Land leveling studies: Survey of irrigation systems and practices in Coache1la Valley may help in the development of new farm lands
AuthorSamuel A. Hart
Author AffiliationsSamuel A. Hart is Junior Irrigation Engineer, University of California College of Agriculture, Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 5(9):10-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n09p10. September 1951.
Irrigation systems and practices on existing farms were studied in Coachella Valley, and the findings are available for use on new agricultural land developed by the importation of Colorado River water into the area.
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