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FAO.S594.S466 2003
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TITLE: Optimizing soil moisture for plant production : the significance of soil porosity / by Francis Shaxson and Richard Barber.
AUTHOR: Shaxson, T. F.
SERIES: FAO soils bulletin, 0253-2050 ; 79
PUBLISHED: Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2003.
DESCRIPTION: xiii, 107 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. + 1 computer laser optical disc.
NOTES: Accompanying CD-ROM in back pocket contains the complete materials of this guide.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-107).
NOTES: This publication discusses the processes above, within and below the soil that enable water to move and crops to grow, and is intended to help land users make better use and take better care of these basic resources. Intended for extension staff and other technicians, as well as farmer leaders, it provides a solid basis for sound, sustainable soil moisture management. The document presents a guide for field workers with activities, exercises and discussion topics.
SUBJECT: Soil moisture.
SUBJECT: Plants--Effect of soil moisture on.
SUBJECT: Plant-soil relationships.
SUBJECT: Plant-water relationships.
ADDED ENTRY: Barber, Richard G.
ADDED ENTRY: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

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