5. Water and Irrigation

  1. Donald N. Maynard1 and
  2. George J. Hochmuth2

Published Online: 27 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch5

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Maynard, D. N. and Hochmuth, G. J. (2006) Water and Irrigation, in Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Florida, Wimauma, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738282

Online ISBN: 9780470121474

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Keywords:

  • supplying water to vegetables;
  • rooting of vegetables;
  • irrigation management and nutrient leaching;
  • sprinkler irrigation for cold protection;
  • treating irrigation systems with chlorine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Suggestions on Supplying Water to Vegetables

  • Rooting of Vegetables

  • Soil Moisture

  • Surface Irrigation

  • Overhead Irrigation

  • Drip or Trickle Irrigation

  • Water Quality