Concepts of In-Canopy and Near-Canopy Sprinkler Irrigation
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The use of in-canopy and near-canopy sprinkler application from mechanical move systems is prevalent in the U. S. Great Plains. These systems can reduce evaporative by nearly 15%, but introduce a much greater potential for irrigation non-uniformity. Close attention to the design, installation and operational guidelines for these systems can prevent many non-uniformity problems from becoming unmanageable. © 2006 ASCE.
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Lamm, F. R., Howell, T. A., & Bordovsky, J. P.