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Unformatted text preview: On drip irrigation, it is necessary for the water to be filtered down to .05 mm to avoid clogging of the emitters. Sprinkler Irrigation: The pressure of the sprinkler was 80 psi. Due to complications with the electrical fence, we could only record data from one sprinkler. We determined that the flow rate from one sprinkler was 5.66 GPM. Figure 1 shows the sprinklers. Figure 1. Hand move sprinklers Linear Move : Linear move is a large structure off which sprinkler nozzles hang down and irrigate the crops. They move along rectangular fields very slowly. On a linear move, the sprinkler nozzle sizes are all the same except for the two end nozzles which a smaller due a smaller area that needs irrigated. Figure 2. Linear move structure, spinkler nozzles are circled Figure 1. Graph of border strip and furrow advance and recession....
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- Fall '08
- Irrigation sprinkler, furrow, border strip irrigation