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Irrigation for Nursery Container Plants: Tensiometers, automatic timing for sprinkler control

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F. K. Aljibury, Orange County
W. M. Tomlinson, Select Nurseries
C. E. Houston, University of California

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California Agriculture 19(5):2-4.

Published May 01, 1965

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Automatic sprinkler irrigation for nursery container plants—using tensiometers to determine water needs and an automatic clock system—can result in reduced labor and water costs, more efficient irrigation, and less worry for the operator. This report compares three methods of watering: manual irrigation with a drag hose, a manually operated sprinkler system, and the automatic system.

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Irrigation for Nursery Container Plants: Tensiometers, automatic timing for sprinkler control

F. K. Aljibury, W. M. Tomlinson, C. E. Houston
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Irrigation for Nursery Container Plants: Tensiometers, automatic timing for sprinkler control

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Authors

F. K. Aljibury, Orange County
W. M. Tomlinson, Select Nurseries
C. E. Houston, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 19(5):2-4.

Published May 01, 1965

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Automatic sprinkler irrigation for nursery container plants—using tensiometers to determine water needs and an automatic clock system—can result in reduced labor and water costs, more efficient irrigation, and less worry for the operator. This report compares three methods of watering: manual irrigation with a drag hose, a manually operated sprinkler system, and the automatic system.

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