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WTM 112
Irrigation Principles


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Overview of the elements of irrigation and its industry. Topics include irrigation methods, efficiencies, equipment, and their relationships to soils and plants. Formerly WGMT 112.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify, and compare and contrast irrigation system types.
  • Analyze irrigation methods for selection and use.
  • Explain the installation, operation, basic maintenance, and costs of irrigation systems.
  • Identify and describe water management systems and environmental control strategies.
  • Describe the impacts of water quality and supply on irrigation system selection, operation, and efficiency.
  • Apply the principles of plant-soil-water relationships and plant water requirements to develop water scheduling programs.

  • Course Topics
  • Irrigation systems.
  • Sprinkler applications and water management.
  • Installation, operation and maintenance.
  • Water hydraulics and pumps.
  • Soil-water-plant relationships.
  • Plant requirements.
  • Irrigation of specific crops.
  • Water quality and supply.
  • Environmental controls.
  • Chemical applications.
  • Economics.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WTM 112
    Spring 2017
    1312
    Mike Hagerman
    WTM 112
    Winter 2017
    1312
    Mike Hagerman
    WTM 112
    Winter 2017
    5101
    Mike Hagerman
    WTM 112
    Fall 2016
    1312
    Mike Hagerman
    WTM 112
    Fall 2016
    5101
    Mike Hagerman


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.