African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6652

Full Length Research Paper

A mathematical model for the selection of an economical pipe size in pressurized irrigation systems

Arunjyoti Sonowal
  • Arunjyoti Sonowal
  • Research Fellow, Land and Water Resources Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India.
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S. C. Senapati
  • S. C. Senapati
  • Department of Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, India.
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Sirisha Adamala
  • Sirisha Adamala
  • Research Fellow, Land and Water Resources Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India.
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  •  Received: 13 November 2015
  •  Accepted: 10 February 2016
  •  Published: 25 February 2016

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