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Irrigation-induced salinity - A growing problem for development and the environment

Dina L. Umali

WORLD BANK TECHNICAL PAPER NUMBER 215

The World Bank

Washington, D.C.

Copyright © 1993

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ISSN: 0253-7494

Dina L. Umali is a consultant in the Agricultural Technology and Services Division of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department of the World Bank.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Umali, Dina L.

Irrigation-induced salinity: a growing problem for development and the environment / Dina L. Umali. p. cm. — (World Bank technical paper, ISSN 0253-7494; no. 215)

Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

ISBN 0-8213-2508-6

1. Irrigation—Environmental aspects.

2. Water salinization.

3. Soil salinization.

4. Water quality management.

5. Soil protection. I. Title. II. Series.

TD195.H93U43 1993

333.76'137 - dc20

93-2320

CIP