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Low-Pressure Testing: Microirrigation Emitters


 

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ITRC Report No.

R 13-004

 
 

Length

75 pages

 
 

Full Reference

Burt, C.M. and K. Feist  2013.  Low-Pressure Testing: Microirrigation Emitters.  Irrigation Training & Research Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

 

 

 

Summary

 

ITRC tested 28 different pressure-compensating (PC) models of microirrigation emitting devices from a total of nine manufacturers in order to compare independent laboratory testing with manufacturer specifications. It is the intention of this report to investigate the ability of currently marketed products to operate in a truly low pressure irrigation system where energy inputs, in the form of pump discharge requirements, can be minimized.

 

 

 


 

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