The world around us is changing. Change has always been a part of this planet,

but recently the rate at which change occurs has been accelerating. Extreme weather phenomena, such as tsuna...

 

In this chapter, we will be looking at all the devices that allow the irrigation rate to be varied for each irrigated sector of the field, whether by using hose reels or pivot-type...

 

As every farmer knows, water is essential for the survival of a crop. In the regions where there is a shortage, irrigation can help to mitigate the effects of the dry periods and p...

 

Grown for the high starch content of its grains or its qualities as a fodder crop, the production of maize is widespread on our continent, where farmers have adapted their practice...

 

Pressure regulation can be a topic of dispute in some regions. Some growers will tell you that it’s the best way to save water and energy, while others will claim it’s nothing ...

 

Filtration systems are essential for protecting modern micro-irrigation systems. They prevent drip irrigation products or micro-sprinklers, or even mini-sprinklers, from clogging, ...

 

The efficient operation of an irrigation system depends mainly on the ability of the farmer to make the best use of it.

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Soil depletion and several decades of neglect on the part of governments and international organisations are factors that have increased the poverty levels of African farmers. Far ...

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