A preliminary evaluation of in-season variations in sprinkler irrigation application patterns

Hussain, Amjed and Raine, Steven R. (2011) A preliminary evaluation of in-season variations in sprinkler irrigation application patterns. In: Irrigation 2011: New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition, 22-25 Aug 2011, Launceston, Tasmania.

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Abstract

Sprinkler irrigation uniformity varies substantially between irrigation events and single irrigation event evaluations should not be extrapolated to whole season performance. The spatial pattern of low uniformity applications appear reasonably consistent and are likely to be dominated by design and maintenance issues. The frequency distribution of high uniformity applications are more normally distributed than for low uniformity applications.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with blanket permission of Irrigation Australia Ltd.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Steven Raine
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2012 04:19
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: uniformity; lettuce; irrigation; sprinkler; application
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070104 Agricultural Spatial Analysis and Modelling
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099901 Agricultural Engineering
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960999 Land and Water Management of Environments not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20525

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