Category: Soil science

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What is Soil Solarization? | Agristudent.com

Soil Solarization Soil solarization is a broad-spectrum control method, simple, economically feasible and environmentally friendly. It is an effective method for the control of many…

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Infiltration
Posted in Irrigation Soil science

What is Infiltration? Agristudent.com

What is Infiltration? What is infiltration? The process of entry of water into the soil by downward flow through all or part of the soil…

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Adhesion and cohesion
Posted in Irrigation Soil science

Adhesion, Cohesion and Soil Moisture tension | Agristudent.com

Adhesion Cohesion and Soil Moisture tension What are the forces responsible for water retention in Soil? Hydrogen bonding accounts for two basic forces responsible for…

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Particle density
Posted in Plant breeding Soil science

Soil Bulk Density, Particle Density and Porosity | Agristudent.com

Soil Bulk density, particle density and Porosity What is soil made up of? Soil is made up of 4 components 1. Soil Solids containing minerals…

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Soil structure
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Soil structure | Agristudent.com

What is Soil structure? The structure of a soil refers to the arrangement of the soil particles and the adhesion of smaller particles to form…

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Soil textural classes
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Soil texture | Agristudent.com

What is Soil texture? It refers to the relative proportion of mineral particles of various sizes in the given soil i.e., the proportions of coarse…

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Soil depth
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Soil Depth | Agristudent.com

What is Soil Depth? Soil depth refers to the thickness of soil cover over hard rock or hard substratum below which roots cannot penetrate It…

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Soil Air | Agristudent.com

Is air present only in atmosphere?…No..! Air is also present in soil which is known as soil air What is soil composed of? Soil is…

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Soil temperature
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Soil Temperature | Agristudent.com

Soil temperature is an important growth factor not only for crops but also for the soil microbial population. Keep on reading and try to answer…

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Nutrient content of fertilizers
Posted in Agri knowledge at a glance Agronomy Soil science

Nutrient contents in fertilizers | Agristudent.com

Introduction There are various fertilizers used in agriculture. All fertilizers contain various nutrients out of which Nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus are considered major nutrients for…

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