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Solar Energy and Emerging Technologies in Micro Irrigation

Chenggui Sun

447 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Solar Energy and Emerging Technologies in Micro Irrigation discusses the emergence of certain technologies in the field of micro irrigation. It further comprises a framework for the assessment of sustainability of irrigated agricultural system and the application of solar water pump technology amongst the rural farmers. This book also discusses about a comprehensive sizing methodology for stand-alone battery-less photovoltaic water pumping system under the Egyptian climate, feasibility of solar pump for sustainable irrigation in Bangladesh, a hybrid pv/utility powered irrigation water pumping system for rural agricultural areas, performance evaluation of gypsum block wireless sensor network system for real time irrigation scheduling, assessing the economic impact of a low-cost water-saving irrigation technology in Indian Punjab, comparison of traditional and modern deficit irrigation techniques in corn cultivation using treated municipal wastewater, comparative effects of saline water on yield and quality of potato under drip and furrow irrigation, effects of deficit irrigation on yield, water productivity and economic return of sunflower and optimum irrigation water allocation and crop distribution using combined pareto multi-objective differential evolution.
Author Bio
Dr. Chenggui Sun obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, a public research university with a main campus in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. His academic background is in the area of nanotechnology and membrane technology, which is at the interface between Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Dr. Sun enjoys the challenge of combining technology, engineering, and business expertise to contribute to organizational development in the context of a more sustainable, healthier world. He has proven ability to understand client needs and perspectives in order to formulate and implement strategic plans, and known networking and collaboration skills with a commitment to fostering growth in others. Dr. Sun is also reputable for approaching tasks with creativity, integrity, and drive to inspire cooperation and exceed expectations.