Leaching Requirements in Irrigation

by R.A. Hill,


Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 1, Pg. 1-6


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Purpose of leaching is to remove accumulated salts in soil to maintain salt balance within root zone of irrigated land, and is to provide equivalent service which means control of salinity; required quantity of water for leaching is usually expressed as percentage of volume of water applied to surface of land, but depends on function to be performed and also on salinity of applied waters.

Subject Headings: Salt water | Leaching | Soil water | Vegetation | Surface water | Water surface | Surface irrigation

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