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1. Introduction
1.1 The basis of water harvesting: History and perspectives
1.1.1 Historical perspectives
1.1.2 Recent developments
1.1.3 Future directions
1.2 Definitions and classification
1.3 Basic categories of water harvesting systems for plant production
1.3.1 Microcatchments (rainwater harvesting)
1.3.2 External catchment systems (rainwater harvesting)
1.3.3 Floodwater farming (floodwater harvesting)
2.1.2 General estimates
2.1.3 Factors influencing crop water requirements
2.1.4 Calculation of crop water requirements
2.2.2 Fruit trees
2.2.3 Water requirements of rangeland and fodder
2.3.2 Texture
2.3.3 Structure
2.3.4 Depth
2.3.5 Fertility
2.3.6 Salinity/sodicity
2.3.7 Infiltration rate
2.3.8 Available water capacity (AWC)
2.3.9 Constructional characteristics
3. Rainfall-runoff analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Rainfall characteristics
3.3 Variability of annual rainfall
3.4 Probability analysis
3.5.2 Factors affecting runoff
3.5.3 Runoff coefficients
3.6 Determination of runoff coefficients
3.7 Assessment of annual or seasonal runoff
3.8 Runoff plots
4. Design model for catchment: Cultivated area ratio
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Crop production systems
4.3 Examples on how to calculate the ratio C: Ca
4.4 Systems for trees
4.4 Systems for rangeland and fodder
5. Water harvesting techniques
5.1.2 Basic technical criteria
5.2.2 Technical details
5.2.3 Layout and construction
5.2.4 Maintenance
5.2.5 Husbandry
5.2.6 Socio-economic considerations
5.3.2 Technical details
5.3.3 Layout and construction
5.3.4 Maintenance
5.3.5 Husbandry
5.3.6 Socio-economic factors
5.4.2 Technical details
5.4.3 Layout, and construction
5.4.4 Maintenance
5.4.5 Husbandry
5.4.6 Socio-economic Factors
5.5.2 Technical details
5.5.6 Socio-economic factors
5.6.2 Technical Details
5.6.3 Layout and construction
5.6.4 Maintenance
5.6.5 Husbandry
5.6.6 Socio-economic factors
5.7.2 Technical details
5.7.3 Layout and construction
5.7.4 Maintenance
5.7:5 Husbandry
5.7.6 Socio-economic factors
5.8.2 Technical Details
5.8.3 Layout and construction
5.8.4 Maintenance
5.8.5 Husbandry
5.8.6 Socio-economic factors
5.9.2 Technical Details
5.9.3 Layout and construction
5.9.4 Maintenance
5.9.5 Husbandry
5.9.6 Socio-economic Factors
6. Husbandry
6.1 Introduction
6.2.2 Crop choice
6.2.3 Fertility
6.2.4 Other husbandry factors
6.3.2 Choice of species
6.3.3 Husbandry
6.4 Rangeland and fodder
7. Socio-economic factors and project management
7.1 Introduction
7.2.2 Participation
7.2.3 Adoption of systems
7.2.4 Area differences
7.2.5 Gender and equity
7.2.6 Land tenure
7.2.7 Village land use management
7.3.2 Project approach
7.3.3 Machinery or hand labour
7.3.4 Flexibility of approach
7.3.5 Subsidies and incentives
7.3.6 Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
Appendix - Simple surveying techniques
Laying out a contour
Laying out a graded contour
Measuring the slope of the land
Important points to remember
A.2 Use of the water tube level for surveying Introduction
Important Points to Remember
Annotated bibliography
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Water Harvesting Manual

Water Harvesting Manual

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