TY - CHAP A1 - Mohamed S. Alhammadi A2 - Ali M. Al-Shrouf ED1 - Aakash Goyal ED2 - Muhammad Asif Y1 - 2013-07-03 PY - 2013 T1 - Irrigation of Sandy Soils, Basics and Scheduling N2 - Humans are depended on crops for food, fibber and more recently for fuel. Demands for crop production in rising because of increasing population, change in food habits and biofuel consumption. The book focus on challenges, progress and prospects of crop production. It comprises of vast array of topics including latest agronomics practices for different crops to enhance productivity, mitigate the challenges imposed by climate change, improve water use efficiency, factors controlling dormancy, optimum use of fertilizers etc. This volume will serve as an excellent resource for students and researchers interested and working in the area of sustainable crop production. BT - Crop Production SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/55117 DO - 10.5772/55117 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-17 ER -