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How to Get the Most Benefit from Plastic Pipe

Humpherys, A.S. (1976) How to Get the Most Benefit from Plastic Pipe. Irrigation Age. 10(6):28,30-32.

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Buried pipelines are rapidly replacing
many open-channel farm irrigation
ditches. Both lined and unlined ditches
may likely become obsolete in many
areas in the future.

Buried pipelines have many advantages.
They eliminate seepage, provide
better weed control, take less land out
of production, enabling squaring fields
by eliminating open ditches and provide
better water control with less
labor. Also, pipelines have a greater
potential for automation. Automatic
surface irrigation is just around the
corner and installing buried pipelines is
a first step in that direction.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0366
Subjects: Practical farm efficiency
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:51
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2017 18:28
Item ID: 313