Table 1: Information used to run the AquaCrop model.

IMPUT

ClimateTemp.:Taken from weather stations each month from 2013 to 2017
ETo:From ETo calculator each month from 2013 to 2017
Rainfall:Taken from weather stations each month from 2013 to 2017
CO2:Was left as default of model atmospheric CO2 concentration from 1902 -2099

Crop;SoybeanGrowing Cycle; day 1 after sowing 2 May to Maturity: 25 July
WheatGrowing Cycle; day 1 after sowing 2 May to Maturity: 29 August

Management Determination of net irrigation water requirement

Soilthickness (m)PWPFCSATTAWKsat (mm/hr)Soil Type
%%%mm/m
Mwomboshi1.529.641.346.71210.4Sandy clay
Lunsemfwa16.611.340.34759.9Loamy Sand
Mkushi16.611.340.34759.9Loamy Sand
Mulungushi16.611.340.34759.9Loamy Sand