Resistance to water flow in soil and plant. 2. A review of experimental evidence on the rhizosphere resistance.

Published online
03 Jan 1970
Content type
Journal article
Journal title
Journal of Applied Ecology

Newman, E. I.

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Results of some experiments on a range of species, including maize, castor and sunflowers, did not appear to be in accordance with the claim that appreciable rhizosphere resistances occurred in soil much wetter than the permanent wilting point. The results appeared not to conflict with the conclusion [F.C.A. 22: 3293] that for many species the rhizosphere resistance would not become appreciable until near or beyond permanent wilting.-R.B.

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