Long-Term Porosity of Strip-Till vs. Conventional Till

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Published May 19, 2006 | By admin


Three Year (2004-2006) Comparison Study


A very important measure of soil quality is porosity, which is an indicator of water’s ability to infiltrate and move downward into soil.


We have used a modified version of USDA-Soil Survey methods of counting pores with a 10X hand lens to count pores over a 10cm x 10cm area = 1 decimeter.


These minature sized pores hold water and gases such as: oxygen and carbon dioxide for root uptake.


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