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Enhanced fertigation control system towards higher water saving irrigation

Abd. Rahman, Muhammad Khairie Idham and Zainal Abidin, Mohamad Shukri and Buyamin, Salinda and Mahmud, Mohd. Saiful Azimi (2018) Enhanced fertigation control system towards higher water saving irrigation. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 10 (3). pp. 859-866. ISSN 2502-4752


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v10.i3.pp859-866


Water saving in agriculture is increasingly important due to critical issues of water and climatic crisis. The focus of agricultural researches nowadays is to minimize the water consumption and at the same time increasing the agricultural yield. This paper presents the three-types of automatic fertigation controller for irrigation system with different application tools. A weather station, soil moisture and timer based system were used to determine the volume of water supply needed by plants to calculate an accurate irrigation operation timing. The experiment was conducted by supplying water for capsicum annum test crop located in a greenhouse. The plant water demand parameter was calculated and compared for each application tools and the best application tool was chosen to be implemented in controlling the irrigation system.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Soil moisture, Timer
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:85837
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:28 Jul 2020 10:45
Last Modified:28 Jul 2020 10:45

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