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Application of a Linear Move Sprinkler System for Limited Irrigation Research
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Paper number 032012, 2003 ASAE Annual Meeting . (doi: 10.13031/2013.13989) @2003
Authors: Norman L. Klocke, Carl Hunter, Mahbub Alam
Keywords: Irrigation systems, limited irrigation, irrigation research, evapotranspiration, irrigation requirements, water management, water conservation, irrigation scheduling
A linear move sprinkler system was adapted to apply different amounts of water to random patterns of research plots in limited irrigation experiments. This is a further application of existing modified center pivot and linear move sprinkler systems for specialized research. Research outcomes will provide the technical foundation for policy decisions dealing with water allocations on a regional scale and the foundation for information to irrigators for making water allocation decisions on their own operations.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)