The trial was extremely useful both for showing how we can reduce water use without affecting yield significantly, and how we could improve our irrigation design. Simon Harris, Thomas Thomson (Blairgowrie) Ltd.
The Echoh scheduling solution was trialled by strawberry growers in England and Scotland during 2012.
The growers achieved:
24 % saving in water used per tonne of fruit
5 % increase in yield per hectare.
For 2013 we’re developing the Echoh smart phone app.