815332 Crop water requirements

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gassebner, Carina Helen , Nolz, Reinhard
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


How to determine crop water requirements by means of crop water models and soil water monitoring

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

deduce, modify and apply methods and models to determine reference evapotranspiration
determine crop water requirements according to FAO-recommendations for different crops and different environmental conditions
apply crop growth and soil water balance models as basis for irrigation strategies
select appropriate siol water sensors for irrigation monitoring
calibrate soil water sensors
interpret soil water data as decision support for irrigation scheduling
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