Hilgardia
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Heat transfer in citrus groves: Frost protection studies of effectiveness of wind machines alone and in combination with heaters

Authors

F. A. Brooks
C. F. Kelly
D. G. Rhoades
H. B. Schultz

Authors Affiliations

F. A. Brooks is Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis; C. F. Kelly is Associate Agricultural Engineer, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis; D. G. Rhoades is Assistant Specialist, Agricultural Engineering, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis; H. B. Schultz is Assistant Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(8):5-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n08p5. August 1951.

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Abstract

The economic value of frost protection directly depends upon the productivity of the orchard–in quantity and quality. No close averages are available but it can be assumed that the citrus grower who has to heat more than six or seven nights a year probably is losing money on frost protection.

Brooks F, Kelly C, Rhoades D, Schultz H. 1951. Heat transfer in citrus groves: Frost protection studies of effectiveness of wind machines alone and in combination with heaters. Hilgardia 5(8):5-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n08p5
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