STATUS INDEX.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$45,000.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1322
Agency Tracking Number:
1322
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Agricultural Instruments Co. (Currently Agricultural Electronics Corp.)
4020 E Coronado Drive, Tucson, AZ, 85718
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
WILLIAM G. GENSLER
() -
Business Contact:
(602) 299-6742
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
REMOTE DIRECT ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSING OF WATER STATUS IS EMPLOYED TO YIELD A DAILY INDEX OF CROP WATER STATUS. THE SENSORS ARE CALIFBRATED AGAINST A STEM DIAMETER MEASUREMENT TO YIELD A PREDICTIVE, QUANTITATIVE DAILY INDEX. THE INDEX IS TRANSFERRED FROM THE FIELD TO THE GROWER'S HEADQUARTERS OR PICKUP TRUCK BY TELEMETRY. THE SYSTEM HAS LOW CAPITAL AND LABOR INTENSITY. IT IS AMENABLE TO MOST CROP TYPES. AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS IS DEVELOPED FOR A 16,000 HECTARE SYSTEM.

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