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Fan and evaporative cooling for greenhouses






Cagdas Tarim Teknigi (2): 8-11, 49

Fan and evaporative cooling for greenhouses

A review and discussion of the cooling systems available, including those using fans drawing air over cooling pads and those using pumps to circulate cooling water over the glass.


Accession: 000376141



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