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Title: Estimating Infiltration Rates for a Loessal Silt Loam Using Soil Properties

Author: Knighton, M. Dean;

Date: 1978

Source: Research Note NC-233. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: Soil properties were related to infiltration rates as measured by single-ringsteady-head infiltometers. The properties showing strong simple correlations were identified. Regression models were developed to estimate infiltration rate from several soil properties. The best model gave fair agreement to measured rates at another location.

Keywords: bulk density, organic carbon, ground cover, pore volume, modeling

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Knighton, M. Dean 1978. Estimating Infiltration Rates for a Loessal Silt Loam Using Soil Properties. Research Note NC-233. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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