ITRC Paper No. P 05-001. Charles M. Burt
Guidelines for Establishing Irrigation Scheduling Policies
Successful on-farm irrigation scheduling requires that water delivery projects adopt a service concept, and that water deliveries be made with a high degrees of reliability. An arranged delivery schedule and seasonal volumetric allocations are additional requirements. Until these conditions are met, attempts to implement modern on-farm irrigation scheduling techniques to maximize water use efficiency, and to maximize yields will be only partially successful.
Burt, C.M. 2005. Guidelines for Establishing Irrigation Scheduling Policies. Presented at ICID/FAO Workshop on Irrigation Scheduling: From Theory to Practice. Sept. 12-13. Rome, Italy. 6 pp.
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