Furrow irrigation, Irrigation equipment, Western Australia
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Irrigation soils in the Ord River area have a high clay content and erode easily under the influence of running water.
To overcome the problem of erosion in cuts between the head channels and irrigation furrows polythene siphon tubes have been found the most satisfactory.
In this article K. S. Cole, B.Sc. (Agric), Agricultural Adviser, Kununurra, describes the use of siphon tubes for furrow irrigation in the Kimberleys.
Cole, K S.
"Siphon tubes for furrow irrigation in the Kimberleys,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 4
, Article 7.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol4/iss11/7