ASCE Manual of Practice No. 71


Agricultural Salinity Assessment and Management (MOP 71)
Handbook / Manual / Guide by American Society of Civil Engineers, 12/15/2011



Prepared by the Water Quality and Drainage Committee of the Irrigation and Drainage Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE.

Agricultural Salinity Assessment and Management, second edition, considers worldwide salinity and trace element management in irrigated agriculture and water supplies. This updated edition provides a reference to help sustain irrigated agriculture and integrates contemporary concepts and management practices. It covers technical and scientific aspects of agricultural salinity mangement, as well as environmental, economic, and legal concerns. Topics include: nature and extent of agricultural salinity; diagnosis of salinity problems and selection of control practices; soil response to saline and sodic conditions; plant responses to saline and sodic conditions; long-term regional-scale modeling of soil salinity; case study of San Joaquin Valley, California; institutional and salinity issues on the Upper Rio Grande; and viability of irrigated agriculture with expanding space and time. The second edition of MOP 71 is valuable to water professionals, engineers, scientists, practitioners, and educators interested in developing and managing ever more constrained water supplies worldwide.

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