New Book Series on Micro Irrigation just Published


Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

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Vol. 1. Sustainable Micro Irrigation Principles and Practices

Vol. 2.  Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation

Vol. 3. Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines

Vol. 4. Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation

Vol. 5. Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi Arid Regions

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New Book on Evapotranspiration


Dr. Megh Goyal and Dr. Eric Harmsen have co-edited a new book titled Evapotranspiration Principles and Application for Water Management. Additional information is available at the following website: http://www.appleacademicpress.com/title.php?id=101  (Not sure if the 15% discount still applies.)

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Daily Reference Evapotranspiration (ETo) for Jamaica


Daily reference evapotranspiration (ETo) is now available for Jamaica.  CLICK HERE to visit the new pragwater page, which provides a link to the daily image data and the method background information.  The page also provides information related to the practical application of the results for scheduling irrigation in Jamaica.

YESTERDAY’S ETo FOR JAMAICA:

DISCLAIMER: The information is provided “as is”. The authors and publishers of this information disclaim any loss or liability, either directly or indirectly as a consequence of applying the information provided herein, or in regard to the use and application of said information. No guarantee is given, either expressed or implied, in regard to the accuracy, or acceptability of the information.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: This research received partial funding from the following sources: NOAA-CREST (grant NA06OAR4810162) and USDA Hatch Project (Hatch-402). Special thanks to Dr. John Mecikalski for providing the solar radiation data.  I would like to thank my student, Victor Reventos, who made the algorithm automation possible through his Python programming skills.