GreenRice

First dry period in the AWD system in Ebro Delta field experiments

This is how the experimental plots look like close to end of the first dry period, after 7 days without irrigation. We are periodically sampling gases in both AWD and PF (Permanent flooded) treatments while monitoring soil and water physic-chemical traits.

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AWD plots after 7 days without irrigation

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Soil matric water potential: when the tensiometer readings reach -30kPa then the rice will be irrigated.

 

GreenRice:
Sustainable and environmental friendly rice cultivation systems in Europe is funded by the FACCE-ERA-NET+ on Climate Smart Agriculture.

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