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Multiple head sprinklers

Part of University of California, Davis

Multiple head sprinklers Uganda

https://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/project/irrigation-uganda

Abraham Salomon

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Stage 4: Transition to Scale

Focus Areas:

Water Management

Water ManagementSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Uganda

UgandaSEE LESS

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Country Implemented In
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Problem

Individual sprinkler heads require more time for proper irrigation

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Solution

This sprinkler set has 4 heads in one location, to increase application rates within a small area. This is to allow farmers to irrigate for shorter times, and take advantage of high initial infiltration rates most soils. It can be applied to any sprinkler irrigation by adjusting the setup of the heads.

Target Beneficiaries

Smallholder farmers

Innovation Description

This sprinkler set has 4 heads in one location, to increase application rates within a small area. This is to allow farmers to irrigate for shorter times, and take advantage of high initial infiltration rates most soils. It can be applied to any sprinkler irrigation by adjusting the setup of the heads.

Competitive Advantage

More efficient irrigation of crops

Milestones

Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Uganda