San Luis Obispo County
University of California
San Luis Obispo County

Strawberries

Strawberries

Irrigation Scheduling Tool
UCCE CropManage Scheduling Tool

Soil Moisture Monitoring
UC Drought Management Site

How will Soil Moisture Monitoring save me Water?

Deficit Irrigation
Market value is based on commodity freshness. Since deficit irrigation impacts fruit quality, it is not recommended.

Sensitive crop stages
All crop stages are sensitive to water deficits.

Commodity Response to Deficit Water
Deficit irrigation is not appropriate.

Drought Strategies
Reduce acreage.

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