Alfalfa and water table levels: Studies on effect of alfalfa on water table indicate need for close control of irrigation
AuthorsJames N. Luthin
Authors AffiliationsJames N. Luthin is Assistant Professor of Irrigation, University of California, Davis; William Bianchi is Research Assistant in Irrigation, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 8(5):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n05p4. May 1954.
Alfalfa extracts soil-moisture uniformly to the depth of its root system, and rapidly growing alfalfa will lower the water table appreciably.
Luthin J, Bianchi W. 1954. Alfalfa and water table levels: Studies on effect of alfalfa on water table indicate need for close control of irrigation. Hilgardia 8(5):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n05p4
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