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Earthworms cause furrow infiltration increase

Trout, Thomas J. and Kemper, W.D. and Johnson, G.S. (1987) Earthworms cause furrow infiltration increase. pp. 398-406. In: Fok, Yu-Si (ed.) Proc. of the Intl Conf on Infiltration Development and Application. USA-HI-Honolulu, 1987/01/06-09. Water Resources Res. Centr., Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu.

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Abstract

Infiltration rates into furrows in Southern Idaho, after decreasing toward a base rate, often increase. The increase is caused by earthworms piercing the furrow wetted perimeter during the irrigation and water entering and infiltrating from their interconnected burrow systems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0613
Subjects: Irrigation > Furrow irrigation > Infiltration
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:57
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2017 23:08
Item ID: 1040
URI: https://eprints.nwisrl.ars.usda.gov/id/eprint/1040

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