AHDB invests in water research to reduce water use in soft fruit industry

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AHDB invests in water research to reduce water usage in soft fruit industry.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board invests in Water Efficient Technologies (WET) Centre to innovate and further dig the research study in soft fruit industry.

The new commercial-scale water saving research aims to develop precision irrigation and fertigation techniques to reduce water and fertilize use. Furthermore, this technique also improves fruit yields and quality.

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The collaboration of the two organizations also pave the way for growers to share knowledge on growing systems, crop protection, and labor saving.

Source: Nancy Nicolson, The Courier | Photo by Siew Meng Tham, Flickr

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