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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
(SOIL AND WATER ENGINEERING OPTION)|
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