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Area-wide drainage: Herringbone pattern and interception type systems solve drainage problems


Jewell L. Meyer
Clyde E. Houston

Authors Affiliations

Jewell L. Meyer is Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County, University of California; Clyde E. Houston is Extension Irrigation and Drainage Engineer, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 13(7):11-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n07p11. July 1959.

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Nearly 50 acres of apricot trees in the Patterson area of Stanislaus County were killed when the water table rose to within 3' of the surface in 1955. Several hundred additional acres were threatened by a rising water table.

Meyer J, Houston C. 1959. Area-wide drainage: Herringbone pattern and interception type systems solve drainage problems. Hilgardia 13(7):11-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n07p11

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