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10th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
"Rainwater International 2001"
Mannheim, Germany - September 2001

Section 2: Rainwater Catchment in Humid and Arid Regions

Paper 2.15

Opportunities for Water Management in Arid and Semiarid Zones of Mexico

Dietmar Rössel and H. Ortiz-Laurel
Regional Centre for the Study of Arid and Semiarid Zones
Postgraduate College
Salinas de HGO.


Two thirds of Mexican territory is arid and semiarid, where crop production is seriously affected by the quantity of available water. In order to obtain the biggest amount of dry matter for the same amount of water, under dryland conditions of Mexico, several technical possibilities were tested to increase the available water to the ground level.

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