Influence of Grass Vegetation on Water Intake of Pullman Silty Clay Loam
Pullman Silty Clay Loam
Texas Technological College Research Farm
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CitationDee, R. F., Box, T. W., & Robertson, E. (1966). Influence of grass vegetation on water intake of Pullman silty clay loam. Journal of Range Management, 19(2), 77-79.
PublisherSociety for Range Management
JournalJournal of Range Management
AbstractWater infiltration rates varied under different plant communities. The soil under blue grama absorbed 8.4 inches of water in a 2-hour period compared with 5.6 inches for windmill grass, 3.8 inches for annual weeds and 2.1 inches for buffalograss. High positive correlations existed between water intake and the amount of standing vegetation, litter, and litter and vegetation combined.