Effects of cold irrigation water on soil temperature and crop growth
AuthorsP. J. Wierenga
Robert M. Hagan
Authors AffiliationsPeter 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.
Hilgardia 20(9):14-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n09p14. September 1966.
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.
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