Development and Implementation of a Software for Eucalyptus Plantations Forest Irrigation in Initial Months of Growth


  • M. Silva
  • A. Ribeiro
  • R. Oliveira


During the initial months of a eucalyptus forest is necessary irrigation to ensure survival of the plant. In large areas with thousands of plots, the daily check in place the availability of water in each plot planted in recent months is a very difficult task. The work would be simplified if there was a prior estimate, reducing the number of plots to be checked and better planning in the displacement of personnel and equipment for irrigation. The objective of this work was to develop a warning system for the availability of soil water for irrigation management during the initial months planting in eucalyptus forests. The calculation of water availability in soil was based on the model of Rietche. The system allows you to set ranges of soil water for alerts. Indicating whether to irrigate, needs attention or is ok. Was incorporated into the database all company plots allowing the system run from the dates of initial planting and the last irrigation.






Technology and Management to Increase the Efficiency in Sustainable Ag. Systems