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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Drainage: Inadequacy and Crop Response

Author
item Fausey, Norman

Submitted to: Encyclopedia of Water Science
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: November 26, 2001
Publication Date: October 25, 2003
Citation: FAUSEY, N.R. DRAINAGE: INADEQUACY AND CROP RESPONSE. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WATER SCIENCE. 2003. P. 132-134.

Technical Abstract: Yield reductions may occur as a result of excess water (or salt) on undrained or inadequately drained soils. These yield reductions may be due to factors related to trafficability or root zone aeration in the case of excess water, or inadequate leaching in the case of salt. Subsurface drainage is an effective management tool for minimizing these reductions.

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