Luca Testi

Micrometeorology and crop evapotranspiration
Micrometeorology. Assessment of the transpiration and evapotranspiration of crops, especially trees. Micrometeorological (eddy covariance) measurements of evapotranspiration in olive, almond, citrus and other tree crops. Development of methods to calculate the water requirements of olive groves and other fruit trees.Measurement of tree transpiration with sap-flow techniques.Deficit irrigation. Carbon exchange of olive and citrus orchards.

Testi, L., Villalobos, F.J., Orgaz, F., 2004. Evapotranspiration of a young irrigated olive orchard in southern Spain. Agric For Meteorol 121, 1-18.

Testi, L., Villalobos, F., Orgaz, F., Fereres, E., 2006. Water requirements of olive orchards: I simulation of daily evapotranspiration for scenario analysis. Irrig Sci 24, 69-76.

Testi, L., Goldhamer, D.A., Iniesta, F. and Salinas, M., 2008. Crop water stress index is a sensitive water stress indicator in pistachio trees. Irrig Sci, 26(5): 395-405.

Testi, L., Orgaz, F. and Villalobos, F., 2008. Carbon exchange and water use efficiency of a growing, irrigated olive orchard. Environ Exp Bot, 63(1-3): 168-177.

Testi, L. and Villalobos, F.J., 2009. New approach for measuring low sap velocities in trees. Agric For Meteorol, 149(3-4): 730-734

  • Crop simulation models. Master in Plant Production, Protection and Breeding, University of Cordoba
  • Irrigation. Master in Olive Growing and Olive Oil Technology. University of Cordoba.