Precision Irrigation: ask plants how much water they want

Title in original language: 

Riego de precisión: pregúntale a las plantas cuánta agua quieren

Sector: 

Fruits & Vegetables

Category: 

Primary Production

Description: 

Researchers from the Irrigation and Crop Ecophysiology group of the Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology of Seville (IRNAS), of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), have demonstrated the benefits, in terms of profitability, water saving capacity and reliability, of Precision irrigation methods in commercial plantations. After analysis, specialists have concluded that these systems, in addition to improving the production of certain crops and reducing water consumption by up to 50%, require little specific training on the part of the farmer and are therefore accessible for any type of user.

Target groups: 

Students

Training Formats: 

Web page

Keywords: 

Water consumption; Cultivation

Language: 

Spanish

Last name: 

Cristina Cabeza

Organisation: 

AAC