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Title: Auto-regulative capability of pot/pitcher irrigation
Authors: Gopinath, K
Veeravalli, Srinivas V
Keywords: Auto-regulative capability
Moisture deficit
Pot irrigation
Soil tension
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: This study presents auto-regulative capability of pot irrigation and finds out influence of moisture deficit and soil tension on the release of water through pot. Analysis of data shows that hydraulic conductivity alone does not control water release rate; pore size has a significant effect. Further, although variations in water release rate within 24 h can be correlated with changes in moisture deficit during that period, overall trend is strongly dependent on soil tension.
Page(s): 656-663
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Source:JSIR Vol.70(08) [August 2011]

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