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Strategies to improve water use efficiency in the crop production

Horticulture International Journal
Celerino Quezada Landeros


The increasing of water use effciency is very important to sabe irrigation water in agriculture in anscenery of risks by droughts and climate change. The aim of this mini-review is highlight irrigation technologies and the some strategies of the irrigation wáter management. The manuscript analyze the effect of irrigation technologies, wáter policy, irrigation scheduling, system maintenance and technology transfer to obtain more biomass per unit of wáter applied.


waters carcity, transfer technoology, irrigation scheduling, wáter policy , climate change, maintenance, pumping costs, agronomical management, salinization and contamination, evapotranspiration, significative reduction, field capacity, permanent wilting point, bulk density