Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Soil compaction by tractors: Irrigated soils may suffer from low water penetration limiting root development and reducing plant growth

Authors

L. D. Doneen
D. W. Henderson
G. V. Ferry

Authors Affiliations

L. D. Doneen is Lecturer in Irrigation, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis; D. W. Henderson is Instructor in Irrigation, University of California College of Agriculture, Davrs; G. V. Ferry is Farm Advisor, Kern County, University of California College of Agriculture.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 6(9):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n09p7. September 1952.

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Abstract

The soil compaction problem can not be solved quickly by short-term means; it requires preventive long-range soil management.

Doneen L, Henderson D, Ferry G. 1952. Soil compaction by tractors: Irrigated soils may suffer from low water penetration limiting root development and reducing plant growth. Hilgardia 6(9):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n09p7
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