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5th Edition (2016)  Charles M. Burt and Stuart W. Styles

Drip and Micro Irrigation Design and Management for Trees, Vines, and Field Crops

Sponsor for early development of the book partially provided by the California Energy Commission and the US Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Region


This book is targeted for people who need to know practical, technical details related to design, material selection, installation, and management of drip and micro irrigation systems. The information in this book was obtained over the years from discussions with literally hundreds of growers, system designers, installers, and professionals. This information is (i) a mix of new ideas developed by the authors; (ii) a compilation of grower, dealer, and manufacturer experiences and common knowledge; and (iii) some data from published articles or books.
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Burt, C.M. and S.W. Styles. 2016. Drip and Micro Irrigation Design and Management for Trees, Vines, and Field Crops. Irrigation Training & Research Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. Fifth Edition. 441 pp.


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