Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

FROST PROTECTION

Authors

T. V. CRAWFORD
A. S. LEONARD

Authors Affiliations

Todd V. Crawford is Assistant Agricultural Engineer, University of California, Davis,; Arthur S. Leonard is Agricultural Engineer, U. C., Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 16(8):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n08p4. August 1962.

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Abstract

Spacing wind machine-heater units close enough together to allow an overlapping effect offers more efficient frost protection than is possible with single isolated installations. A spacing interval of 300 feet is probably the optimum for most conditions, according to last year's tests with nine ground-level revolving units, producing 60 pounds thrust and burning 20 gallons of diesel fuel per hour.
CRAWFORD T, LEONARD A. 1962. FROST PROTECTION. Hilgardia 16(8):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n08p4
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