1. Home
  2. > Electronics
  3. > Industrial Electronics Market Trends
Global Soil Moisture Sensor Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report By Application, By Connectivity, By Sensors, By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2022 - 2028

Global Soil Moisture Sensor Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report By Application, By Connectivity, By Sensors, By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2022 - 2028

  • October 2022
  • 305 pages
  • ID: 6364758
  • Format: PDF
  • KBV Research


Table of Contents

The Global Soil Moisture Sensor Market size is expected to reach $464.2 Million by 2028, rising at a market growth of 13.7% CAGR during the forecast period.

The soil moisture sensor is a type of sensor used to measure the soil’s volumetric water content. The direct gravimetric measurement of soil moisture requires elimination, drying, and sample weighting. These sensors quantify the volumetric water content indirectly with the use of other soil properties, such as dielectric constant, neutron interaction, electrical resistance, and moisture replacement.

Soil moisture sensors determine the soil’s volumetric water content. The relationship between the obtained property and soil moisture should be calibrated and may change based on environmental conditions such as temperature, soil type, or electric conductivity. Reflected microwave radiation is impacted by soil moisture and is utilized in hydrology and agriculture for distant sensing.

Farmers and gardeners may utilize probing instruments that are mobile. Typically, soil moisture sensors refer to sensors that assess the volumetric water content of the soil. These sensors are commonly called soil water potential sensors and also include gypsum and tensiometers blocks. They detect water potential, another aspect of soil moisture.

The relationship between the computed property and soil moisture must be modified and may vary based on ecological parameters, such as temperature, soil type, and electric conductivity. The reflected microwave emission can be affected by soil moisture and is mostly employed in agriculture as well as remote sensing under hydrology.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

Sensing, images, and remote monitoring are anticipated to be in high demand in the world after COVID-19. Several businesses within the equipment sector witnessed poor growth during the initial period of the pandemic. In spite of the pandemic, the demand for connected agriculture, as well as telematics, has increased. The COVID-19 pandemic can expedite the installation of Internet of Things-based devices for agricultural and non-agricultural applications. In the medium to long term, the proportion of connected agricultural devices is anticipated to increase in a promising manner. Eventually, the growth of the soil moisture sensor market is anticipated to gradually recover and increase significantly in the coming years.

Market Growth Factors

An Increase In The Demand For Enhanced Farm Productivity In Order To Meet The Requirements Of The Growing Population

Progressive farmers have demonstrated an interest in soil monitoring throughout a number of developed as well as developing countries. As it aids in achieving optimal crop quality and yields, soil monitoring is gaining widespread acceptance among farmers who engage in irrigation. Over-irrigation of a field results in the growth of a shallow root system, which impacts the nutrients that are washed away from the soil, thereby diminishing crop quality. Due to the rapidly expanding population of the world, which could result in food shortages, soil monitoring has assumed great significance.

Government Support And Initiatives To Expand The Agriculture Industry

One of the biggest factors that are contributing to the growth of the soil moisture sensor market is the high-cost savings and efficiency it offers. Soil monitoring enables farmers to save money on fertilizers, water bills, insecticides, and other inputs, thereby conserving resources. However, the price of reliable soil monitoring sensors is considerable, meaning growers must compromise between dependability and cost.

Market Restraining Factors

Challenges In Monitoring Soil As A Result Of Its Spatial Variability

The spatial variability of soil is one of the primary problems impeding the growth of the soil monitoring market. Various fields use soil monitoring systems, devices, and equipment for various purposes; for instance, researchers use it to monitor surface run-off and movement of nutrient content, dissolved solutes, soil temperature, etc., while farm professionals use it to measure the amount and timing of irrigation needed for crops.

Sensors Outlook

Based on Sensors, the Soil Moisture Sensor Market is bifurcated into Volumetric Soil Moisture Sensors (Capacitance, Probes, and Time Domain Transmissometry) and Soil Water Potential Sensors (Gypsum Blocks, Tensiometers, and Granular Matrix). In the soil water potential sensors type segment, the tensiometers segment garnered the biggest revenue share of the market. This type of sensor is widely used to measure the tension between water molecules and soil particles. The tensiometer functions as a root, while its ceramic tip communicates with the soil and emits water when it becomes dry.

Connectivity Outlook

On the basis of Connectivity, the Soil Moisture Sensor Market is divided into Wired and Wireless. In 2021, the wired sensors segment acquired the largest revenue share of the soil moisture sensor market. The growth of the segment is rapidly rising as a result of the fact that these are one of the most traditional types of sensors across the market. Wire-based sensors are the most prevalent in regular activities.

Application Outlook

By Application, the Soil Moisture Sensor Market is segregated into Agriculture, Construction and Mining, Residential, Forestry, Landscaping and Ground Care, Research Studies, Sports, and Weather Forecasting. In 2021, the sports segment recorded a substantial revenue share of the soil moisture sensor market. In an effort to ensure and maintain a lush outfield, the sports market has expanded rapidly. For instance, sensors are widely utilized for golf course maintenance. Government investments in the improvement of sports grounds and the necessity for controlled grass growth on sports fields are primarily responsible for the segment’s rise.

