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- Almajmaie, Abbas; Hardie, Marcus; Doyle, Richard; Birch, Colin; Acuna, Tina
- Journal of soils and sediments 2017 v.17 no.3 pp. 800-809
- overhead irrigation, etc ; adsorption; aggregate stability; air drying; aluminum; calcium; carbon; cation exchange capacity; clay; coal; crop production; electrical conductivity; exchangeable cations; gypsum; pH; particle size; potassium; quartz; rainfall simulation; regression analysis; rivers; salads; sand; sand fraction; sandy clay loam soils; sieving; smectite; sodium; soil aggregates; soil texture; Tasmania; Show all 31 Subjects
- ... PURPOSE: Frequent cultivation and overhead irrigation have led to severe surface crusting, erosion and poor irrigation performance on sandy clay loam soils in the Coal River Valley, Tasmania, Australia. This study was established to identify the key soil properties related to aggregate breakdown determined by different methods, and explore options for reducing soil crusting. MATERIALS AND METHODS: ...