• Drip Irrigation: The Basics

      Call, Robert; Daily, Cado; Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2006-03)
      Drip irrigation is the slow, measured application of waer through devices called emitters. Now a wide variety of quality products has been developed to make drip irrigation reliable and easy.
    • Evaporative Cooling in Semi-Arid Climates

      Giacomelli, Gene; Hahne, Kathryn; Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2008-05)
      In the semi-arid climate of southern AZ, evaporative cooling systems are commonly used and very effective for cooling homes (swamp coolers), outdoor areas (misters), and for greenhouses used for commercial and horticultural plant production (pad-and-fan, high-pressure-fog). The purpose of this brochure is to educate users about strategies they can employ to save water and improve the performance of evaporative cooling systems. Principles of operation, a list of advantages and disadvantages, and a comparison of common systems is also included, to help users decide the best system for them.
    • Fungus Gnat Integrated Pest Management

      Bealmear, Stacey; Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2010-12)
      This publication will explain what fungus gnats are and how to manage them.
    • Water Wise Landscape Design in 5 Easy Steps

      Wilkins, Cyndi; Daily, Cado; Call, Rob; Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2009-08)
      Successful Xeriscapes start with good planning and design. This brochure will help homeowners and landscapers design landscapes that are attractive, low water and low maintenance.