High performance automated furrow irrigation

Uddin, Jasim and Smith, Rod and Gillies, Malcolm (2014) High performance automated furrow irrigation. In: 17th Australian Cotton Conference (ACC 2014): Our Fibre, Our Focus, Our Future, 5-7 Aug 2014, Gold Coast, Australia.

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Furrow irrigation is the most popular irrigation method in cotton. However, two issues: low efficiency and huge labour involvement concern irrigators due to scarcity in recent years. To address these issues, NCEA and Rubicon Water, Australia are developing a commercial prototype smart furrow irrigation system. The system has shown that both issues disappear with adoption of real-time optimisation and automated furrow irrigation.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Abstract only, as supplied here, published in the Conference Proceedings. © 2014 Australian Cotton Conference. This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Faculty / Department / School: No Faculty
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2015 05:08
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 04:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: furrow irrigation; automation
Fields of Research : 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070101 Agricultural Land Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/27347

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