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Utilization of water in agriculture: strategy for the future

D. S. van der Merwe
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 4, No 4 | a1050 | DOI: | © 1985 D. S. van der Merwe | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 18 March 1985 | Published: 18 March 1985

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D. S. van der Merwe,, South Africa

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A n exposition is given of the factors influencing future utilization of water in agriculture. These are the quantity of water available for agricultural purposes, the increasing mineralisation of irrigation water and the effect of energy demands on irrigation. To meet this situation, research is necessary. The recommendations of four irrigation research workshops in this regard are discussed. From these discussions a strategy for future water


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