A diagnostic model framework for water use in rice-based irrigation systems
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Hundertmark, Wilfried; Abdourahmane, A. T. 2003. A diagnostic model framework for water use in rice-based irrigation systems. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). ix, 49p. (IWMI Research Report 074) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.076
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The paper presents a framework for water use in rice-based irrigation systems, which is based on linear programming (LP). This framework intends to facilitate improved understanding of a system's internal and external conditions and the constraints to productive use of the available land and water resources, and thereby create a reference for the assessment of the physical, economic and environmental performance of a given system. The framework is conceived as a tool that is used interactively in technical group sessions with farmers, system operators and extension workers, where structured discussions lead to improved data confidence, and understanding of complex irrigation systems.
SubjectsMODELS; CROP-BASED IRRIGATION; RICE; WATER USE; IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT; CONSTRAINTS; WATER AVAILABILITY; WATER BALANCE; SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS; IRRIGATION REQUIREMENTS;
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