Sprinkler spacing affects almond frost protection
AuthorsJoseph H. Connell
Richard L. Snyder
Authors AffiliationsJoseph H. Connell is Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Butte County; Richard L. Snyder is Biometeorologist, Cooperative Extension, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, UC Davis.
Hilgardia 43(1):30-32. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p30. January 1989.
The use of under-tree sprinklers for frost protection is an established practice but the specific mechanisms of the practice aren't well understood. This study of sprinkler spacing showed that best protection depends on placement of lines and air movement within the orchard.
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