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PhD: Monitoring soil water dynamics for improving water use efficiency

To sustain cotton farming under long-term low rainfall conditions, the industry’s water-use efficiency (WUE) must continuously improve.

This PhD project is exploring whether new tools and sensing systems can better estimate the overall 'size of the bucket' within a field to inform decisions about best practice for irrigation on Australian cotton farms, including taking into account irrigation infrastructure characteristics.

Project date

1 Jul 2017-31 Dec 2020
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Principal investigator

Ehsan Zare

Project funded by


Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) delivers outcomes in cotton research, development and extension (RD&E) for the Australian …
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