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Automation of border and basin irrigation

Humpherys, A.S. and Trout, T.J. (1987) Automation of border and basin irrigation. pp. 293-300. In: James, L.G. and English, M.J. (eds.) Proc. of Irrig. and Drainage Div. and Oregon Section - ASCE Conf. Irrigation Systems for the 21st Century. USA-OR-Portland, 1987/07/28-30.

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Various methods and types of control equipment for automating
border and basin irrigation are described. Mechanical gates include
dual function turnout gates that both open and close and a trapezoidal
center-of-pressure check gate for a lined ditch. Cablegation systems
are used to irrigate either borders or basins with or without cutback.
Field tests and systems using feedback are described.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0601
Subjects: Practical farm efficiency
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Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:55
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2016 16:01
Item ID: 876