Plant water stress is influenced by 4
Direct sunlight or heat load
While most monitoring systems only monitor one of these influences, the
ARIMAD Pressure Chamber takes all four into consideration when taking a direct
plant based measurement.
What is it good for?
pressure chamber can be used in various fields of agriculture
The pressure chamber
method introduced by ARIMAD is widely used in the
wine industry within the past decades. Understanding the
significance of the quality of grapes for
producing premium wine, agronomists
nowadays seek for ways to improve the quality of their grapes. Among
woody plants, grapevines are often described as highly vulnerable to water-stress.
Vine's physiological characteristics are highly influenced by the irrigation regime applied towards them; for example,
deficit irrigation, which means deliberately
withholding irrigation to cause stress, is known to
improve the grapes quality. But how can we
distinguish between well-irrigated and water stressed vines on the spot. The ARIMAD pressure
chamber allows you to control and monitor the vine's
water status so
that you can stress the vine just to the appropriate level.
List of agricultural crops
Trees: Almonds, Oaks, Walnts.
Stone fruit: Peaches, Prunes, Apples, Pistachio, Nectarines.
Low stress crops: Melon, Tomato, Lettuce, Spuach, Celery, Bean, Radish, Carrot, Rice, Coffee,
stress crops: Alfalfa, Sugar beet, Grape, Oats, Barley,
Wheat, Corn, Peach, Almond, Green pepper, Pasture grasses, Soy been,
Citrus, Berries, Apricot, Mint, Potato, Avocado.
stress crops: Cotton, Olive, Walnut