Click on “Download PDF” for the PDF version or on the title for the HTML version.
If you are not an ASABE member or if your employer has not arranged for access to the full-text, Click here for options.
Determining Landscape Plant Water Demands
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgASAE ANSI/ASABE S623.1 January 2017
Keywords: landscapes, turfgrass, plants, trees, shrubs, water, water budget, irrigation, sprinklers, soil
This methodology will provide an estimate of plant water demands of permanently installed, non-production based, established landscape materials. The standard will provide minimum water demands for acceptable plant appearance and function. This standard does not cover plants for sports fields, golf courses, or food production. This methodology is applicable for planning and design of planted landscape areas as defined in section 3. It is assumed throughout this standard that the soil around the plants in question are wetted uniformly by precipitation or irrigation.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)