VARIwise simulation of variable-rate irrigation of cotton via adaptive control: first results

McCarthy, Alison and Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven (2010) VARIwise simulation of variable-rate irrigation of cotton via adaptive control: first results. In: 15th Australian Cotton Conference 2010: Fashioning the Future, 10-12 Aug 2010, Gold Coast, Australia.

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Abstract

The simulation framework 'VARIwise' has been used to evaluate three irrigation control strategies for cotton. This poster presents VARIwise simulation results for a self-optimising irrigation strategy with underlying soil variability imported from an EM38 map and using different weather profiles and cotton varieties.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2013 01:41
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2014 02:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: irrigation control; cotton crop;
Fields of Research : 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 > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/24387

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