Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Alfalfa and water table levels: Studies on effect of alfalfa on water table indicate need for close control of irrigation

Authors

James N. Luthin
William Bianchi

Authors Affiliations

James N. Luthin is Assistant Professor of Irrigation, University of California, Davis; William Bianchi is Research Assistant in Irrigation, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 8(5):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n05p4. May 1954.

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Abstract

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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