Water harvesting and soil moisture retention
The techniques described are suited to arid and semi-arid areas as well as to subhumid regions. The topics covered include selecting and designing water harvesting and soil moisture conservation techniques to improve water infiltration and storage and to reduce evaporation.
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1 Introduction: why water harvesting and soil moisture retention
Part I: Water harvesting
2 The basic principles of water harvesting
3 Designing water harvesting systems
4 Selecting a water harvesting technique
5 Water harvesting techniques - contour systems
6 Water harvesting techniques - freestanding systems
Part II: Soil moisture retention
7 Contour systems to improve infiltration
8 Measures to improve infiltration and water storage
9 Reducing evaporation losses and optimizing the use of soil moisture
- > French: Collecter l'eau et conserver l'humidité du sol
- > Portuguese: Recolha de água e retenção de humidade do ...
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Author:Nathan J. Munyiamba Published:15-01-2014
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