alexa A Developed Criterion for Rationalizing On-Farm Irrigation Water Uses Under Arid Conditions
ISSN: 2168-9768

Irrigation & Drainage Systems Engineering
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Research Article

A Developed Criterion for Rationalizing On-Farm Irrigation Water Uses Under Arid Conditions

Arafa YE*

Agricultural Engineering Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Corresponding Author:
Arafa YE
Agricultural Engineering Department
Faculty of Agriculture
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: May 10, 2016; Accepted Date: June 08, 2016; Published Date: June 15, 2016

Citation: Arafa YE (2016) A Developed Criterion for Rationalizing On-Farm Irrigation Water Uses Under Arid Conditions. Irrigat Drainage Sys Eng 5:162. doi:10.4172/2168-9768.1000162

Copyright: © 2016 Arafa YE. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Exploitation of irrigation water under arid ecosystem conditions becomes the pedagogical problem; therefore, rationalizing irrigation and maximizing water use efficiency based on appropriate developed technologies are the most important aspects in the water and agricultural policies. Therefore, the objectives of this study were to: 1) develop out a criterion to identify irrigation system effectiveness by using a dimensionless analysis; and 2) validate the suggested criterion. Dimensional analysis outputs revealed that the irrigation efficiency, may be better if it replaced by new developed terminology noted as irrigation effectiveness for calculating the seasonal crop water requirements (SCWR) that represent a ratio of irrigation system performance and irrigated soil characteristics. The developed criterion may be expressed as follows: Moreover, results analysis of the validation process of the application of the developed criterion indicated that SCWR had been improved by applying the developed criterion with about 10.55 – 21.56% comparing with the conventional method that had been recommended by FAO.


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