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Agricultural irrigation of vine crops from desalinated and brackish groundwater under an economic perspective: a case study in Siggiewi, Malta

Autor
Aparicio, J.O; Tenza-Abril, A.; Borg, M.; Galea, J.; Candela, L.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Science of the total environment
Data de publicació
2019-02
Volum
650
Número
Part 1
Pàgina inicial
734
Pàgina final
740
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.059 Obrir en finestra nova
Projecte finançador
Fostering water agriculture reuse in Malta
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/123247 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969718334958 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
Maltese agriculture faces great challenges due to the severe scarcity of water. Sufficient water resources, in quantity and quality, are necessary to cover the demand in the production of wine grape, one of the most important crops in Maltese agriculture. But also, economic efficiency is essential in the grape cultivation. A Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) is defined for Maltese vineyards in the Siggiewi region, considering two irrigation scenarios, irrigation with groundwater or “do-nothing”, c...
Paraules clau
Agricultural management, Cost Benefit Analysis, Desalinated water, Groundwater, Vine crops
Grup de recerca
GHS - Grup d'Hidrologia Subterrània

Participants

  • Aparicio del Moral, Jesus Omar  (autor)
  • Tenza Abril, Antonio  (autor)
  • Borg, Malcom  (autor)
  • Galea, John  (autor)
  • Candela, Lucila  (autor)