Gypsiferous mine water use in irrigation on rehabilitated open-cast mine land: Crop production, soil water and salt balance

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Annandale, J.; Jovanovic, N.; Pretorius, J.; Lorentz, S.; Rethman, N.; Tanner, P.;
  • Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V.
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S0925-8574(00)00155-5
  • Subject: Ecosystem management | Groundwater | Ecological restoration | Water management | Environmental impacts | Water | Modeling | Irrigation | Resource management tools | Water quality | Natural resource management | Water use | Crop growth | Gypsiferous mine water | Mathematical modelling | Soil salinity | Sugar beans | Waste disposal | Wheat | Ecosystem Farm/Enterprise Scale Field Scale

The use of gypsiferous mine water for irrigation of agricultural crops is a promising technology, which could alleviate a shortage of irrigation water and address the problem of disposal of mine effluent. A field trial was established at Kleinkopje Colliery in Witbank (... View more
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