Research Synopsis

Response of Acclima Digital TDT ® probe to Soil Moisture and Electrical Conductivity

California State University

Diganta Adhikari and Dave Goorahoo --August, 2003
For the tests conducted at the two temperatures with the application of increasing salt solutions on a sandy loam soil, there was excellent correlation between the volumetric water contents measured with the Acclima Digital TDT ® sensor and the calculated values. The Acclima sensor performed well within the statistical 95% confidence interval and in fact performed significantly better. Researches were amazed at the accuracy of the sensor.

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