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“Blue” soils cause complex drainage problems

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Blaine R. Hanson , Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis
Lynn D. Whittig, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis

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California Agriculture 34(10):13-14.

Published October 01, 1980

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A shallow drainage system and careful irrigation management may be the only feasible solution when such soils underlie good top soil.Saturated “blue” soils drain poorly and hinder plant growth. When such soils underlie good top soil, the only feasible solution may be a shallow drainage system and good irrigation management.

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“Blue” soils cause complex drainage problems

Blaine R. Hanson, Lynn D. Whittig
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“Blue” soils cause complex drainage problems

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

Blaine R. Hanson , Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis
Lynn D. Whittig, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis

Publication Information

California Agriculture 34(10):13-14.

Published October 01, 1980

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

A shallow drainage system and careful irrigation management may be the only feasible solution when such soils underlie good top soil.Saturated “blue” soils drain poorly and hinder plant growth. When such soils underlie good top soil, the only feasible solution may be a shallow drainage system and good irrigation management.

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