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fertigate

(ˈfɜːtɪˌɡeɪt)
vb, -ates, -ating or -ated
(Agriculture) to fertilize and irrigate at the same time, by adding fertilizers to the water supply
[C20: from fertilize + irrigate]
ˌfertiˈgation n
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One should also ensure that the drip lines used are from reliable supplies.Blocked emitters can be cleaned by flushing the drip lines, gently knocking the emitters while water is running or fertigate using phosphoric acid to clean the emitters.
The growers should trim dried branches of trees as soon as weather opens up to temperate condition and fertigate (i.e.
With the new design, we can drip or fertigate basically independent of the frost system.
Most wheat growers and a third of cotton growers in Arizona fertigate through surface irrigation systems, according to Steven Husman, a University of Arizona extension agent.
The farmer was advised to fertigate the wedge again.
The T-tapes were placed 12 in (30 cm) apart straddling the center of each bed to irrigate and fertigate the plants.
Zimmatic pivots also can be used to easily, cost effectively and safely chemigate and fertigate crops.