Where Is Your Soil Water? Crop Yield Has the Answer

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 - 10:29 in Earth & Climate

Crop yield is highly dependent on soil plant-available water, the portion of soil water that can be taken up by plant roots. Research published in the May-June issue of Agronomy Journal showed that measured plant-available water capacity correlated with corn yield better in dry years than in normal or wet years.

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