Reclamation Standard

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Reclamation Standard

 

depth of groundwater that ensures that the root zone of the soil has the moisture necessary for high yields. The standard depends on crop characteristics, soil properties, and climatic and other conditions. It changes in the course of the growing season. (See.)

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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