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Evaluation of the Watermark sensor for use with drip irrigated vegetable crops.

Fecha de publicación:
3 de mayo de 2005

The Watermark 200SS sensor was evaluated for the measurement of soil matric potential (SMP) with drip-irrigated vegetable crops. Pepper and melon crops were grown sequentially during autumn-winter and spring-summer, in a sandy loam soil in a greenhouse. Ranges of SMP were generated by applying three different irrigation treatments — 100, 50 and 0% of crop water requirements, during two treatment periods (16 December 2002–7 January 2003; 20 January–10 February ...