Irrigation Figures

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Chapter 2 Figures

Figure 2.1. The composition of soil.      

Figure 2.2. The relative sizes of the three soil separates.

Figure 2.3. Textural triangle, used to determine soil texture.

Figure 2.4. Illustration of principle soil aggregates.

Figure 2.5. Illustration of basic data needed to determine soil bulk density.

Figure 2.6. Effects of traffic and tillage on bulk density.

Figure 2.7. Typical soil profile.

 Chapter 3 Figures

Figure 3.1.  Illustration of field capacity and permanent wilting point.

Figure 3.2.  Components of the soil water reservoir

Figure 3.3.  Capillary action is illustrated by how far water rises in tube of various diameters.