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Computer-model for vedavati groundwater basin .3. Irrigation potential

Vedula, S and Ramasesha, CS and Rao, A Achuta and Prasad, B Shyam (1986) Computer-model for vedavati groundwater basin .3. Irrigation potential. In: Sadhana : Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, 9 . pp. 57-68.

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An estimate of the irrigation potential over and above the existing utilization was made based on the ground water potential in the Vedavati river basin. The estimate is based on assumed crops and cropping patterns as per existing practice in the various taluks of the basin. Irrigation potential was estimated talukwise based on the available ground water potential identified from the simulation study. It is estimated that 84,100 hectares of additional land can be brought under irrigation from ground water in the entire basin.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Sadhana : Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Ground water;Crop water requirements;Irrigation potential;Regional estimates.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2009 06:54
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:41
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/22390

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