International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
Mannheim, Germany - September 2001
Rainwater Catchment in Humid and Arid Regions
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
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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