centibar


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centibar

[′sent·ə‚bär]
(mechanics)
A unit of pressure equal to 0.01 bar or to 1000 pascals.
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The results showed that, the average soil water tension at 15 cm depth ranged from 10 -20 centibar (cb) in FC treatment, 10-40 cb in 85% FC and 30-60 cb in 70% FC treatments respectively.
Matric potential is expressed in units of centibars (cbar) and is a measure of how tightly soil particles hold moisture.
Tensiometers were used to monitor soil moisture content at a 30-cm depth, with irrigations triggered when readings reached 40 to 50 centibars.