Accuracy of soil moisture readings with unsealed access tubes
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Published by Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English


  • Soil moisture -- Measurement -- Instruments

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StatementArnett C. Mace, Jr.
SeriesResearch note RM -- 61.
ContributionsRocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ;
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Open LibraryOL17619746M

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