Irrigation system operating policies for mature tea in Malawi

Palmer Jones, Richard (1977) Irrigation system operating policies for mature tea in Malawi. Water Resources Research, 13 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 0043-1397

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Abstract

The author shows that the distribution of water within the root zone, at least for tea in Malawi, plays an important part in determining response to irrigation. This means that two or more soil moisture state variables will be necessary in the dynamic programming (DP) method of finding the optimal application policy, and this makes DP even more difficult to use in practice than has been previously indicated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: mathematical models,optimization,soils - moisture determination,irrigation
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2014 15:48
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 13:15
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/45661
DOI: 10.1029/WR013i001p00001

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