Essays about: "infiltatation"

Found 1 essay containing the word infiltatation.

  1. 1. Potato yield and soil physical properties as affected by subsoiling

    University essay from SLU/Agrosystems (until 121231)

    Author : Anna Holmkvist; [2008]
    Keywords : soil compaction; soil strength; root development; potato; solanum tuberosum; potato production; deep tillage; bulk density; subsoiling; potato yield; potato quality; inter-row subsoiling; chiseling; plough pan; infiltatation; zone tillage;

    Abstract : Agriculture practices today include the use of heavy machinery which leads to soil compaction. High soil strengths are known to restrict the root development and prevent root growth. Sandy soils, which often are used in potato production, seem to be especially susceptible to subsoil compaction. READ MORE