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Soil water balance

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Soil water balance, like a financial statement of income and expenditure, is an account of all quantities of water added, removed or stored in a given volume of soil during a given period of time. The soil water balance equation thus helps in making estimates of parameters, which influence the amount of soil water. (

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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Soil hydraulic properties
Water balance
Soil water content
Soil water deficit
Soil water retention
Soil water constants
Soil water potential
Soil water regimes
Waterlogged soils

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