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Soil water repellency : occurrence, consequences, and amelioration

Author: C J Ritsema; L W Dekker
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Soil water repellency often leads to runoff and erosion, rapid leaching of surface-applied agrichemicals, and losses of water and nutrient availability for crops. Starting with a historical overview  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C J Ritsema; L W Dekker
ISBN: 0444512691 9780444512697
OCLC Number: 51653308
Notes: "Extended version of the Journal of hydrology, volumes 231-232."
Description: vi, 352 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Origin of Soil Water Repellency: Hydrophobic compounds in sands from New Zealand, D.J. Horne, J.C. McIntosh; Chemical characterisation of water repellent materials in Australian sands, C.M.M. Franco, P.J. Clarke et al. Assessment of Soil Water Repellency: Characterizing the degree of repellency, J. Letey, M.L.K. Carrillo, X.P. Pang; Sessile drop contact angle method, J. Bachmann, A. Ellies, K.H. Hartge; Water-entry value as an alternative indicator, Z. Wang, L. Wu, Q.J. Wu. Occurrence and Hydrological Implications: Soil wettability in forested catchments in South Africa, D.F. Scott; Soil water repellency in arid and humid climates, D.F. Jaramillo, L.W. Dekker et al; Water repellency in dunes along the Dutch coast, L.W. Dekker, C.J. Ritsema, K. Oostindie; Water repellent soils on UK golf greens, C.A. York, P.M. Canaway; Soil water repellency in the Natural Park of Donana, southern Spain, F.J. Moral Garcia, L.W. Dekker et al; Soil water repellency in northeastern Greece, A.K. Ziogas, L.W. Dekker et al; Soil moisture - a controlling factor in water repellency?, S.H. Doerr, A.D. Thomas; Wetting patterns in water repellent Dutch soils, L.W. Dekker, C.J. Ritsema; The impact of water-repellency on overland flow and runoff in Portugal, A.J.D. Ferreira, C.O.A. Coelho et al; The erosional impact of soil water repellency - an evaluation, R.A. Shakesby, S.H. Doerr, R.P.D. Walsh. Effect of Fire on Water Repellency: The role of fire and soil heating on water repellency, L.F. DeBano; Infiltration rates after prescribed fire in Northern Rocky Mountain forests, P.R. Robichaud. Physics and Modeling on Water Repellent Soils: Physics of hydrophobic soils, T.W.J. Bauters, T.S. Steenhuis et al; Solute transport through a hydrophobic soil, B.E. Clothier, I. Vogeler, G.N. Magesan; Effects of water repellency on infiltration rate and flow instability, Z. Wang, Q.J. Wu et al; Non-equilibrium model for gravity-driven fingering in water repellent soils - Formulation and 2D simulations, J. Nieber, A. Sheshukov et al; Modeling implications of preferential flow in water repellent sandy soils, C.J. Ritsema, L.W. Dekker. Ameloriation Techniques and Farming Strategies on Water Repellent Soils: Clay spreading on water repellent sands, M.A. Cann; Treating water repellent surface layer with surfactant, L.W. Dekker, K. Oostindie et al; Management of water repellency in Australia, P.S. Blackwell; Water repellency - a whole farm bio-economic perspective, A.K. Abadi Ghadim.
Other Titles: Journal of hydrology.
Responsibility: edited by C.J. Ritsema and L.W. Dekker.
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