Section 15
Chapter 14,446

Effect of soil strength on root penetration in coarse-textured soils

Fiskell, J.G.A.; Carlisle, V.W.; Kashirad, R.; Et Al.

Trans 9th. int. Congr. Soil Sci 1: 793-802


ISSN/ISBN: 0101-3173
Accession: 014445174

Field samples of maize roots from ultisols and entisols (21 sites) showed the existence of a root mat at the surface of a cultivation pan, poor root penetration into the pan and the presence of morphological abnormalities.

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