The water balance of the soil in the pink tomato of Barbastro

The water balance on plants and rootstocks of the pink Barbastro tomato controlled by Plantae sensors is the subject of study, with surprising results that we detail in this article.

What do we call agricultural water balance?

The water balance at ground level is the relationship that exists between the different contributions of water and the losses of water suffered by transpiration into the atmosphere.

How is the agricultural water balance in the pink tomato of Barbastro

The study carried out in tunnel-type greenhouses is done as follows:

  • Preparation of the land with subsoiling and fertilizing.
  • Drip irrigation installation.
  • Wet planting.
  • Irrigation is suspended for 15 days to promote rooting.
  • Trained of the plants.
  • Activation of irrigation with controlled measurements.
  • Installation of 3 sensors of 30 cm in length per irrigation line.
  • Irrigation scheduling.

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Tomates con riego por goteo controlado por sondas
The water balance-Controlled irrigation of the pink tomato. 1-Drip irrigation. 2-Intelligent humidity, conductivity and temperature sensor. 3-Root system. 4-Wet bulb. 5-Accumulation of salts.

Conclusions of the effect of irrigation control in Barbastro tomato

The study confirms, according to the report carried out, that the water balance influences several factors:

  • In field capacity, that is, the amount of moisture that the soil is capable of retaining.
  • That the decrease in irrigation directly influences production .
  • The increase in irrigation in field capacity produces a high number of cracked tomatoes .

Plantae sensors / probe as the solution

The study itself determines that Plantae sensors / probe are the solution to control the water balance of the soil and produce in quantity and quality.

Our technology is wireless , inexpensive and easy to use.

The technology is based on:

  • Sensores de radio frecuencia  inteligentes que comunican con un Hub o receptor que a su vez envía los datos por gprs a la plataforma web.
  • Wireless, easy to install for the farmer and professional and with all the data in real time whatever your location.
  • They are also equipment based on very low prices compared to current market technology, which allows them to be accessible to any farmer, agronomist or company in the sector.

Los sensores miden humedad y temperatura de subsuelo, humedad relativa, temperatura  de subsuelo y de ambiente, medición de caudal con un caudalímetro y salinidad en todo tipo de cultivos.

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