Surface irrigation for energy and water use efficiency

Khatri, Kanya L. and Smith, Rod (2011) Surface irrigation for energy and water use efficiency. In: Irrigation 2011: New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition, 22-25 Aug 2011, Launceston, Australia.

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Work by two different groups within the former CRCIF has shown: (i) the energy costs of the various irrigation application systems including the 'efficient' pressurised systems, and (ii) the irrigation efficiency gains possible with improved surface irrigation. Combining the data from these two sources provides a compelling case for considering surface irrigation with real-time optimisation and control as the ultimate irrigation method for both energy and water use efficieny.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with blanket permission of Irrigation Australia Ltd.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2012 02:53
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:56
Uncontrolled Keywords: irrigation monitoring; irrigation software; efficiency; surface irrigation
Fields of Research : 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140201 Agricultural Economics
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070105 Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960905 Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management

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