Irrigation scheduling principles for horticultural crops


Crops that are kept within acceptable stress limits during their growth cycle have the potential to produce optimum yields of high quality. The aim of irrigation scheduling is to keep soil moisture within a desired range, usually between field capacity (full point) and a predetermined refill point for optimal growth.

Topics include:

  • Why schedule?
  • Benefits of scheduling
  • How to schedule


Primefact 1364 First Edition

Published: Nov 2014