How to increase almond irrigation efficiency

How to increase almond irrigation efficiency

Timing and system maintenance improve application accuracy, save water in almond orchards.

I. Scheduling Irrigation Using ET

In this time of drought, irrigation experts recommend almond growers facing reduced levels of available water spread out irrigations over the season as much as possible in proportion to almond evapotranspiration (ETc). Understanding how to schedule irrigations using ET, therefore, is important for efficient water use.

A first step toward optimum irrigation scheduling is to understand the changing demand of almond trees bas

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