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Subsurface Water Retention for Sandy Soils

IntroductionCompetition for limited water supplies necessary for the production of crops on sandy soils is becoming more intense in the US and globally, particularly with the increasing need for biomass produced as renewable energy sources. Subsurface water retention technologies (SWRT) are designed to increase water use efficiencies by as much as 20...
Published: 5/16/2011   |   Inventor(s): Alvin Smucker
Keywords(s): Drought, Irrigation, Water Retention Category(s): Agriculture, Environment