Effectiveness of tensiometers and electrical resistance sensors varies with soil conditions
California Agriculture 54(3):47-50. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v054n03p47.
Watermark block readings were more reliable than tensiometers and responded over a larger range of soil moisture cqntents.
B.R. Hanson is Extension Irrigation and Drainage Specialist; D. Peters is Staff Research Associate, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, UC Davis; S. Orloffis Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Siskiyou County.