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Johnstown Castle, We

Details of test site

Name Johnstown Castle, We
City Johnstown Castle, Wexford
Country Ireland
Geographical longitude n.s.
Geographical latitude n.s.
Sea level 0m
Annual average air temperature 0°C
Annual average precipitation sum 900mm
Meteorologic station yes
Operator name Teagasc, Johnstown Castle
Operator webpage
Contact name Karl Richards
Contact email

Measuring Devices

Purpose Fold Cultivation Fold Expand Expand
Type of measuring device
Test site
Name of measuring device
Number of repetitions
Soil water balance
Nutrient balance
Climate change
Bare Soil
Other Cultivation
Further details
1 Lysimeter Johnstown Castle, We n.s. Ireland 75 n.s. n.s. n.s.
2 Lysimeter Johnstown Castle, We n.s. Ireland 50 n.s. n.s. n.s.
3 Lysimeter Johnstown Castle, We n.s. Ireland 24 n.s. n.s. n.s.

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