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Title: RE-DESIGN OF CHECK BASIN. IRRIGATION SYSTEM FOR EDOZHIGI PILOT IRRIGATION PROJECT, GBAKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA
Authors: IBRAHIM NAKORDI, MOHAMMED
Issue Date: 5-Jul-2013
Abstract: From the analysis of the lield data ust:d tin thi~, rcst:arch. tht: soil in the site was found to he mdy loam, with Bulk density ol' 1.62g/cm 1 • ltlllltt alt<>ll rak ol" .1.7cm/hr, Permanent wilting point of -.94%, Field capacity of 7.49'%, discharge thrott~_!h lhL· muin canal to be 0.6rn3/sec, Crop water t=quircmcnt and Consumptive usc ( Fl') was also dcktttlillcd tu ht: 353.X44cm and 294.87rnm/rnonth. \fter rL'lk.signing. the values of infiltration raiL' illtd Pnmanent wilting point falls within the standard ttnge or 1.3-7.6cm/hr and 5-1 Y~~;,_ It was also t·om·Ju(bl that the Bulk density (BD) is innuenccd by the :oil structure, lcxturL· and Lh:gn:L· of comp;~Llion ul the ·.uil. The avt:ragc monthly Irrigation frequency .vas t(nmd (()be three (3) days and th~: lnit,!alt,,,, o~pjdtv;tliun timt: of 0.44hrs was rcdt:signtd. 'lhl: ::connmic analysis !If the project gave a cost hcndlt r;ll j,~ of I R indicating I hat the project is viabk.
Description: A THESIS SUBMITTED TO THE POST-GRADUATE SCHOOL, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MINNA, NIGER STATE. NIGERIA. IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT FOR THE REQUIREMENT OF THE AWARD OF MASTERS DEGREE IN AGRICULTURAL AND BIORESOURCES ENGINEERING. (SOIL AND WATER ENGINEERING OPTION)
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