Effect of irrigation frequencies on alfalfa seed yield
AuthorsRobert W. Hagemann
Carl F. Ehlig
Mikeal J. Huber
Richard Y. Reynoso
Lyman S. Willardson
Authors AffiliationsR. W. Hagemann is Farm Advisor, Imperial County; C. F. Ehlig, USDA, Science and Education Administration, Brawley, California; M. J. Huber is Maintenance Supervisor, USDA, Science and Education Administration, Riverside, California (formerly Engineering Technician, USDA, Science and Education, Administration, Brawley, California); R. Y. Reynoso is Plant Physiologist and Agricultural Research Technician, respectively, USDA, Science and Education Administration, Brawley, California; L. S. Willardson is Professor of Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering, Utah State University Logan, Utah (formerly Agricultural Engineer, USDA, Science and Education Administration, Brawley, California).
Hilgardia 32(10):17-18. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n10p17. October 1978.
AbstractMaximum alfalfa seed set is achieved through slight water stress. Experiments with varying drip- and furrow-irrigation frequencies showed that the highest clean seed yields were achieved with furrow irrigation at 7-day intervals.
Hagemann R, Ehlig C, Huber M, Reynoso R, Willardson L. 1978. Effect of irrigation frequencies on alfalfa seed yield. Hilgardia 32(10):17-18. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n10p17
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