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A soil hygrometer for irrigated cane lands of Hawaii

Author:
Heck, A.F.
Source:
Agronomy journal 1934 v.26 no.4 pp. 274-278
ISSN:
0002-1962
Subject:
Saccharum officinarum, irrigated soils, calibration, soil water content, irrigation scheduling, Hawaii
Abstract:
A soil hygrometer for the field has been devised to indicate the point at which irrigation should take place. With the instrument set at, a depth of 12 inches, a reading of 20 to 30 cm of mercury indicates the need of more water in the soil.
Agid:
1382618