New crop irrigation tech measures plant hydration

New crop irrigation tech measures plant hydration

New sensor technology called LeafMon that allows growers to base irrigation decisions on a measure of plant hydration.

CERMETEK announced a new sensor technology called LeafMon that allows growers, for the first time, to base irrigation decisions on a measure of plant hydration.

Traditionally, growers irrigated on a schedule. More recently, soil moisture sensors have enabled growers to irrigate only when the ground is dry.

Now, using LeafMon technology to collect and analyze new sensor data, growers can base irrigation decisions on plant con

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