Scheduling irrigation based on how hard plant roots are working to draw water from the soil
Models 6419 - 6423 are for general use with field or tree crops
“LT” models are for coarse soils or greenhouse media
Can be connected to WatchDog Data Loggers and Stations with Pressure Transducer (item 3669)
Item 6417, Miniature Low Tension tensiometer, has a limited measurement range of 0-40 centibars and is designed to be used in small containers in Greenhouses or Nurseries
Item 6418, Portable Soil Moisture Tensiometer, is designed to be installed in a temporary situation so that the user can make a “spot check” of soil water tension and then relocate the instrument to other locations. Each site reading may take from minutes to hours, depending on soil conditions
Service kit required (Item 6425)
Please note that Items 6417 (Miniature Low Tension Tensiometer) and 6418 (Portable Soil Moisture Tensiometer) are non-stock items. Order processing may be delayed until product is available.