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Sprinkler spacing affects almond frost protection

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Joseph H. Connell , University of California

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California Agriculture 43(1):30-32.

Published January 01, 1989

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Abstract

The use of under-tree sprinklers for frost protection is an established practice but the specific mechanisms of the practice aren't well understood. This study of sprinkler spacing showed that best protection depends on placement of lines and air movement within the orchard.

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The authors thank Robert N. Hennigan of Hennigan Farms, Chico, California, for the interest and cooperation that made this work possible. This work was supported in part by a grant from the Almond Board of California.

Sprinkler spacing affects almond frost protection

Joseph H. Connell, Richard L. Snyder
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Sprinkler spacing affects almond frost protection

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Joseph H. Connell , University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 43(1):30-32.

Published January 01, 1989

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The use of under-tree sprinklers for frost protection is an established practice but the specific mechanisms of the practice aren't well understood. This study of sprinkler spacing showed that best protection depends on placement of lines and air movement within the orchard.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors thank Robert N. Hennigan of Hennigan Farms, Chico, California, for the interest and cooperation that made this work possible. This work was supported in part by a grant from the Almond Board of California.


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