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- Tekeste, M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Biosystems engineering 2007 v.98 no.4 pp. 470-478
- soil strength; agroecological zones; probability analysis; soil compaction; soil penetration resistance; soil types; topography; climatic zones; soil water content; soil density; bulk density; surface layers; subsurface layers; field capacity; depth; sandy loam soils; root growth; clay loam soils; loam soils; soil resource management; geographical variation; Eritrea
- ... Soils in many agro-ecological zones in Eritrea, a country in sub-Saharan Africa, are low in productivity due to erosion, low organic matter and poor soil management. Recently, mechanised farming has been intensively practiced to increase agricultural food production. However, the use of heavy machinery and vehicles can cause soil compaction that reduces soil productivity and crop yield. A study wa ...