Quantity of Water

Quantity of Water

Quantity of Water (1)

An abundant source of water required to meet irrigation requirement is an important component of any nursery. This source must be able to meet the demand for all water requirement regardless of season, severe irrigation need and water requirements for other purposes. Water sources for bare-root nurseries are usually streams, rivers or wells on or near the nursery property. In order to estimate the quantity of water to apply in one month, the following formulae can be used.

Water quantity = Water lose factor x Area of seed bed x Monthly evapotranspiration

where water loss factor varies between 1.2 to 1.4, averaging 1.3.

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