Irrigation Scheduling Tools
This tool, developed by Rueben and Shanti Hofshi, and Ben Faber, has instructions for use and allows you to calculate water needed per tree per day as well as watering time per day or irrigation period.
Irrigation Scheduling Calculator
Soil Moisture Monitoring
Provides basic information as well as details on equipment.
UCCE Drought Management Soil Moisture Monitoring
UC Cooperative Extension water management specialist David A. Goldhamer explains the benefits of using regulated deficit irrigation in citrus orchards.
Regulated Deficit Irrigation Video
Sensitive Crop Stages
Commodity Response to Deficit Water
Comparison of conventional irrigation and partial root zone drying at the same reduced irrigation rater supplemented with equal foliar fertilization.
Citrus yield and fruit size can be sustained for trees irrigated with 25 % or 50% less water by supplementing tree nutrition with foliar fertilization