Irrigation performance and management in Taiwan
Paddy is the important crop to be grown in Taiwan. There are two paddy may be grown in a year, wherever irrigation water is available. It maintains the self-sufficiency in food-crop products so as to ensure the security of food supplies and raises farmers income in Taiwan for a long time. This paper is to introduce the aspects dealing with irrigation performance and management prevailed in Taiwan. Due to the recent socio-economic changes, the water demand has been increasing with the expansion of industrialization and urbanization. The acquisition of new water supplies for agricultural irrigation ...
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