Regional Outlook

Region-Wise, the Soil Moisture Sensor Market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. In 2021, North America accounted for the largest revenue share of the soil moisture sensor market. The dominance is mostly attributable to the considerably higher adoption of sensors in the agriculture and sports markets. The United States is home to numerous producers of soil moisture sensors, including Campbell Scientific, Inc. and The Toro Company.

The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Spectrum Technologies, Inc. (BAE Systems PLC), OTT HydroMet GmbH (Danaher Corporation), Acclima, Inc., Delta-T Devices Ltd., METER Group, Inc., SDEC France, Smartcultiva Corporation, Trellis, Inc., Vegetronix, Inc., and Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc.

Scope of the Study

Market Segments covered in the Report:

By Application

• Agriculture

• Construction & Mining

• Residential

• Forestry

• Landscaping & Ground Care

• Research Studies & Weather Forecasting

• Sports

By Connectivity

• Wired

• Wireless

By Sensors

• Soil Water Potential Sensors

o Tensiometers

o Gypsum Blocks

o Granular Matrix Sensors

• Volumetric Soil Moisture Sensors

o Capacitance Sensors

o Time Domain Transmissometry (TDT) Sensors

o Probes

By Geography

• North America

o US

o Canada

o Mexico

o Rest of North America

• Europe

o Germany

o UK

o France

o Russia

o Spain

o Italy

o Rest of Europe

• Asia Pacific

o China

o Japan

o India

o South Korea

o Singapore

o Malaysia

o Rest of Asia Pacific


o Brazil

o Argentina


o Saudi Arabia

o South Africa

o Nigeria

o Rest of LAMEA

Companies Profiled

• Spectrum Technologies, Inc. (BAE Systems PLC)

• OTT HydroMet GmbH (Danaher Corporation)

• Acclima, Inc.

• Delta-T Devices Ltd.

• METER Group, Inc.

• SDEC France

• Smartcultiva Corporation

• Trellis, Inc.

• Vegetronix, Inc.

• Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc.

Unique Offerings

• Exhaustive coverage

• Highest number of market tables and figures

• Subscription based model available

• Guaranteed best price

• Assured post sales research support with 10% customization free

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 150+ Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

ReportLinker may already be registered as a supplier with your company. If you want to Order by PO, check with us first and we'll let you know if we are a registered supplier and what the vendor number is. Otherwise, we'll provide you with the necessary information to register ReportLinker as a vendor.

Grace helps you find the right report:

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

  • How we can help
    • I am not sure if the report I am interested in will fulfill my needs. Can you help me?
    • Yes, of course. You can call us at +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03 or drop us an email at [email protected] to let us know more about your requirements.
    • We buy reports often - can ReportLinker get me any benefits?
    • Yes. Set up a call with a Senior Research Advisor to learn more - [email protected] or +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03.
    • I have had negative experiences with market research reports before. How can you avoid this from happening again?
    • We advise all clients to read the TOC and Summary and list your questions so that we can get more insight for you before you make any purchase decision. A research advisor will accompany you so that you can compare samples and reports from different sources, and choose the study that is right for you.

  • Report Delivery
    • How and when I will receive my Report?
    • Most reports are delivered right away in a pdf format, while others are accessed via a secure link and access codes. Do note that sometimes reports are sent within a 12 hour period, depending on the time zones. However, you can contact us to escalate this. Should you need a hard copy, you can check if this option is offered for the particular report, and pay the related fees.
  • Payment conditions
    • What payment methods do you accept?
      1. Credit card : VISA, American Express, Mastercard, or
      2. You can download an invoice to pay by wire transfer, check, or via a Purchase Order from your company, or
      3. You can pay via a Check made out in US Dollars, Euros, or British Pounds for the full amount made payable to ReportLinker
    • What are ReportLinker’s Payment Terms?
    • All payments must normally be submitted within 30 days. However, you can let us know if you need extended time.
    • Are Taxes and duties included?
    • All companies based in France must pay a 20% tax per report. The same applies to all individuals based in the EU. All EU companies must supply their VAT number when purchasing to avoid this charge.
    • I’m not satisfied. Can I be refunded?
    • No. Once your order has been processed and the publisher has received a notification to send you the report, we cannot issue any refund or cancel any order. As these are not ‘traditional’ products that can be returned, reports that are dispatched are considered to be ‘consumed’.
  • User license
    • The license that you should acquire depends on the number of persons that need to access the report. This can range from Single User (only one person will have the right to read or access the report), or Department License (up to 5 persons), to Site License (a group of persons based in the same company location), or Corporate License (the entire company personnel based worldwide). However, as publishers have different terms and conditions, we can look into this for you.
Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Residential Energy Management Market Research Report by Component, Communication Technology, Application, Country - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19, Russia Ukraine Conflict, and High Inflation - North America Forecast 2023-2030

  • $ 3949
  • January 2023
  • 137 pages

Residential Energy Management Market Research Report by Component (Hardware and Software), Communication Technology, Application, Country - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19, Russia Ukraine Conflict, and High ...

  • World
  • North America
  • Marketing Research
  • Advertising
  • Industry analysis


Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.

Make sure you don’t miss any news and follow us on