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Irrigation

  • By: Roopali Phadke
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Throughout human history, agricultural societies in semiarid and arid regions have relied on irrigation to sustain food cultivation. Widespread application of irrigation technologies, particularly after the green revolution, resulted in environmental problems including ...

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