International innovations in irrigated salad production A brief review of science and industry evidence

This review is on impacts of different irrigation application methods on yield and water use in lettuce production, including pressurised overhead irrigation (e.g. sprinklers, centre pivot), localised micro-irrigation (drip or trickle) and gravity fed surface (furrow) irrigation. Information on the following is covered - 

  • lettuce water requirements
  • technological advancements in irrigation management
  • development in water resource management

This information was last updated in 2013.