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Summer School on Use of Modern Tools for Increasing on Farm Water Use Efficiency

Summer School on Use of Modern Tools for Increasing on Farm Water Use Efficiency (2003 New Delhi, India)

Summer School on Use of Modern Tools for Increasing on Farm Water Use Efficiency

July 16-August 5, 2003

by Summer School on Use of Modern Tools for Increasing on Farm Water Use Efficiency (2003 New Delhi, India)

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Published by Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

Papers presented at the summer school held in New Delhi, India, organized by Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, and sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[compiled and edited by] Anil Kumar Singh, Man Singh.
ContributionsSingh, Anil Kumar, 1952-, Singh, Man, 1961-, Water Technology Centre (Indian Agricultural Research Institute), Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16650300M
LC Control Number2006542536

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This is a one-stop shop to help you pursue sustainable energy strategies on your farm or ranch, realizing reduced costs and increased profits. Water Use Efficiency (WUE) is an important performance indicator of sustainable production, widely used overseas. WUE is defined in a number of ways, and it is important to know what definition is being used.

Overseas data show that WUE on dairy farms depends on. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the economic efficiency of irrigated agricultural enterprises using a non-radial data envelopment analysis approach. While a number of studies have used radial measures based on data envelopment analysis to obtain efficiency scores for a given production technology, we calculate non-radial measures to understand the efficiency of using individual inputs Cited by:   2.

Water use in agriculture. Some figures at different scales illustrate the amount of water used in agriculture. Globally, some ×10 3 km 3 of water were used in agriculture in ().While significant amounts of water are used in animal production and food processing, water availability limits animal production mostly through the production of fodder crops and forage, and it is therefore Cited by:   Despite the enormous importance of maize in Ghana, maize farmers in the country continue to experience low yields, making Ghana self-insufficient in the production of the crop.

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Summer School Startseite › Forums › Module 2 – Lesson 2: Empowering small scale farmers › fixing the market, not modernizing the farm This topic has 3 replies. Around the world, irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of water and one of the largest users of energy.

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