Farming practices under centre pivots and lateral move machines

Wigginton, David and Foley, Joseph (2006) Farming practices under centre pivots and lateral move machines. The Australian Cottongrower, 27 (3). pp. 47-48. ISSN 0159-1290

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The ability to place small amounts of water at precise locations is one of the major advantages of Centre Pivot
and Lateral Move (CP&LM) machines. But given the wide array of soil types, sprinkler packages and crop requirements, what are the most appropriate methods of ensuring this water stays where you want it? This case study looks at the methods employed by four different growers in different situations.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions. Back issues are available at publisher URL.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:47
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017 01:13
Uncontrolled Keywords: clay soil; water conservation; cotton; irrigators; sprinklers
Fields of Research : 05 Environmental Sciences > 0503 Soil Sciences > 050399 Soil Sciences not elsewhere classified
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: B Economic Development > 82 Plant Production and Plant Primary Products > 8203 Industrial Crops > 820301 Cotton

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