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Title:Soil surveys for small holder irrigation: some observations from Zimbabwe
Author:Hungwe, Alois
Book title:African regional symposium on small holder irrigation: 5-7 September 1984, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Geographic term:Zimbabwe
Subjects:small farms
Abstract:This paper examines the criteria used to assess soils for irrigation and on the basis of those criteria argues that most of the soils of smallholder irrigation in Zimbabwe are of restricted suitability. The necessity of monitoring irrigated soils to avoid their deterioration is emphasized. Ref.