Real Time ToolReal Time Tool
Last update: Feb 21, 2024
- This tool allows the user to track the day-to-day progress of a crop and
provides the user with a recommended amount of irrigation water to apply
- (A) A real-time crop simulation is initiated by selecting management
inputs and hitting the Submit button at the bottom.
- (B) Once initiated, the tool is programmed to automatically rerun
the simulation using updated weather data downloaded daily from the weather
station selected. To make the tool more accurate, rainfall and weather data
recorded at the nursery can be entered manually to override data
automatically downloaded from the weather station. Provisions are also made
for the user to enter spacing and pruning activities as well as make plant
height adjustments during the course of the season.
- (C) A recommended irrigation amount is provided for the current
day. Graphical output is also updated each day the simulation is rerun.
A. Crop Detail - Select plant date and other management practices