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Managing Surged Furrow Irrigation

Lee, Teang Shui and Tajomavo, J. (1996) Managing Surged Furrow Irrigation. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 4 (1). pp. 103-113. ISSN 0128-7680

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The behaviour of the infiltration process in an irrigation system is the most important feature that must be determined. Knowledge of soil infiltration, as it is a dominant physical process in surface irrigation, is crucial to the successful implementation of the scheme. This cannot be over-emphasized in surface systems, especially in furrow systems. This paper describes the infiltration behaviour of a furrow irrigation system under the surge flow regime. Infiltration behaviour over the various runs was studied, Suggestions for the implementation of such a management-oriented irrigation practice are discussed. The infiltration characteristics over the various flows are given.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:furrow infiltration, surged flow
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Engineering
Publisher:Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
ID Code:3243
Deposited By: Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki
Deposited On:25 Nov 2009 08:43
Last Modified:27 May 2013 15:06

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