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Automated and manual layflat tubing for irrigation and conveyance

Humpherys, A.S. and Oest, E. (1990) Automated and manual layflat tubing for irrigation and conveyance. pp. 538-544. In: Proc. of 3rd Natl. Irrig. Symp. Visions of the Future. USA-AZ-Phoenix, 1990/10/28-11/01. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI.

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Layflat tubing has been used for a number of years for irrigation (Hansen, 1954; Lauritzen, 1957;
Humpherys and Lauritzen, 1964). Most tubing presently used in the United States is a low-cost, thin-wall,
non-reinforced tubing with a one- or two-year life expectancy. Layflat tubing is used both for
distribution to individual furrows, when equipped with outlets, and for conveyance. It has many of
the advantages of rigid surface irrigation pipe and can be used as an alternative to rigid surface pipe
in most situations. It is particularly well-suited for dividing fields with long irrigation run lengths into
shorter run lengths.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0721
Subjects: Practical farm efficiency
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Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:55
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2016 19:34
Item ID: 881