Effect of wetting agents on irrigation of water repellent soils
R. E. Pelishek
Authors AffiliationsJ. Letey is Assistant Professor of Soil Physics, University of California, Riverside; N. Welch is Farm Advisor, San Bernardino County; R. E. Pelishek is Laboratory Technicians, U.C., Los Angeles; J. Osborn is Laboratory Technicians, U.C., Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 16(12):12-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n12p12. December 1962.
The beneficial effects of using a wetting agent to increase the infiltration rate while irrigating highly water-repellent soils are variable, depending upon the amount of water, dryness of soil and possibly the product used, according to field tests in San Bernardino County.
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