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Soil Water Retention Curve as Affected by Sample Height

Maria Laiane do Nascimento Silva, Paulo Leonel Libardi, Fernando Henrique Setti Gimenes

02/Nov/2018

ABSTRACT: The soil water retention curve is one of the main instruments to assess the soil physical quality and to improve soil management. Traditionally, the equipment most used in the laboratory to determine the retention curve has been Haines funnels and Richards chambers. An important factor to which little attention has been given in the use of these equipaments is the height of the undisturbed soil sample. This work proposes to evaluate the influence of different heights of undisturbed samples […]