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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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A fertigation system used on romaine lettuce in Coachella Valley, California. Metered chemical fertilizers are introduced through plastic tubing and injection ports at various points in the irrigation pipe. An elbow provides mixing of the injected chemical with the irrigation water, which is then distributed into multiple furrows.

Photo by Floyd Adamsen.

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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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