Survey Study of Centre Pivot Irrigation System in Northern State (Sudan)
International Journal of Science and Qualitative Analysis
Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 27-33
Received: Dec. 22, 2017; Accepted: Jan. 16, 2018; Published: Feb. 5, 2018
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Asim Osman Elzubeir, Faculty of Agricultural Science, University of Dongola, Dongola, Sudan
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Abstract
A survey study was carried out in April 2015 to identify application of centre pivot irrigation system in Northern State (Sudan) and to find out the major problems facing its use under a local conditions of the State and make recommendations to address them. The study included 76 centre pivot machines distributed in nine projects in different locations in the State. The required data was collected by questionnaire and field visits to the sites of the case study. Results of the study revealed that there were some problems facing the use of centre pivot irrigation system under the local conditions of the State, which can be solved by providing trained and skilled labour to operate the system in these projects. A centre pivot irrigation system as a modern technology is promising to come into use in Northern State (Sudan).
Keywords
Irrigation, Sprinkler Irrigation, Centre Pivot Irrigation, Northern State (Sudan)
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Asim Osman Elzubeir, Survey Study of Centre Pivot Irrigation System in Northern State (Sudan), International Journal of Science and Qualitative Analysis. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2018, pp. 27-33. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsqa.20180401.15
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