Diagnosing Trouble Spots Caused by an Irrigation System

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  • Authors: Scholtes, John R.
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: In: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-56. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 50-54

Abstract

I discuss a testing procedure to determine the water distribution pattern of a sprinkler irrigation system and steps that may be taken to improve uniformity of application. All irrigation systems require testing and maintenance to assure that water application is as uniform as possible. Even new systems installed to a manufacturer's specifications should be "field tested" before use on a crop (Landis 1989).

  • Citation: Scholtes, John R. 2002. Diagnosing Trouble Spots Caused by an Irrigation System. In: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-56. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 50-54
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  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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