New irrigation-plant production system for water conservation in ornamental nurseries: quantification and evaluation of irrigation, runoff, plant biomass, and irrigation efficiencies
Irmak, S.; Haman, D.Z.; Irmak, A.; Jones, J.W.; Campbell, K.L.; Yeager, T.H.
Applied Engineering in Agriculture 19(6): 651-665
A new irrigation/plant production system, Multi-Pot Box System (MPBS), was field-evaluated during the two growing seasons (summer and fall, 2001) for efficient use of irrigation and rainfall for container nursery plant production. The system was compared to the conventional system (CS) irrigated with overhead sprinklers. Viburnum odoratissimum (Ker-Gawl.) was grown as a test plant.