Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

Soil Moisture

Authors: Joel L. DeJong (Iowa State University) , Paul C. Kassel (Iowa State University)

  • Soil Moisture

    Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

    Soil Moisture

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Abstract

Soil moisture samples were taken at twenty-nine sites in northwest Iowa during the last week of October 2000. Moisture samples were pulled at 1-ft increments down to a 5-ft depth. Samples were weighed, oven dried, and reweighed at the Sutherland Research Farm. The moisture percentage was calculated from these data, and then used to calculate the inches of plant available moisture in the soil.

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DeJong, J. L. & Kassel, P. C., (2001) “Soil Moisture”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2000(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2001
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