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Fertigation - Injecting soluble fertilizers into the irrigation system: Part 2


Landis, Thomas D.; Pinto, Jeremy R.; Davis, Anthony S. 2010. Fertigation - Injecting soluble fertilizers into the irrigation system: Part 2. In: Dumroese, R. Kasten; Landis, Tom D., eds. Forest Nursery Notes, Volume 30, Issue 1. Lincoln, NE: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, National Agroforestry Center. p. 4-9.

The first part of this article in the Summer 2009 issue covered basic mineral nutrition, the 3 components of a fertigation system, and the chemical calculations forformulating your own custom fertigation solutions. In this second and final part, we'll discuss types of fertilizer injectors, fertigation scheduling, and how to check injector function and determine exactly how much liquid fertilizer is going on your crop.

Keywords: fertigation, fertilizer injectors, irrigation water


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Fertigation - Injecting soluble fertilizers into the irrigation system: Part 2
Electronic Publish Date: November 30, 2010
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