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Title: Soil-moisture constants and their variation

Author: Broadfoot, Walter M.; Burke, Hubert D.;

Date: 1958

Source: Occasional Paper SE-OP-166. Asheville, NC: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 27p.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)

Description: "Constants" like field capacity, liquid limit, moisture equivalent, and wilting point are used by most students and workers in soil moisture. These constants may be equilibrium points or other values that describe soil moisture. Their values under specific soil and cover conditions have been discussed at length in the literature, but few general analyses and comparisons are available.

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Broadfoot, Walter M.; Burke, Hubert D. 1958. Soil-moisture constants and their variation. Occasional Paper SE-OP-166. Asheville, NC: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 27p.

 


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