Estimating the actual evapotranspiration and deep percolation in irrigated soils of a tropical floodplain, northwest Ethiopia

Estimating the actual evapotranspiration and deep percolation in irrigated soils of a tropical... •Both the Hydrus-1D and water balance models gave comparable results of actual ET and deep percolation in tropical floodplain soils.•The deep percolation was the dominant process of the hydrological cycle during irrigation season.•There was over irrigation in all crops during early stages and stress in maize crops in the late period due to absence of irrigation water.•The water balance model can be an alternative to numerical models in data scare regions to support irrigation water management. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Agricultural Water Management Elsevier

Estimating the actual evapotranspiration and deep percolation in irrigated soils of a tropical floodplain, northwest Ethiopia

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 Elsevier B.V.
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0378-3774
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10.1016/j.agwat.2018.01.022
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Abstract

•Both the Hydrus-1D and water balance models gave comparable results of actual ET and deep percolation in tropical floodplain soils.•The deep percolation was the dominant process of the hydrological cycle during irrigation season.•There was over irrigation in all crops during early stages and stress in maize crops in the late period due to absence of irrigation water.•The water balance model can be an alternative to numerical models in data scare regions to support irrigation water management.

Journal

Agricultural Water ManagementElsevier

Published: Apr 1, 2018

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