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Water-balance scheduling

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" Print the page Irrigation scheduling is the decision of when and how much water to apply to an irrigated crop to maximise net returns... Irrigation and rainfall add water to the root zone... Following heavy rainfall or irrigation, water will drain out of the root zone until the Drained Upper Limit (DUL) is reached (also known as Field Capacity) - this is the amount of water that the soil can hold against gravitational forces...
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