AG 235: Irrigation Principles and Design

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
Fundamentals of irrigation principles, plant, soil, water relationships, soil moisture sensing devices, delivery systems, set up of drip, sprinkler, and surface irrigation systems. Use of chemigation.
Course Outcomes
  • Determine water requirements for plant growth.
  • Describe soil water concepts.
  • Select the appropriate irrigation method and components for the situation.
  • Design a basic drip and sprinkler irrigation system.
  • Trouble shoot irrigation problems.