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Sprinkler irrigation raises yields— and costs—of Imperial Valley alfalfa

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Robert W. Hagemann, Imperial County
Carl F. Ehlig, USDA, SEA-AR, Brawley

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California Agriculture 34(1):8-8.

Published January 01, 1980

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Alfalfa growers in the Imperial Valley have a choice between using sideroll-sprinkler and border-flood irrigation. Tests to determine which is the most feasible showed that border-flood irrigation is cheaper, but yields are higher when sprinklers are used.

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Sprinkler irrigation raises yields— and costs—of Imperial Valley alfalfa

Robert W. Hagemann, Carl F. Ehlig
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Sprinkler irrigation raises yields— and costs—of Imperial Valley alfalfa

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Authors

Robert W. Hagemann, Imperial County
Carl F. Ehlig, USDA, SEA-AR, Brawley

Publication Information

California Agriculture 34(1):8-8.

Published January 01, 1980

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Alfalfa growers in the Imperial Valley have a choice between using sideroll-sprinkler and border-flood irrigation. Tests to determine which is the most feasible showed that border-flood irrigation is cheaper, but yields are higher when sprinklers are used.

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