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Calcium amendments for water penetration in flooding systems


William E. Wildman
William H. Krueger
Richard E. Pelton

Authors Affiliations

William 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.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 43(3):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n03p14. May 1989.

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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.

Wildman W, Krueger W, Pelton R. 1989. Calcium amendments for water penetration in flooding systems. Hilgardia 43(3):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n03p14
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