Monitoring soil moisture is critical to understand genotypic performance in yield trials and is then an important factor for data quality.
This tool provides information on theory, protocol, troubleshooting, and equipment needed to undertake a rigorous soil moisture monitoring in your breeding plots.
It provides simple-to-understand but essential theory around soil moisture assessment. It shows how to mount, install tensiometer tubes and record data from them. It informs on how to solve the most common issues with the equipment. Last but not least, the link is a one-stop-shop to contact and order equipment from providers.