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Land irrigability studies for watershed management in Kanhar sub-basin (Sone Basin) using airborne data

  • S. N. Das
  • R. Inoke
  • B. R. M. Rao
  • B. M. Singh
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Abstract

Assessment of irrigability potential of an area is the basic need for watershed management. Land irrigability potential of Kanhar sub-basin of Sone Basin has been evaluated using systematic interpretation of aerial photographs followed by semi detailed soil survey. It is 1.51 lakh hectares where 1.2%, 17.2% and 78.7% areas fall under moderately, marginally and unsuitable categories for substained used under irrigation respectively.

Keywords

Soil Survey Watershed Management Sample Strip National Remote Sensing Agency Irrigability Potential 
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© Springer 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Das
    • 1
  • R. Inoke
    • 2
  • B. R. M. Rao
    • 3
  • B. M. Singh
    • 4
  1. 1.All India Soil & Land Use SurveyNew Delhi
  2. 2.Land Use Survey DepartmentFiji
  3. 3.National Remote Sensing AgencyHyderabad
  4. 4.Indian Institute of Remote SensingDehra Dun

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