes renewed interest in ancient infrastructures that could mitigate these extremes through sustainable means. In the case of the dry weather in Western India, this was done with Stepwells. Dated to 600 AD, stepwells are...
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  • Golf Course Water Issues
    Groundwater: What Can The Golf Course Industry Do to Protect This Valuable Natural Resource? The Ogallala Aquifer, also known as the High Plains Aquifer, is a vast yet shallow underground water table aquifer located beneath the Great Plains in the United States. One of the world's largest aquifers, it lies under about 174,000 square miles in portions of the eight states of South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. It was named in 1899 by N.H. Darton...
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  • Syllabus for Orissa Civil Services
    Syllabi for the Orissa Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Subject-wise) SYLLABUS FOR ORISSA CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION GENERAL STUDIES The nature and standard of questions in this paper will be such that a welleducated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study. The questions will be such as to test a candidate’s general awareness of a variety of subjects, which will have relevance for a career in Civil Services. General Science Current events...
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  • Rain Water Harvesting - 6379 Words
    RAIN WATER HARVESTING Introduction: Till about thirty years back, the areas around our homes and offices used to be unpaved and the rain falling on these areas would percolate into the soil and remain there for being drawn through shallow open wells. With the proliferation of flat complexes, not only have these areas been paved and percolation of rainwater into the soil almost totally stopped, the quantity of water drawn from the soil below has increased manyfold. Consequently open wells and...
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  • Remote Sensing and Salinity - 2695 Words
    Soil Science Essay, 2012, 1, 1-9 What Remote Sensing (Optical) can tells us about Salinization Gustavo Barreda James Cook University School of Environmental and Earth Science Abstract. Introduction With the current growth population, the production of food is critical for future survival. To produce high quantities of food, we need fertile soils and keep them fertilize. Soils are the most important resource in earth. Quality soils vary and we need to classify them...
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  • Water Logging and Salinity - 6571 Words
    WATER LOGGING AND SALINITY Naheed Ghazanfar Izhar & Associates Consulting 5.1 CLASSIFICATION OF WATER LOGGED AND SALINE AREAS BY DEGREE The existing irrigation system in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was developed in late 1800s over a century ago. This system was designed for the farming at that time which was much lower than the cropping intensities of today. This system had limited provision for drainage, resulting in a rise in groundwater and the occurrence of salinity....
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  • A Success Story of Greenhouse Technology
    Success story on Greenhouse Technology (A case study on School & Community Horticulture Project) National Committee on Plasticulture Applications in Horticulture Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India 2nd Floor, Himalaya House 23, Kasturba Gandhi Marg New Delhi- 110 001 Introduction The National Committee on Plasticulture Applications in Horticulture (NCPAH), Ministry of Agriculture, has been promoting use of different plasticulture applications through its Precision Farming...
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  • Lakd - 3080 Words
    The ancient Sinhalese were skilled engineers. This can be seen in the works that have come down to us, such as the stupa and the irrigation system. Contemporary engineers have saluted this achievement. The logo of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) has as its most prominent feature, a dagoba. Other items in the logo include a sluice gate and a reservoir. This logo was reproduced on a stamp in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the IESL. The IESL has also included studies on...
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  • New Projects in Bhugaon - Songbirds
    New Projects in Bhugaon-Songbirds SKYi Songbirds is one of the popular Residential Developments in nighborhood having 2 BHK Flats in Bhugaon, with all the amenities. **NO Brokerage*** ***Free Site Visit*** SKYi Songbird Bhugaon – Location 20 Minutes from Kothrud 5 minutes from sanctioned Pune Ring Road 15 minutes from proposed Vanaz Metro Station Projects Details - 2 BHK Flats in Bhugaon Area-1071 Sq.Ft to 2174 Sq.Ft Price-Rs.70L to Rs.1.4 Cr Onwards Status-Underconstruction Features - 2 BHK...
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  • Water Harvesting - 522 Words
    The Rainwater harvesting is the simple collection or storing of water through scientific techniques from the areas where the rain falls. It involves utilization of rain water for the domestic or the agricultural purpose. The method of rain water harvesting has been into practice since ancient times. It is as far the best possible way to conserve water and awaken the society towards the importance of water. The method is simple and cost effective too. It is especially beneficial in the areas,...
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  • Soiless - 2479 Words
    Managing the Root Zone in Soilless Culture Author: Eyal Ronen Haifa Chemicals Chief Agronomist In solid growing media, there are five important parameters that should be monitored around the root zone to optimize plant growth and yields. EYAL RONEN offers some guidelines on how to manage these parameters to prevent major crop problems, and explains the importance of measuring fertiliser solution at both the dripper and drainage points. General terminology Soilless culture, commonly referred to...
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  • My Quality World - 429 Words
    Garden Proposal Project Water and irrigation systems · lawn sprinklers · water irrigation systems · sprinker installion · drip irrigation Every single on these forms of irrigation helps the garden grow into beautiful plants. Whatever you choose the way you want your garden to look will be the outcome of the results. With a combination like this, it's proven and guaranteed that the garden of your wishes will turn out just...
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  • Indian Ken-Betwa river link project and Bangladesh
     Indian Ken-Betwa link water project and Bangladesh M S Siddiqui Legal Economist and pursuing PhD in Open University, Malaysia e-mail: The ongoing Indian river-link project (ILRP) is not based on understanding of the environment and ecosystem that rivers support. The ILRP is not a feasible project on technical, environmental, socio-economic, and legal grounds. It will cause tremendous devastation to environment and economies of Bangladesh, India and Nepal. A...
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  • Soil Salinity - 664 Words
    Soil salinity Soil salinity is the salt content in the soil; the process of increasing the salt content is known as salination. Salt is a natural element of soils and water. Salination can be caused by natural processes such as mineral weathering or the gradual withdrawal of an ocean. It can also be caused by artificial processes such as irrigation. |Contents | |1 Causes of soil salinity | |2 Natural occurrence...
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  • Method of Planting Paddy - 556 Words
    METHOD OF PLANTING PADDY Paddy is an important food crop. A paddy crop is also unique compared to other crops because of the cultivation process. However, paddy cultivation process consists of two methods that is cultivation in modern way and cultivation in traditional way. However, the process of paddy cultivation experienced a similar process but differ only in terms of technology and revenue. Therefore, paddy cultivation methods through several steps such as: 1) Plantation site...
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  • soil salination - 731 Words
    TOPIC: SALINATION: THE EFFECT IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT A. INTRODUCTION (a.) Brief background B. BODY OF DISCUSSION (a.) Definition of Salination (b.) The formation of Salination (c.) Effect of Salination (d.) Areas covered by Salnation (e.) Agencies responsible for it. C. CONCLUSION (a.) Process of Desalination of Soil (b.) Solution us in prevention of Salination or minimizing Salination (c.) Soil Salinity Control TOPIC:...
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