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Fertigation: The Basics of Injecting Fertilizer For Field-Grown Tomatoes

Publication Number: P2037
Updated: June 10, 2016
View as PDF: P2037.pdf

Fertigation refers to injecting fertilizer into an irrigation system. This is accomplished in drip (trickle) by using some type of injector to meter the concentrated fertilizer solution into the irrigation water. The basics of the system design are outlined in this publication.

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