Calcium amendments for water penetration in flooding systems
AuthorsWilliam E. Wildman
William H. Krueger
Richard E. Pelton
Authors AffiliationsWilliam E. Wildman is Extension Soils Specialist, Emeritus, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis; William H. Krueger is Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Glenn County; Richard E. Pelton is Staff Research Associate, LAWR Soil Extension, UC Davis.
Hilgardia 43(3):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n03p14. May 1989.
Dissolved gypsum and calcium nitrate each increased infiltration rates over the control for each of the 15 irrigations to which they were added. An equivalent amount of gypsum spread on the surface at the beginning of the experiment had the same beneficial effect for only 10 irrigations.
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