soil depth

soil depth

The depth of soil to which the roots of a plant can readily penetrate in order to reach water and nutrients.
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These include climate, soil depth, droughtiness, rock outcrops, wind exposure and top soil stone.
In general, the reduction in C content followed soil depth only in the Cerrado.
Measurements were taken at 5 cm soil depth, representing the area covered by the PVC containers, by determining the internal temperature and moisture of PVC containers.
The type of subgrade in these three locations is predominantly soft clay, with compressible soil depth between 4-20 meters.
arvensis was found at 0-10 cm soil depth followed by 10-20 cm and minimum under 20-30 cm depth which were significantly different from each other in both years (Table 1; Fig.
The bare patches have a soil depth gradient from low or zero in the center to higher toward the edges and the glades themselves seem to have a highly variable soil depth.
The soil loss tolerance (SLT) was determined using equation to calculate erosion rate limit by considering minimum soil depth and land resources life, which was:
Be sure that the length matches the depth with which you wish to monitor water movement and that the soil depth is adequate for full insertion of the probe.
Soil depth and tree species richness were significantly greater in the foothill than the ridge zone.