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Drip System Flow Conversion Program (DripCon)
Edward C. Martin - Professor/Extension Specialist, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Arizona

Armando  Baretto – Graduate Research Assistant, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Arizona

The purpose of DripCon program is to assist in determining inches of water applied for agricultural drip tape applications.  Consult the drip tape supplier for detailed technical information.

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System Requirements:
Your computer operating system must be Windows NT, Windows 98, or Windows XP.  You must have Microsoft EXCEL 2003 version or higher.  Your computer should have at least 100 KB of free hard disk space for the program files.

Additional Information:
Additional information on determining water applied through drip tape can be found through the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension publication “Converting from Gallons - to Inches - to Runtime Hours for Row Crop Drip Irrigation Systems” by E. C. Martin and A. Baretto at Available in Spanish at


For more information on DripCon contact:
Edward C. Martin
Maricopa Agricultural Center
37860 W. Smith-Enke Rd
Maricopa, AZ 85239

Full Disclaimers
Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, James A. Christenson, Director Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona.
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For more information contact Ed Martin
Professor/Extension Specialist, Dept. of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona
Material written January 2007.

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