The importance of making rational decisions by looking at the trends and not only  the absolute values when using sensors for irrigation scheduling

 

The aim of this a...

The pivot is a mechanised irrigation system that irrigates in a circular manner (full rotation) or in sections. It generally moves around a fixed central point but it can be designed to be towed fr...

Whether it is used in agriculture (citrus fruits, olives, grapes, shelled or stones fruits, cereals, sugar cane…) or for watering Parks and Gardens (lawns, shrubs or flower beds, sedum for green ...

Global issues like declining water availability and high energy costs are becoming a major concern for irrigators in a world affected by dwindling natural resources. Growers know that more efficien...

 

Although most orchards in France are experiencing growing international competition, nut production is booming. For some years now in France, there has been an increase in the surf...

 

On a pivot, the nozzles are fitted with a pressure regulator, allowing for a uniform pressure to be achieved across the whole field.

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The world around us is changing. Change has always been a part of this planet,

but recently the rate at which change occurs has been accelerating. Extreme weather phenomena, such as tsuna...

 

In this chapter, we will be looking at all the devices that allow the irrigation rate to be varied for each irrigated sector of the field, whether by using hose reels or pivot-type...

 

As every farmer knows, water is essential for the survival of a crop. In the regions where there is a shortage, irrigation can help to mitigate the effects of the dry periods and p...

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