Sprinkler irrigation: Of container plants
AuthorsA. W. Fry
L. J. Booher
Authors AffiliationsA. W. Fry is Assistant Engineer, Department of Irrigation, Agricultural Experiment Station; L. J. Booher is Extension Irrigationist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 17(2):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v017n02p4. February 1963.
Advantages of using overhead rotating sprinklers to irrigate container plants in the nursery outweighed disadvantages in a recent trial at Sacramento. Some of the factors to be considered in each case to determine feasibility include: soil drainage, size of plants, costs of system, water needs, water quality, and evaporation.
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