A systems analysis approach to developing cropping systems in the semi-arid tropics uri icon

abstract

  • The semi-arid tropics (SAT) are characterized by a high climatic water demand. The mean annual temperature is greater than 18-c and rainfall exceeds evapotranspiration for only 2 to 4 1/2 months in the dry and 4 1/2 to 7 months in wet/dry SAT

publication date

  • 1979