Department Activities
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HoD of SWAE, Dr. Said Al-Ismaily explains the principles of operation of an array 
of sandboxes with “smart” capillary-barrier soil  composites, used for various structured fillings of the boxes

explains the principles of operation of an array
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HoD of SWAE, Dr. Said Al-Ismaily illustrates the technology and application of soil structuring for fruiting trees

technology and application of soil structuring for fruiting trees
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Mr. Hamed Al-Busaidi,  SWAE, elaborates how a sensor-based watering of potted plants 
for home gardens in Oman operates

sensor-based watering of potted plants
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Mr. Hamed Al-Busaidi,  SWAE, demonstrates advanced sensor-based irrigation equipment applied to 
Date palms and other major fruiting trees ( experiments run for more than 3 years by the date of the visit)

demonstrates a sensor-based irrigation equipment
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Blooming orchard with an intelligently engineered susbsoil
 

Blooming orchard with an intelligently engineered susbsoil

Photogallery: SWAE, WRC  and AES  (all - CAMS) touring the SQU top administration (Prof. Ali  Ali Al-Shuaili - DVC. Administrative & Financial Affairs AND Dr. Amer Al-Hinai. DVC. Postgraduate Studies & Research and others) over AES-deployed projects and SQU campus  on intelligent soil design using capillary barriers, sensor-based irrigation, maximization of water use efficiency in cultivation of  dryland crops, ecohydrology of arid environments, among others April, 2021