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Soil profile studies aid water management for salinity control

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D. R. Nielsen
J. W. Biggar, Department of Irrigation, University of California
R. J. Miller, Department of Irrigation, U.C.

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California Agriculture 18(8):4-5.

Published August 01, 1964

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Leaching of soluble salts—necessary for sustained irrigated agriculture—is accomplished by allowing some surface applied water to pass completely through the crop root zone. Although leaching is often carried out to a limited degree with each application of irrigation water, it is sometimes only possible to leach annually or less frequently, depending upon the crop grown, water supply and other local conditions.

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Soil profile studies aid water management for salinity control

D. R. Nielsen, J. W. Biggar, R. J. Miller
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Soil profile studies aid water management for salinity control

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

Authors

D. R. Nielsen
J. W. Biggar, Department of Irrigation, University of California
R. J. Miller, Department of Irrigation, U.C.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 18(8):4-5.

Published August 01, 1964

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Leaching of soluble salts—necessary for sustained irrigated agriculture—is accomplished by allowing some surface applied water to pass completely through the crop root zone. Although leaching is often carried out to a limited degree with each application of irrigation water, it is sometimes only possible to leach annually or less frequently, depending upon the crop grown, water supply and other local conditions.

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