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fertigation

[‚fər·tə′gā·shən]
(agriculture)
The practice of fertilizing plants via a drip irrigation system.
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The high-clearance sprayers use such information to fertigate with variable, rather than fixed, rates of nitrogen, saving money and reducing the risk of leaching.
Meanwhile, scientists are scrutinizing healthy young peach trees to find out how to fertigate for the best yields of this delicious fruit.
Zimmatic pivots also can be used to easily, cost effectively and safely chemigate and fertigate crops.
7% of all respondents) were unable to fertigate because they irrigated entirely by flooding or furrow and could not inject fertilizer into the irrigation system.
051) in likelihood to fertigate between first-generation and second-generation or greater growers (table 2).