Management of water use in agriculture
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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Irrigation efficiency.,
  • Water-supply, Agricultural.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementK.K. Tanji, B. Yaron, eds.
SeriesAdvanced series in agricultural sciences ;, v. 22, Advanced series in agricultural sciences ;, 22.
ContributionsTanji, Kenneth K., Yaron, B. 1929-
LC ClassificationsS619.E34 M36 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1432178M
ISBN 103540573097, 0387573097
LC Control Number93043691

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