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Using the Pressure Chamber for Irrigation Management in Walnut, Almond and Prune

  • Author(s): Fulton, Allan
  • Grant, Joe
  • Buchner, Richard
  • Connell, Joe
  • et al.

The pressure chamber (or pressure bomb) is a device fruit and nut growers can use to measures a tree's stem water potential at midday—and so determine exactly how much irrigation water to apply and when. Learn the ins and outs of this excellent tool.

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