Irrigation Farming: A Handbook For The Practical Application Of Water In The Production Of Crops (1895)

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SKU: 9781437118568
Author: Wilcox, Lucius Merle
Publication Date: 10/01/2008
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Description

Irrigation Farming: A Handbook For The Practical Application Of Water In The Production Of Crops is a book written by Lucius Merle Wilcox in 1895. The book is a comprehensive guide to the methods and techniques of irrigation farming, which involves the controlled application of water to crops. The author provides detailed information on the different types of irrigation systems, including surface, sprinkler, and sub-irrigation. He also discusses the various sources of water for irrigation, such as wells, streams, and reservoirs.The book covers a wide range of topics related to irrigation farming, including the design and construction of irrigation systems, the management of water resources, the selection of crops, and the use of fertilizers and other inputs. The author provides practical advice on how to maximize crop yields and minimize water waste, as well as tips on how to deal with common problems such as soil erosion and pests.Overall, Irrigation Farming is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the practical application of water in agriculture. It provides a wealth of information on the science and art of irrigation farming, and is written in a clear and accessible style that makes it easy to understand and apply.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.