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The average rate of water entering the soil under irrigation. Most soils have a fast initial rate; the rate decreases with application time. Therefore, intake rate for design purposes is not constant but is a variable depending on the net irrigation application. The rate of water intake (in inches per hour) is expressed as follows:
 
The average rate of water entering the soil under irrigation. Most soils have a fast initial rate; the rate decreases with application time. Therefore, intake rate for design purposes is not constant but is a variable depending on the net irrigation application. The rate of water intake (in inches per hour) is expressed as follows:
*Very low - Less than 0.2 in/hr
 
*Low - 0.2 to 0.4 in/hr
 
*Moderately low - 0.4 to 0.75 in/hr
 
*Moderate - 0.75 to 1.25 in/hr
 
*Moderately high - 1.25 to 1.75 in/hr
 
*High - 1.75 to 2.5 in/hr
 
*Very high - More than 2.5 in/hr
 
  
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Latest revision as of 13:48, 13 October 2015

The average rate of water entering the soil under irrigation. Most soils have a fast initial rate; the rate decreases with application time. Therefore, intake rate for design purposes is not constant but is a variable depending on the net irrigation application. The rate of water intake (in inches per hour) is expressed as follows:

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