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Heat transfer in citrus groves: Frost protection studies of effectiveness of wind machines alone and in combination with heaters

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F. A. Brooks, University of California College of Agriculture
C. F. Kelly, University of California College of Agriculture
D. G. Rhoades, University of California College of Agriculture
H. B. Schultz, University of California College of Agriculture

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California Agriculture 5(8):5-15.

Published August 01, 1951

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Abstract

The economic value of frost protection directly depends upon the productivity of the orchard–in quantity and quality. No close averages are available but it can be assumed that the citrus grower who has to heat more than six or seven nights a year probably is losing money on frost protection.

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The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 400-V.

Heat transfer in citrus groves: Frost protection studies of effectiveness of wind machines alone and in combination with heaters

F. A. Brooks, C. F. Kelly, D. G. Rhoades, H. B. Schultz
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Heat transfer in citrus groves: Frost protection studies of effectiveness of wind machines alone and in combination with heaters

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Authors

F. A. Brooks, University of California College of Agriculture
C. F. Kelly, University of California College of Agriculture
D. G. Rhoades, University of California College of Agriculture
H. B. Schultz, University of California College of Agriculture

Publication Information

California Agriculture 5(8):5-15.

Published August 01, 1951

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The economic value of frost protection directly depends upon the productivity of the orchard–in quantity and quality. No close averages are available but it can be assumed that the citrus grower who has to heat more than six or seven nights a year probably is losing money on frost protection.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 400-V.


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