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Publication #CIR 1449

Maintenance Guide for Florida Microirrigation Systems1

Thomas Obreza2

Florida's microirrigation systems are technically more complex than sprinkler or flood irrigation systems. They require significant maintenance to assure maximum operational efficiency. The intent of this guide is to help Florida microirrigation system managers and operators keep their systems running at top efficiency, which will improve crop production and conserve Floridas water resources.

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This document is CIR 1449, a circular of the Soil and Water Science Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date May 2004. Reviewed February 2011. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

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Thomas Obreza, Professor, Soil and Water Science Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611-0290.


The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.