Cambridge based Delta-T Devices specialises in instruments for environmental science, in particular: agronomy, plant physiology, eco-physiology, data logging, meteorology, soil moisture, solar energy studies and environmental monitoring.
Delta-T Devices solar radiation measurement instruments are well suited to scientific research, meteorological applications, and commercial photovoltaic validation/monitoring. Our range includes the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer and BF5 Sunshine Sensor – both of which measure global (total) and diffuse radiation, and sunshine state (all in a single instrument). They are also easy to use and need no routine adjustment or polar alignment.
Delta-T Devices has been providing high quality instrumentation for plant physiology and intercepted solar radiation studies for over 30 years. Our plant science products are renowned for their build quality, accuracy and ergonomics – and are used by researchers around the world. Our range includes instruments for measuring stomatal conductance, Leaf Area Index in crop canopies and forest canopies, and to quantify healthy/diseased/pest-damaged leaf area.
Delta-T Devices has over thirty years experience in designing and supplying environmental monitoring equipment – from a single sensor through to a complete advanced automatic weather station. Our range includes: data loggers, sensors, weather stations, mast and mountings, battery and solar power, a variety of communications options, and enclosures. Complex systems can be created with ease. These often include a wide range of inputs, such as soil moisture sensors, solar radiation sensors and meteorological...
Delta-T Devices supplies high quality equipment to help horticultural growers and sports turf professionals monitor irrigation and control irrigation – using proven technology. Accurate measurements of growing conditions is key to effective precision irrigation – and we provide instruments that deliver reliable data to support critical decisions. The proven benefits of precision irrigation for growers include enhanced crop development (improved yield, quality and shelf life) alongside reduced fertiliser...
Accuracy and ease of use make SM300 Soil Moisture Sensors well suited to irrigation applications. Readings can be used to optimise irrigation scheduling, or the SM300 can be installed as part of an automatic irrigation system. The sensor`s compact size allows it to be installed in plant pots or grow bags.
Our lab is certified and equipped to serve our clients by identifying pathogens from samples obtained from soil, water and plants. A variety of tests can be offered for pathogens detection and pathogen identification in the lab. In addition, our scientists, with training in plant protection, will be available to provide consulting services to our clients for additional support. Our timely support can help you to prevent plant diseases from spreading or happening.
Large selection of low-cost greenhouse monitoring data loggers and systems for temperature, RH%, light and CO2. USB, WiFi and Bluetooth models. For agricultural, R&D, greenhouses or grow-houses and more. CAS DataLoggers offers a large selection of greenhouse monitoring data loggers for use in agricultural processing and research, in greenhouses or grow houses, and even out in the field. Help promote growth and prevent plant disease/mold by logging seed and crop temperature, humidity, soil conditions, and more.
In parts of the world the cost of water for irrigation has increased tenfold in the last year, driven both by scarcity of resource compared to demand and legislative controls that are forcing water distributors and farmers to examine their historical practices.
Television and radio news reports and regional forecasts have their role and are important sources of general information for managing an agricultural operation. But these reports probably don’t represent the conditions at your specific site – what about your local weather conditions?
Farmers in the 21st century are using efficient irrigation technology such as drip systems to maximize their usage of one of our most valuable commodities - water. Water flow rates to irrigated areas can be controlled effectively, concentrating the application of water in the immediate vicinity of the crops and adjusting the quantity of water delivered. The next step in precision irrigation is accurate knowledge of soil moisture content around the crop so that the amount of water and the frequency at which it is...
For wine growers it isn`t just a question of giving your vines enough water - sometimes they need to stress their grapes by depriving them of moisture to ensure that the fruit reaches the quality sought by the winemaker. In particular, soil moisture levels are critically important to the management of sugar and anthocyanin in the initial stages of ripening right the way through to the production of flavor compounds in the later stages of the lifecycle of the grape.
Use KISTERS solutions for gathering of meteorological, soil, and other timely crop data from the field. Easily remove the difficulties in comparing statistics and validating information collected for the monitoring and measuring of agricultural production.
Using wireless sensor networks within the agricultural industry is increasingly common, as it provides many benefits to the farmer, impacting both the quality of the crops and the overall operating costs. WSN address the traditional monitoring problems related to oudoor areas, by removing the need of cables and of power sources in locations where no infrastructure is available. WSN are also specially suitable for temporary or problem-solving deployments, and to gather more numerous and more consistent data.
Soil moisture content is the amount of water within a certain volume or mass of soil. Together with soil temperature is a fundamental indicator of the eco-hydrological state of a field. A precise measurement of how water and temperature are spatially distributed in soil, and their evolution in time, is crucial to the forecast and/or quantification of many key processes like plants growth, infiltration, runoff, plant and evaporation.
Salt Out™ reduces or eliminates salinity stress in plant growth by sequestering sodium and chloride ions from penetrating plant root tissues. These conditions usually occur due to the buildup of salts as a result of fertilizer applications, irrigating with reclaimed, well or pond water, as well as salts deposited by ocean mist.
Salt Out™ coats the plant roots disallowing the update of the salts thereby enhancing nutrient uptake resulting in rapid improvement and stabilization of turf color.
Salt Out™ also...
Tree nurseries use techniques such as large potted seedlings and air-slit containers, to cultivate strong, healthy plants with well-developed root structures. It has been proven that irrigation techniques play a critical role in seedling physiology, however traditional approaches to determining seasonal soil water requirements during the growth period have been typically qualitative, based around the feel of the soil.
Banner Engineering`s SureCross product line offers reliable wireless industrial I/O monitoring and control solutions for most applications, including these examples of wireless installations for agriculture and irrigation control.
Our solutions give growers greater control and increased flexibility through the provision of precise real time data stored within the system. This allows for irrigation and fertigation decisions to be made instantaneously. Incorporating Weather Data and Soil Moisture Data into the real time irrigation system means that water is only applied when it is required and no more than necessary because the sensors are in place giving real time feedback from the field. WiSA systems are in use across numerous crop types...
Why efficient irrigation is important.
Water and fertilizers are essential to the growth of your crop. However, these resources are becoming increasingly scarce worldwide. Modern horticulture has various possibilities for saving water and fertilizers. For example, recirculation of drain water reduces consumption by at least 30%. Exact alignment of the plant’s needs and the irrigation also provides an important contribution to savings. An associated advantage is that an optimal irrigation strategy will increase...