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Sprinkler irrigation: Of container plants


A. W. Fry
L. J. Booher

Authors Affiliations

A. W. Fry is Assistant Engineer, Department of Irrigation, Agricultural Experiment Station; L. J. Booher is Extension Irrigationist, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 17(2):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v017n02p4. February 1963.

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Advantages of using overhead rotating sprinklers to irrigate container plants in the nursery outweighed disadvantages in a recent trial at Sacramento. Some of the factors to be considered in each case to determine feasibility include: soil drainage, size of plants, costs of system, water needs, water quality, and evaporation.

Fry A, Booher L. 1963. Sprinkler irrigation: Of container plants. Hilgardia 17(2):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v017n02p4
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