Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Frost protection by sprinklers: Use of overhead sprinklers for frost protection on low growing plants tested on blueberries in Santa Cruz County

Authors

H. B. Schultz
R. R. Parks

Authors Affiliations

H. B. Schultz is Associate Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; R. R. Parks is Extension Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 11(6):8-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n06p8. June 1957.

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Abstract

Heat released by ice forming from water sprinkled on plants—that can carry the ice load—appears to be an efficient means of frost protection.

Schultz H, Parks R. 1957. Frost protection by sprinklers: Use of overhead sprinklers for frost protection on low growing plants tested on blueberries in Santa Cruz County. Hilgardia 11(6):8-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n06p8
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