Ten micro lysimeters, built by JR-AquaConSol GmbH, Graz, Austria, with soil monoliths, continuous weighing, soil moisture measurement at three depths with tensiometers and water content sensors, and suction cups to simulate capillary rise.
The following video shows how the micro lysimeter facility was created (german):
The project was funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the EU’s response to the COVID pandemic.
Gierhake irrigation trolley with Coldewey control system for individual irrigation of max. 160 plots
Four climate chambers HGC 0714, Weiß-Technik, are available for experiments on the effect of temperature, humidity, irradiation and CO2 content.
Eddy covariance system, LI-COR Inc., for measuring evapotranspiration under field conditions
Gas exchange meter GFS3000, Heinz Walz GmbH, for determining the transpiration and assimilation of plants
Scholander pressure chamber "PWSC", Soilmoisture Equipment Corp., for measuring plant water potential under laboratory conditions
Scholander pressure chamber "Pump-Up chamber", PMS Istrument Company, for measuring plant water potential under field conditions.