NALT Keyword: soil science

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Standards vary in studies using rainfall simulators to evaluate erosion
Standards vary in studies using rainfall simulators to evaluate erosion
Standards vary in studies using rainfall simulators to evaluate erosio...

Rainfall simulators help quantify soil erosion rates due to rain and runoff, but the lack of standardization in methods and analysis can hamper progress.

Soil type, crop and irrigation technique affect nitrogen leaching to groundwater
Soil type, crop and irrigation technique affect nitrogen leaching to groundwater
Soil type, crop and irrigation technique affect nitrogen leaching to g...

Best management practices are proposed as being more effective and economical than tracking and reporting regulations for reducing the N load to groundwater.

Chloride levels increase after 13 years of recycled water use in the Salinas Valley
Chloride levels increase after 13 years of recycled water use in the Salinas Valley
Chloride levels increase after 13 years of recycled water use in the S...

At half the test sites receiving recycled water since 1998, chloride levels exceeded the thresholds for chloride-sensitive crops such as strawberries.

Soil sampling protocol reliably estimates preplant NO<sub>3</sub><sup>−</sup> in SDI tomatoes
Soil sampling protocol reliably estimates preplant NO3 in SDI tomatoes
Soil sampling protocol reliably estimates preplant NO3...

Taking two or three cores in a few beds produces a reliable nutrient assessment that could avoid nitrogen surpluses and groundwater pollution.

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