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Design and Installation of Microirrigation Systems

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

ASAE  ASAE EP405.1   April  1988

Keywords: Chemigation, Definitions, Irrigation, Microirrigation, Safety, Trickle

1 Purpose and scope

1.1 The purpose of this Engineering Practice is to establish minimum recommendations for the design, installation and performance of microirrigation systems: including trickle, drip, subsurface, bubbler and spray irrigation systems. This Engineering Practice should encourage sound system design and operation and enhance communication among involved personnel.

1.2 Provisions of this Engineering Practice are primarily those that affect the adequacy and uniformity of water application, filtration requirements, water treatment, and water amendments.

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