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Irrigation Science

Irrigation Science

Editor-in-Chief: Elias Fereres

ISSN: 0342-7188 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-1319 (electronic version)

Journal no. 271

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  • Presents original articles and short communications reporting the results of irrigation-related research
  • Explores the challenges of maintaining long-term productivity of irrigated lands and increasing efficiency of agricultural water use
  • Includes contributions from the plant, soil and atmospheric sciences
  • Broad in scope, multidisciplinary in approach
  • 97% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Irrigation Science presents original articles and short communications reporting the results of irrigation-related research. Coverage includes relevant contributions from the plant, soil and atmospheric sciences and analysis of field experimentation, as well as irrigation water management modeling. Special emphasis is devoted to multi-disciplinary studies dealing with the challenges of maintaining the long-term productivity of irrigated lands and increasing the efficiency of agricultural water use.

Aspects of particular interest include physiology of plant growth and yield response to water status; physical and chemical aspects of water status and movement in the plant-soil-atmosphere system; salinity and alkalinity control by soil and water management; agricultural drainage, measurement and modification of crop and control of water in plant, soil and atmosphere; water requirements in irrigation practice; irrigation scheduling and ecological aspects of irrigated agriculture.

Related subjects » Agriculture - Environmental Sciences - Global Change - Climate Change - Pollution and Remediation - Sustainable Development - Water Industry and Technologies

Impact Factor: 2.843 (2013) * 

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    Irrigation Science publishes original contributions and short communications reporting the results of irrigation related research, including relevant contributions from the plant, soil and atmospheric sciences and the analysis of field experimentation as well as irrigation water management modeling. Special emphasis is on multi-disciplinary studies dealing with the problems involved in maintaining the long term productivity of irrigated lands and in increasing the efficiency of agricultural water use.

    Aspects of particular interest are: physiology of plant growth and yield response to water status; physical and chemical aspects of water status and movement in the plant-soil-atmosphere system; salinity and alkalinity control by soil and water management; agricultural drainage, measurement and modification of crop and control of water in plant, soil and atmosphere; water requirements in irrigation practice; irrigation scheduling and ecological aspects of irrigated agriculture.

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