Irrigated

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Agriculture In Jordan
... contrast to Egypt and Iraq, where redistribution of land irrigated by the Nile and Euphrates rivers was a pivotal political, social, and economic issue, land tenure was never an important concern in Jordan ... Moreover, since the early 1960s, the government has continuously created irrigated farmland from what was previously arid desert, further reducing competition for arable land ... Limited land reform occurred in the early 1960s when, as the government irrigated the Jordan River valley, it bought plots larger than twenty hectares (50 acres), subdivided them, and ...
Water Resources Management In Colombia - Water Resources Management By Sector - Irrigation and Drainage
... Public investment accounts for 287,454 ha, or 38% of irrigated area, while private investment accounts for the remaining 62% ... Most of the irrigated areas are located in the warm center, Magdalena and Cauca Valleys, and the northeast near Venezuela’s border and along the Caribbean ... Cauca and Tolimas Valleys have 40% of irrigated land ...
Agriculture In Sudan - Irrigated Agriculture
... In 1991 Sudan had a large modern irrigated agriculture sector totaling more than 2 million hectares out of about 84 million hectares that are potentially arable ... About 93 percent of the irrigated area was in government projects the remaining 7 percent belonged to private operations ... The Nile and its tributaries were the source of water for 93 percent of irrigated agriculture, and of this the Blue Nile accounted for about 67 percent ...
Soil Salinity Control - Strip Cropping: An Alternative
... In irrigated lands with scarce water resources suffering from drainage (high water table) and soil salinity problems, strip cropping is sometimes practiced with strips of land where ... Owing to the water application in the irrigated strips they have a higher watertable which induces flow of groundwater to the unirrigated strips ... This flow functions as subsurface drainage for the irrigated strips, whereby the water table is maintained at a not-too-shallow depth, leaching of the soil is possible, and the ...
Shell Creek - Watershed
... consists of 370,500 acres (1,499 km2) of native rangeland (73%), forest (24%), irrigated cropland, pasture and hayland (3%) ... There are over 10,500 acres (42 km2) of irrigated lands in the Shell Creek watershed the greater part (92%) of which is in the lower portion-downstream from the town of Shell ... About 7,500 acres (30 km2) are irrigated from Shell Creek itself ...