The Micro Sprinklers revolution in Orchards

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By: AgroIsrael December 2017- Amos De Winter 

Field Studies have shown that micro sprinkler have clear, significant advantages over other types of orchard irrigation systems.

In recent years, there has been a worldwide increase in the use of  Micro sprinklers and  under tree Micro irrigation systems.

NaanDanJain is considered a world leader in the development and marketing of micro-irrigation, so it’s only natural that in order to understand how these systems work and why they are more effective than other irrigation systems, AgroIsrael – Israeli Agriculture Innovation’s journalist Amos De Winter, turned to NaanDanJain Agronomists Maoz Aviv and Eyal Cohen, to get an expert opinion.

The use of micro irrigation in orchards has gain it’s excellent reputation for good reasons:

Easy to install and operate; 
Long lasting; 
Effectively pushing salts in the soil; 
Excellent for organic agriculture;
Can be used to create micro climate and to provide frost protection;
and more…

Still, Maoz and Eyal emphasize- “before choosing irrigation equipment one must choose the irrigation method…: When we meet with a farmer we listen to him. We take into consideration the type of soil he have, the water he uses, his climate conditions, his crop needs..”

“At the end of the day, it’s the needs of the grower and the needs of the crop that determine the type of irrigation system and the specific products that will be recommended”.

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