07 Jul 2015

Challenges of Increasing Water and Nutrient Efficiency in Irrigated Agriculture

Robert L. Mikkelsen, Timothy K. Hartz and M.J. Mohammad Rusan

The challenge of feeding a global population cannot be achieved without major improvements in both water and nutrient efficiency. Irrigated agriculture is a major user of freshwater resources and contributes significantly to food production. Simultaneous application of water and nutrients requires careful management, but offers significant potential for improved efficiency.

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