Centre Pivot Irrigation System

9,500,000.0010,000,000.00 (-5%)

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  • Size of Coverage: 200 Hectares
  • Material: Aluminium and Galvanised Iron Pillars and Rods
  • Number of Overhead Sprinklers: 150
  • Number of Tyres: 10
  • Number of Big Rain Guns: 10
  • Durability: 15 – 50 Years
  • Weight: 10,000 KG
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The centre pivot is a type of irrigation system that sprinkles or sprays droplets of water to plants while moving around in a circular way. The centre pivot irrigation system moves around a pivot while spraying water to plants, this is why it is called a pivot irrigation system.

The centre pivot is also called a water wheel because of its capacity to move or roll around whilst sprinkling water to plants. The centre pivot consists of sprinklers and rain guns it uses to irrigate crops.

Some center pivot irrigation systems may have hundreds of overhead sprinklers and rain guns lined on its pillars and bars. The center pivot has tyres and wheels it uses to move around the farm.

Like other sprinklers, the center pivot system needs a lot of water; this is why it must be installed near a large water reservoir like dam or river. The centre pivot works effectively on flat land.

The average length of a center pivot is 100 metres – 500 metres. However, there are center pivots with lengths of above 1,000 metres.

Specification of the Center Pivot Irrigation System

  • Size of Coverage: 200 Hectares
  • Material: Aluminium and Galvanised Iron Pillars and Rods
  • Number of Overhead Sprinklers: 150
  • Number of Tyres: 10
  • Number of Big Rain Guns: 10
  • Durability: 15 – 50 Years
  • Weight: 10,000 KG

Components of a Center Pivot Irrigation System in Nigeria

The following are the components of a centre pivot irrigation system:

  1. Center Pivot
  2. Galvanized Steel
  3. Main Line
  4. Connectors
  5. Valves
  6. Backflow Valve

Crops suitable for Center Pivot Irrigation System

The center pivot irrigation system can be used to irrigate almost all types of crops.

The following are the crops that can be irrigated by the centre pivot irrigation system:

  1. Millet
  2. Sorghum
  3. Soybeans
  4. Maize
  5. Cassava
  6. Pineapple
  7. Pepper
  8. Cucumber
  9. Tomato
  10. Watermelon
  11. Papaya
  12. Rice etc.

Please note that the center pivot may cause flower abortion for some types of crops.

Benefits of Using a Center Pivot Irrigation System

The following are the benefits of using a center pivot irrigation system:

  • The use of a center pivot can allow farmers to grow crops all year round. This can boost their yield and income.
  • The center pivot irrigation system can enhance the germination of seeds.
  • Foliar fertilizers and pesticides can be applied to crops with the use of center pivots.
  • The centre pivot can improve plants’ ability to use atmospheric nitrogen.
  • The spraying of water by the center pivots can disrupt the activities of insects and flies.

How to Set Up a Center Pivot Irrigation System

The following equipment and tools are needed to set up a centre pivot irrigation system:

  • Wrench
  • Tractor
  • Pliers
  • Payloader
  • Diggers
  • Hammers
  • Bolts
  • Nuts etc

The tolls above can be used to assemble all the parts of the center pivot irrigation system.

FAQ on Centre Pivot Irrigation System

  1. Question: Can I use the center pivot irrigation system for all crops in Nigeria?

Answer: Yes, the center pivot irrigation system can be used for all crops with some exceptions

2. Question: Do I need an expert to install the center pivot irrigation system?

Answer: Yes, you need to engage an expert to install the center pivots. We can install same for you.

3. Question: What is the price of the center pivot irrigation system?

Answer: The price of a center pivot varies according to the sizes.

To order the centre pivot irrigation system on phone, please call 08066437109.

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Weight 10000 kg
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