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Drip Chemigation: Injecting Fertilizer, Acid and Chlorine (B 1130)

Summary

Drip irrigation is an important component of vegetable production systems in Georgia. Drip irrigation is more desirable than other irrigation methods for several reasons. Two important advantages are (1) water conservation and (2) potentially significantly improving fertilizer management. Fertigation is the timely application of small amounts of fertilizer through drip tubes directly to the root zone. Compared to conventional ground application, fertigation improves fertilizer efficiency.

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Status and Revision History
Published on Feb 1, 2005
Re-published on Feb 27, 2009
Reviewed on Feb 15, 2012
Expired on Feb 28, 2015