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Technological development platform for precision irrigation of perennial crops

Grant number: 05/00646-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Technical Training Program - Technical Training
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2005
Effective date (End): January 31, 2007
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Agricultural Engineering
Principal Investigator:André Torre Neto
Grantee:Alexandre Carbone Novaes de Oliveira
Company:Enalta Inovações Tecnológicas S/A
Associated research grant:03/07998-5 - Technological development platform for precision irrigation of perennial crops, AP.PIPE

Abstract

Improvement of a combined soil moisture, temperature and matric potential sensor for soil, including associated fabrication processes like porous glasses used in the soil matric potential sensor. Development and implementation of a soil conductivity sensor and a dendrometer. Setting up and application of funcionality tests for the developed sensors.