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Drip irrigation experiments with avocados in San Diego County

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C. D. Gustafson, San Diego County
A. W. Marsh, University of California Riverside
R. L. Branson, University of California Riverside
Sterling Davis, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Riverside

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California Agriculture 26(7):12-14.

Published July 01, 1972

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: A new approach to irrigation, called drip irrigation, was developed in Israel in recent years. Under the leadership of Professor Dan Goldberg, Head, Department of Irrigation, Hebrew University, this system has now been tested for 10 years and developed to its present stage. About 10,000 acres of commercially grown vegetables, field crops, and fruit trees are being irrigated by drip irrigation in that country today.

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The Trendel Brothers permitted the project to be conducted on their property; Bruce Brown purchased the Israeli drip system and donated it to the project; Bill Johnson managed the orchard; Sheldon Pooley, Irrometer Company, donated 32 tensiometers; and the Toro Manufacturing Company, Riverside, donated the automation unit.

Drip irrigation experiments with avocados in San Diego County

C. D. Gustafson, A. W. Marsh, R. L. Branson, Sterling Davis
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Drip irrigation experiments with avocados in San Diego County

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Authors

C. D. Gustafson, San Diego County
A. W. Marsh, University of California Riverside
R. L. Branson, University of California Riverside
Sterling Davis, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Riverside

Publication Information

California Agriculture 26(7):12-14.

Published July 01, 1972

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: A new approach to irrigation, called drip irrigation, was developed in Israel in recent years. Under the leadership of Professor Dan Goldberg, Head, Department of Irrigation, Hebrew University, this system has now been tested for 10 years and developed to its present stage. About 10,000 acres of commercially grown vegetables, field crops, and fruit trees are being irrigated by drip irrigation in that country today.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The Trendel Brothers permitted the project to be conducted on their property; Bruce Brown purchased the Israeli drip system and donated it to the project; Bill Johnson managed the orchard; Sheldon Pooley, Irrometer Company, donated 32 tensiometers; and the Toro Manufacturing Company, Riverside, donated the automation unit.


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