Real time control of surface irrigation: managing infiltration variations and enhancing furrow irrigation performance

Khatri, K. L. and Smith, R. J. and Raine, Steven R. (2006) Real time control of surface irrigation: managing infiltration variations and enhancing furrow irrigation performance. In: Irrigation Australia 2006: Irrigation Association of Australia National Conference and Exhibition, 9-11 May 2006, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

[Extract from Introduction]The performance of surface irrigation is a function of the field design, infiltration characteristic of the soil and irrigation management practice. A simple real time control system is proposed that provides infiltration information in real time and determines the cutoff time for optimal performance.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Steven Raine
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:58
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:42
Uncontrolled Keywords: surface irrigation, irrigation control systems, real-time control
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2140

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