Uniformity of continuous-move sprinkler machines
California Agriculture 40(9):10-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v040n09p10.
Blaine R. Hanson is Extension Irrigation and Drainage Specialist; Wesley W. Wallender is Assistant Professor, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, and Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; Leslie L. Ede is Farm Advisor, Riverside County, Palo Verde Office, Blythe.
Linear-move and center-pivot machines differed in nonuniformity patterns and thus in possible yield effects.
The authors acknowledge the assistance of Ralph Strolman, Staff Research Associate, UC Riverside, and John Disano, Agricultural Field Technician, Blythe, in collecting the data used for this study.