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The Basics of Micro Irrigation

Authors: Scott Sanford, John Panuska, UW Extension

A Number: A4119

Micro irrigation has numerous advantages over sprinkler irrigation and can be used in greenhouses, orchards, vineyards, fields, lawns, and gardens. Learn about the components that comprise a micro irrigation system along with the benefits (reduced water usage, reduced potential for foliar diseases, reduced energy costs, etc.) and drawbacks these lower pressure systems provide (16 pages; 2018).

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