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Project title

Complex hydrogeological survey S 1:25000 of Beshkent valley to reveal reasons of reclamation state aggravating and development of recommendations on their restoration.

Project location

The Republic of Tadjikistan.



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Project manager

Skvaletsky E.N., Rakhmonov B.R. The Republic of Tadjikistan, Dushanbe


Field studies of irrigated lands, reclamation structures as well as collector-drainage network were carried out. Archives and fund materials of past studies were considered. Complex program on natural conditions study and irrigated lands reclamation improve≠ment was developed. Effectiveness of deep plowing and other rec≠lamation measures was studied to increase soil productivity. Con≠ditions of ground water formation, ways of recharge and discharge, irrigation role in ground water recharge were established. Elements of common ground water-salt balance on irrigated lands.

Key words

Reclamation; drainage; irrigation; salinity; ground waters


Authors - Rakhmonov ¬., Ergashev M. Title - "Irrigation impact on soils salinity in Beshkent valley" Papers of Soil Science TNII, Dushanbe, 1998