Irrometer Model SR

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Irrometer  Soil Moisture Indicators are for efficient irrigation scheduling by  supplying soil moisture information by acting as a 'dummy root."  Its  consists of a sealed, water-filled tube equipped with a porous, ceramic  tip that is installed in the ground at desired root zone depths.  In dry
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Irrometer  Soil Moisture Indicators are for efficient irrigation scheduling by  supplying soil moisture information by acting as a 'dummy root."  Its  consists of a sealed, water-filled tube equipped with a porous, ceramic  tip that is installed in the ground at desired root zone depths.  In dry  soil, water is drawn out of the instrument, reducing water volume in  the Irrometer, thus creating a partial vacuum, which is registered on  the gauge.  The drier the soil, the higher the reading.  Irrigation  reverses this action.  The vacuum previously created in the tube by dry  soil draws water from the now irrigated soil back into the instrument.   This in turn results in a lower gauge reading.  Two instruments are  necessary for accurate assessment of available water at the root zone;  one is set shallow, the other deep.  The SR - Standard model is for use  in medium to heavy soils.  Instrument includes a threaded replaceable  tip as well as reservoir, air free gauge chamber and hermetically sealed  Irrometer vacuum gauge with dual scale of centibars and kilopascals  (0-100 cb [kpa] range).
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Size 24"
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