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, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 259–266 | Cite as

Marginal-water application in arid zones

  • Oron Gideon 
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Abstract

The intensified efforts to improve agricultural economy in arid zones is associated with increased demand for water. Scarcity of potable water has hightened the importance of marginal water in dry regions. Marginal water includes saline water, wastewater, and runoff water. These water sources differ in location in regards to the application site, quality, quantity, and stability of supply. Previous experience proved that each of the above alternative water sources can be used separately or in combination, for the economic benefit of the farmers.

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Wastewater Previous Experience Environmental Management Potable Water Water Source 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oron Gideon 
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  1. 1.Center for Irrigation TechnologyCalifornia State UniversityFresnoUSA

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