Irrigation Water Articles

  • Precision Irrigation - Case Study

    The NIAB EMR WET (Water Efficient Technologies) Centre houses an integrated portfolio of cutting-edge growing techniques and trickle irrigation systems for the soft fruit sector. It provides commercial scale demonstrations, one to one expert technical advice, and training workshops. The Centre’s commercially available Precision Irrigation ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • A method of calibration and variance analysis with respect to the Penman-Monteith equation for the Turc, Hargreaves and Abtew potential evapotranspiration models

    Introduction: The full ASCE/FAO-56 Penman-Monteith evapotranspiration (PM-ET) equation and crop coefficients are often employed for irrigation scheduling of open-field crops. To obtain PM-ET derived water-use figures requires access to full weather station datasets, which includes radiation, air temperature, wind-speed, and relative humidity measurements. Over the years there have been many ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • HDPE Canal Liner for Irrigation Water Project in China

    HDPE canal liner is the widely used geomembrane liner products and the essential lining system for the efficient use of water resources due to their features of lowest permeability, excellent anti-seepage and ultra stress crack capacity, etc. More than 45% of water used in the agriculture would be lost due to seepage. HDPE canal liner is an affordable ...

  • Adapting production to drought

    Many parts of the world face water shortage and drought. As a result, farms and orchards are losing their capacity to produce food. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), drought cost the world 29 billion USD in 2018; therefore, it is imperative for governments, crop consultants, and farmers to be proactive. Technology is already available for risk assessment, planning, and ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Irrigation Application Management

    The Irrigation Applications management takes all measurements of the inlet discharge and pressure at the pivot point and pivot end. Especially when the ground is uneven, where we take readings at the highest point. Preferably, this pressure value should be at least 5 PSI higher than the rated value of the pressure regulator, to ensure safety and proper operation, as the regulator must be ...


    By Pierce Corporation

  • Aiming to optimize irrigation levels

    With irrigation being used in many spheres of life and food production methods getting diversified, it is not surprising that research on this topic is getting more specialized. Procedures for analysis, which were restricted earlier to big institutions, need to be widely available so that their reach is extended and science will benefit from more in-depth studies. An increasing number of ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Digging deep for new irrigation methods

    Irrigation is essential to increase food production. However, competing needs and increasing drought makes water for irrigation scarce. Therefore, new methods and strategies are continuously being tested by scientists to improve food production, accompanied by better water use efficiency. This article will examine how modern field tools are helping in this venture. Irrigation Methods ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • New App Helps University Farm Reduce Water Usage

    Each morning when he wakes up, Robert Willmott glances at his cell phone and is reminded of modern technology’s impact on agriculture. The Fresno State campus farm technician checks the WiseConn smart phone app that is virtually connected to the University’s olive orchard. A few clicks verify the 20 acres of trees he oversees are receiving the right amount of water via drip ...


    By WiseConn Engineering

  • Green America: Tackling Soil, Sanitation, and Beyond in Haiti

    For a recently published feature about SOIL’s lifesaving sanitation service, Kevin Fitzpatrick of Green America interviewed SOIL Executive Director and Co-Founder Dr. Sasha Kramer about what led her to co-found SOIL, the connection between sanitation and agriculture, and the innovation behind SOIL’s revolutionary composting waste treatment facility. SOIL’s solution ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • The Accurate Way to Soil Moisture Sensing

    Why Acclima soil moisture sensor technology is superior in terms of accuracy and cost Permittivity is a property of matter and is well characterized especially for materials that are electrically non-conductive. Water in its pure form is non-conductive. Permittivity quantifies the charge holding capacity for insulating materials. It is the ratio of stored electric charge to an applied ...


    By Acclima, Inc.

  • Irrigating with saline or seawater

    Currently, agriculture uses seventy percent of the freshwaters, globally. Available freshwater sources will not be enough to increase food production to feed growing populations in the coming decades. Therefore, there is a concerted effort to grow crops with seawater. Hence, scientists are investigating the various challenges involved in growing plants with saline water. These include greenhouse ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Large irrigation district adds low-maintenance Doppler sensors to its monitoring mix - Case Study

    Overview Seeking a flow monitoring alternative for areas where mechanical meters were problematic, the Central California Irrigation District found an affordable and reliable solution with AgriFlo XCi meters and Doppler insert velocity sensors. Challenge From its point of origin at Jones Pumping Plant, The 117-mile long Delta Mendota Canal in central California ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Detecting salinity stress in crops

    Salinity inhibits growth and development in crops. Due to the extent of damage salinity causes to agriculture, it is identified as a major threat to food production. Therefore, practices to deal with the effects of salinity on crops are receiving a lot of attention. To be able to provide proper recommendations that are also sustainable, it is first necessary to find out how salinity affects ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Large irrigation district adds low-maintenance Doppler sensors to its monitoring mix

    Overview Seeking a flow monitoring alternative for areas where mechanical meters were problematic, the Central California Irrigation District found an affordable and reliable solution with AgriFlo XCi meters and Doppler insert velocity sensors. Challenge From its point of origin at Jones Pumping Plant, The 117-mile long Delta Mendota Canal in central California ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Deforestation through agriculture and mining in French Guiana: impacts on mercury concentrations in water - Case Study

    This study increases our knowledge of the quantities of mercury and methylmercury (MMHg) in water and of suspended matter in different contexts of disturbance of the soils, in French Guiana. The need Potential sources of mercury directly related to soils and sediments are both natural (leaf litter, sediments and colloids) and anthropogenic (mercury of historical and current ...


    By BRGM

  • What is Power-Z Soil Additive Agriculture Growth Media?

    How it is used as a soil additive to enhance plant growth for agriculture/horticulture companies? Plants can be demanding in the best of times. Anyone from first time gardeners to experienced farmers can attest to this fact. There are numerous elements including soil additives that need to be carefully considered and monitored when raising anything from flowers to fruits and vegetables to ...

  • 4 Benefits of Using Power-Z Sustainable Soil Additive for Agriculture Companies

    There are many complex aspects to soil quality that can affect the growth and health of plants. Soils in different areas have different physical and chemical compositions that can be good or bad for farming. In the case of naturally rich and beneficial soil, over time, nutrients will be depleted. For other soils, plants could not be grown well there naturally. In those cases, a sustainable soil ...

  • Research and Development

    Many organizations support and encourages the research and development. Nowadays, Irrigation and Agriculture are full of challenges, however there is more opportunities to come over these challenges. Only innovation, research and development can do it. One of the best scientific solutions is the Artificial intelligence, the Artificial Intelligence is approach of computer science to study and ...


    By Pierce Corporation

  • Heavy Duty PVC Nitrile Layflat Hose

     Reinforcement: Circular woven polyester jacketOperating Temperature Range: From -20℉ to 178℉ (-29℃ to 81℃)Standard Color: Yellow or black, other colors available per requestStandard Length: 50ft, 100ft, 300ft/91.5m, 330ft/100m, other lengths available per request Our heavy duty ...


    By Suzhou Seapeak Co., Ltd.

  • Humic Acid Factory - Case Study

    Humic acids or humus are black or dark brown substances formed by plant or animal residues that are partially or completely decayed. Humus is a substance that facilitates the uptake of fertilizers. Today, the increasing use of chemical fertilizers causes the humus in our land to be rapidly depleted. In order to solve this problem, more and more humic substances (humic acid and fulvic acid) are ...


    By Altaca Energy

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