Irrigation and Drainage

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Edited By: Kristoph-Dietrich Kinzli, P. E. and Prof. Hector Malano

Online ISSN: 1531-0361

Editor's Choice

The papers shown under Editor’s choice have been selected based on their innovative character, as well as on their importance for global food production and improvement of governance with respect to water management systems and flood protection provisions. They illustrate the spectrum and global spreading of topics that are dealt with in Irrigation and Drainage as one of the leading journals in the fields of water management and flood protection. The authors belong to the top experts in the sector and are well recognised by their colleagues.

An overview of irrigation mosaics
Zahra Paydar, Freeman Cook, Emmanuel Xevi and Keith Bristow.
(Wiley-Blackwell best paper award 2012)

Integrated irrigation and drainage practices to enhance water productivity and reduce pollution in a rice production system
Shizhang Peng, Yufeng Luo, Junzeng Xu, Shahbaz Khan, Xiyun Jiao and Weiguang Wang

The pivotal role of canal operators in irrigation schemes: the case of the Canalero
Pieter Van der Zaag and Edwin Rap

When groundwater takes over: linking 40 years of agricultural and groundwater dynamics in a large scale irrigation scheme in Morocco
Marcel Kuper, Ali Hammani, Anne Chohin, Patrice Garin and Mohamed Saaf

Limitation of agricultural groundwater uses in Beauce (France): what are the impacts on farms and on the food-processing sector?
C. Lejars, J.L. Fusillier, S. Bouarfa, C. Coutant, L. Brunel and G. Rucheton

An interactive water indicator assessment tool to support land use planning
P.J.G.J Hellegers, H.C. Jansen and W.G.M. Bastiaanssen

Overview of research on rainwater harvesting and conservation by the Water Research Commission
A.J. Sanewe and G.R. Backeberg

In-field rainwater harvesting: mechanical tillage implements and scope for upscaling
L.D. van Rensburg, C.B. Bothma, C.H. Fraenkel, P.A.L. Le Roux and M. Hensley

Flood frequency analysis of various dams and barrages in Pakistan
Shazia Afreen and Faqir Muhammad

Social benefits and abatement costs of greenhouse gas emission reductions from restoring drained fen wetlands - A case study from the Elbe River Basin (Germany)
Malte Grossmann and Ottfried Dietrich