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Water Requirements (Chapter 6)

Burman, R.D. and Nixon, P.R. and Wright, J.L. and Pruitt, W.O. (1981) Water Requirements (Chapter 6). In: Jensen, M.E., (ed.) Design and Operation of Farm Irrigation Systems. ASAE Monograph, No. 3. pp. 189-232.

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The main objective of irrigation is to provide plants with sufficient water
to prevent stress that may cause reduced yield or poor quality of harvest
(Haise and Hagan, 1967; Taylor, 1965). The required timing and amount of
applied water is governed by the prevailing climatic conditions, crop and
stage of growth, soil moisture holding capacity, and the extent of root
development as determined by type of crop, stage of growth, and soil.

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