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Smarter Irrigation 2: Evaporation mitigating solution for Australian cotton water storages

This project will develop and demonstrate cost-effective and practical solutions to reduce evaporation from water storages on Australian cotton farms. Although there are currently alternative means of reducing evaporation, such as shade cloths and floating systems, these often have significant capital costs. This project builds on previous large-scale field trials and subsequent laboratory trials to develop an unique solution to mitigate wind impacts on monolayer films, reducing water evaporation and lowering costs.

Project date

1 Jul 2019-30 May 2022
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Principal investigator

Greg Qiao

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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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  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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