Methods of Measuring for Irrigation Scheduling - WHEN
Proper irrigation management requires that growers assess their irrigation needs by taking measurements of various physical parameters. Some use sophisticated equipment while others use tried and true common sense approaches. Whichever method used, each has merits and limitations. In developing any irrigation management strategy, two questions are common: “When do I irrigate?” and “How much do I apply?” This bulletin deals with the WHEN.
Revised 08/2014. Originally published 2009.AZ1220-2014
- soil moisture
- irrigation scheduling
- neutron probe
- soil tension