Research visit at Stellenbosch University

Water use efficient agricultural landscapes

The reduction of the crop water use is important for sustainable agriculture in South Africa. In cooperation with the University of Stellenbosch we  investigate the impact of tree plantations on the evapotranspiration in a vineyard in the Cape Winelands. After one year of continuous recording of microclimatic data, we are now able to estimate seasonal changes of water uses and the impact of the shelterbelts. It was a great time at Stellenbosch University and we had fruitful scientific exchange about joined research project.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s