Determining readily available water to assist with irrigation management


Not all water held in the soil is readily available to plants. Some water is bound so tightly to soil particles it cannot be used by plants. For irrigators it is useful to know how much water is readily available for plant use to provide an indication of HOW MUCH water to apply.

Topics include:

  • What is RAW?
  • Calculating RAW


Primefact 1362 First Edition

Published: Aug 2014