This is a presentation given by Odin Franssen, Account Manager of Powerplants Australia, at the Water and Energy Efficiency Field Day for Flower Growers, Tuesday 21 May 2019, at Currey Flowers in Karalee, Queensland. The topics covered in the presentation … Continued
This is a presentation given by irrigation consultant Lex McMullin at the Water and Energy Efficiency Field Day for Flower Growers, Tuesday 21 May 2019, at Currey Flowers in Karalee, Queensland. It covers topics such as the costs of an … Continued
There are a range of irrigation types used in flower production.Each type has its advantages and disadvantages, and not all will be suited to a specific business or situation. These include hydroponic systems, drip irrigation and sprinklers. Nutrient film technique provides … Continued
What is irrigation scheduling? Irrigation scheduling is how often and how long irrigation water is applied to a crop with an irrigation system. Irrigation scheduling is one of the easiest ways to improve water use efficiency when growing a flower … Continued
A pump is literally the heart of an irrigation system, and there are a number of factors affecting the pump that contribute to the overall efficiency of the system. When considering pump efficiency, it can be helpful to remember that, … Continued
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Mechanism of chemical root pruning in Kangaroo Paw During the eight-week experimental period. heavy metals were slowly released into the media water, the amounts were low and below water quality guidelines. The moderate effects of Co in affecting mitosis and … Continued
Managing wetlands on-farm and downstream wetlands. To ensure wetlands remain functional, farm practices sometimes need to be adjusted. In some instances, building or modifying wetlands can help with nutrient removal, sediment control and water re-use, among others.
Coloured shade nets Plants depend on light as their ultimate source of energy. Photosynthesis converts light energy into chemical energy required for plant growth and development. It is not surprising that plants are exquisitely sensitive to both the quality and … Continued
PA57134_Increasing_Adoption_of_Irrigation_and_Water_Recycling_Technologies_in_Australian_Nurseries The aim of this project was to identify and evaluate irrigation scheduling tools and techniques appropriate for use within container production nurseries and quantify water savings that can be achieved by utilising these. This would then be used to retrofit production nurseries … Continued