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Irrigation Resources

Go with the Flow Simple Calculations for Small Drip Irrigation Systems (HO-122, 2019)

Off the Grid: Ultra-low Pressure Drip Irrigation and Rainwater Catchment for Small Plots and High Tunnels (HO-120, 2018)

Irrigation Systems (CCD-FS-1, 2017)

Tensiometer Installation (HortFact-7003, 2011)

Evaluation of Irrigation Threshold and Duration for Tomato Grown in a Silt Loam Soil (HortTechnology, 2011)

Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers (ID-36, 2018-19), Pages 6-7

Trickle Irrigation Design for Blueberries (2008 PowerPoint)

Controlled Water Table Irrigation of Container Crops (HO-84, 2008)

Irrigation Management for Soilless Culture (UK Video)

Design, Introduction, and Extension of Low-Pressure Drip Irrigation in Myanmar (HortTechnology, 2015)

Pulse and Drip Irrigation Management of Vegetables (PowerPoint)

Irrigation Recommendations and Weed and Bird Control for Blueberry and Blackberry (PowerPoint)

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers (2019), Page 28

Southeastern U.S. Vegetable Crop Handbook (2019), Page 18

Knott’s Handbook for Vegetable Growers (Fifth Edition, 2007) Part 5, Page 249

North Carolina State University Extension Irrigation Resources

North Carolina State Extension Growing Small Farms Irrigation Resources

Drip Irrigation for Vegetable Production (Penn State University)

Determining How Long to Run Drip Irrigation for Vegetables (Penn State University)

Drip Irrigation Owner's Manual (Commercial site*)

UK Fruit and Vegetable Research Reports


Effect of Soil Amendment and Irrigation Regime on Bell Pepper Yield (Page 55)


Sweet Potato Variety Trial and Response to Irrigation in Central Kentucky (Page 29)

The Effects of Pulsing Drip Irrigation on Tomato Yield and Quality in Kentucky (Page 39)

Nursery and Landscape Research Reports


Irrigation Water Volume and Soluble Salt Levels in Two PNP Irrigation Delivery Systems (Page 15)


Water Use Efficiency in Container Nursery Crop Production (Page 12)


Irrigation and Pruning Influence on Hydrangea Dried Cut-Flower Production (Page 8)

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