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- Allen, R.R.; Musick, J.T.
- Applied engineering in agriculture 1997 v.13 no.1 pp. 49
- furrow irrigation; irrigation water; soil compaction; soil depth; traffic; tractors; mass; soil strength; clay loam soils; water management; Texas
- ... Pullman clay loam and related soils in the Southern High Plains are slowly to moderately permeable, and furrow wheel traffic reduces irrigation infiltration rates. Traffic effects were evaluated with treatments of one (1) and two (2) furrow passes with relatively light (L) and heavy (H) tractors of 4.1 and 8.2 Mg (9,000 and 18,000 lb) mass, respectively, having 75% of the mass on the rear axle. Tr ...