Significant rain in March led to above normal soil
moisture in Illinois and major flooding events on many local streams and rivers, according to Brian Kerschner, spokesperson for the Illinois State Climatologist Office at the University of Illinois' Illinois State Water Survey.
Despite these rains, southern parts of the country especially districts of Sindh (Khairpur, Mityari, Shahdadkot, Sajawal, Sanghar, Thatta, Tharparkar and Umerkot) and Balochistan (Awaran, Bolan, Chaghi, Kech, Noushki, Mastung Panjgur and Gawadar) will remain under moderate drought conditions, whereas normal soil
moisture conditions are likely to prevail in the northern parts of the country.
Due to the heat absorbed by the heat pipe evaporator, the temperature of heat pipe was lower than the normal soil
at both 8 m and 11 m.
Almond growers are concerned that whole-orchard recycling will deny valuable nutrients to the second-generation trees because of the high carbon-to-nitrogen ratio that could result when the previous orchard's debris is incorporated into the soil--or that the woody debris may be so large that it interferes with normal soil
preparation and orchard management practices.
Such conditions exist in Rajasthan and southern parts of Haryana states of India where above normal soil
Selenium levels have been recorded (Yadav et al., 2005).
The incidence of eclosion (in normal soil
moisture of 11%) was not different between eggs laid originally in field or laboratory cages with soil moisture levels of 2%, 11%, or 20% (F = 1.89; df = 2,19; P = 0.18).
8a shows a sudden onset of below normal soil
moisture in the latter half of 1999.
Similar results were reviewed from the study carried out by (Rasheed et.al; 2004) who reported heavier maize cobs under higher NPK rates under normal soil
and crop management conditions.
Gibberellic acid (GA3) increased the growth and yield of mungbean plant grown in normal soil
as well as on contaminated soils.
The membrane normal and shearing stress results [N.sub.s], [N.sub.[theta]], and [N.sub.s[theta]] developing in the shell due to the uniform symmetrical vertical or normal soil
pressure, caused by a central by a central load, or a normal anti-symmetrical soil pressure caused by a moment, are given below (Roy and Kar, 1977).
Competition between metal- tolerant and normal plant populations on normal soil
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This method works in various substrates, ranging from normal soil
mixtures, to sand, peat, clay granulates, and even to orchid substrates.