WatermarkTM Sensor Reading Calculator

Step 1. Select soil texture.
Step 2. Input WatermarkTM sensor centibar readings at the various soil depths.
Step 3. Click 'Calculate' button
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1. Select Soil Texture (see >>)
Please select soil texture


2. Input WatermarkTM Readings:
1-foot depthA value is required. Invalid format.
2-foot depthA value is required. Invalid format.
3-footA value is required. depth Invalid format.
4-footA value is required. depth Invalid format.

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Only These Soil Texture Types Are Currently Calibrated for the WatermarkTM Sensor:

Silty clay loam: Silty clay loam topsoil, silty subsoil (e.g., Sharpsburg)
Silt-loam: Silt-loam topsoil, clay loam subsoil (e.g., Keith)
Upland silt-loam: Upland silt-loam topsoil, silty clay loam subsoil
                          (e.g., Hastings, Crete, Holdrege)
Bottomland silt-loam: (e.g., Wabash, Hall)
Fine sandy loam
Sandy loam
Loamy sand: (e.g., O'Neill)
Fine sand: (e.g., Valentine)

Click below to look at:
Table - WatermarkTM sensor centibar reading versus soil texture water (inches).

Click below to learn more about using:
WatermarkTM Granular Matrix Sensor to Measure Soil Matric Potential for Irrigation Management.

Source: Irmak et al. (2006)

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