Orchard heating effectiveness: Protection against radiation frosts by orchard heaters and by wind machines alone and in combination compared
F. A. Brooks, University of California
H. B. Schultz, University of California
California Agriculture 12(8):4-13. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v012n08p4.
The following article is the tenth annual report of progress in studies on orchard frost protection, based on report given at the 15th International Horticultural Congress in Nice, France, April 1958, now at Press.
F. A. Brooks is Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis. H. B. Schultz is Associate Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 400-U.
The temperature response tests conducted with four types of heaters in an orange orchard in Riverside County were conducted by R. A. Kepner, Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, and reported by him in University of California Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 723, available for consultation in most agricultural reference libraries.