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Advances in irrigation/fertigation techniques in greenhouse soilless culture systems (SCS)

Code: 9781801460453
Georgios Nikolaou and Damianos Neocleous, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Cyprus; and Evangelini Kitta and Nikolaos Katsoulas, University of Thessaly, Greece

Chapter synopsis: The objective of this chapter is to describe the most common soilless culture system (SCS) irrigation and fertigation methods. The chapter summarizes common types of irrigation/fertigation system and types of management system. It then discusses the shift to real-time plant-based sensing and monitoring systems together with models to analyze this data and translate it into irrigation management decisions. A case study is included to illustrate these systems in practice. The chapter concludes by identifying new directions in the application of internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence and phyto-sensing technologies to optimize input use.

DOI: 10.19103/AS.2020.0076.10
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Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Types of irrigation and fertigation system in SCS 3 Factors affecting irrigation decisions 4 Common irrigation management systems 5 Plant-based sensing and monitoring systems 6 Case study: effects of greenhouse microclimate on irrigation scheduling and the use of contact plant-sensing technology in SCS 7 The use of internet of things (IoT) technologies 8 Conclusion and future trends 9 Where to look for further information 10 Acknowledgment 11 References

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