DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.02
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Abstract: Irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of groundwater resources. The interaction between agricultural irrigation and groundwater resources, both in quantity and quality, is often understood later than when the adverse effects starts. For more efficient and sustainable utilization of the limited water resources, improved understanding of how respond to irrigation is essential. The Southeastern Anatolia Project (Turkish: GAP) is a major and comprehensive initiative in Turkey. The GAP was a programme to de…

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