Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Effects of cold irrigation water on soil temperature and crop growth

Authors

P. J. Wierenga
Robert M. Hagan

Authors Affiliations

Peter J. Wierenga is Postgraduute Research Water Scientist, Department of Water Science and Engineering, University of California, Davis; Robert M. Hagan is Professor and Irrigatwnist, Department of Water Science and Engineering, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 20(9):14-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n09p14. September 1966.

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Abstract

Limited studies with water temperatures, as reported in this article, indicate soil temperatures are reduced for short periods of time with possible effects on yield where crops are irrigated frequently with cold water.

Wierenga P, Hagan R. 1966. Effects of cold irrigation water on soil temperature and crop growth. Hilgardia 20(9):14-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n09p14
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