Development of a simulation framework for variable-rate irrigation of cotton

McCarthy, Alison and Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R. (2008) Development of a simulation framework for variable-rate irrigation of cotton. In: 14th Australian Cotton Conference: New Beginnings – Cotton in a Climate of Change , 12-14 Aug 2008, Broadbeach, Qld, Australia.

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Abstract

A simulation framework, VARIwise, is being developed to evaluate irrigation control strategies for lateral moves and centre pivots. VARIwise allows for field scale variations in input parameters and will simulate various levels of control strategies for site-specific irrigation at different spatial scales. The simulation model is presently OZCOT. The work reported on this poster provides a preliminary demonstration of the framework for conceptual purposes only.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Ms Alison McCarthy
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2010 02:18
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:27
Uncontrolled Keywords: irrigation scheduling, adaptive control, automation, water use efficiency, spatial variability
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070103 Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091302 Automation and Control Engineering
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070302 Agronomy
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5961

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