PY40 Rain Gun
The PY 40 rain gun is a type of run gun irrigation system rated by its spray distance. The PY 40 rain gun can spray water within a radius of 30 – 40 metres. It is one of the commonest types of rain guns in Nigeria, go to any irrigation store in Nigeria; you are likely to see a PY 40 rain gun.
Characteristics of a PY 40 Rain Gun
The following are the characteristics of a PY 40 rain gun:
- It usually has an inlet pipe size diameter of 50mm
- It is manufactured with alloy, brass or metal.
- It can throw water to a distance as far as 40 metres
- It is usually sold with the tripod and the connector.
Advantages of using a PY 40 rain gun
The following are the advantages of using PY 40 rain guns:
- The PY 40 rain gun can enable a farmer to grow its crops all year round as it provides irrigation to plants.
- The PY 40 rain gun can be used to apply pesticides and foliar fertilizers to plants.
- The PY 40 rain gun can improve the availability of nitrogen in the air to plants. This can boost the crop yield.
- It can work on all types of fields.
- The PY 40 rain gun can also work for almost all types of crops.
Disadvantages of using a PY 40 rain gun
The following are the disadvantages of using a PY 40 rain gun:
It is a little bit more expensive than smaller rain guns. However the increase in crop yield can offset the relatively higher purchase price.
Factors to consider before buying PY 40 rain guns in Nigeria
The following are the factors to consider before buying PY 40 rain guns in Nigeria:
- The quality of the rain gun
- The price of the PY 40 rain gun
- The expertise of the PY 40 rain gun vendor
- Location of purchase
- Availability of water on your farm
- The type of water pump to use
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