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Sugarbeet Irrigation Management Using Watermark Moisture Sensors

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CIS 1140
Pub. Date: 2007
Last Reviewed: 2016

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Overwatering of sugar beets is common and that’s unfortunate, because it allows root disease to flourish. Reduce its possibility by learning about soil moisture sensors—how to install and use them to schedule irrigations more efficiently. Whether you rely on furrow or sprinkler irrigation, the color photography, instructive text, and irrigation management case study results provided will leave you with the best practices to get you the results you need.

Authors: Steven Reddy, Jerry Neufeld, John Gallian, Howard Neibling, Jason Ellsworth, and Stanley Gortsema

8 pages


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