Tensiometer tips


A tensiometer is a closed tube with a porous ceramic tip at the end. Most models have a vacuum gauge and water reservoir at the top. Tensiometers are filled with water and installed in the ground, with the ceramic tip located within crop rootzones.

Topics include:

  • Preparation
  • Installation
  • Maintenance
  • Interpretation
  • Recording
  • Signs that your tensiometer is not working correctly


Primefact 1359 First Edition

Published: Apr 2014