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  1. Vol. 56 No. 6, p. 585-588
     
    Received: June 8, 1964


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doi:10.2134/agronj1964.00021962005600060020x

Effect of Depth of Water Table on Yield of Tall Fescue1

  1. R. E. Williamson and
  2. C. R. Willey2

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Synopsis

Without surface watering, tall fescue yielded approximately the same with water table depths of 9 and 17 inches. With 1 inch of surface water per week, the maximum yield was obtained with a 16-inch water table depth. The reduction in yield with the 8-inch water table depth was attributed to leaching nitrogen from the root zone. Aeration measurements in the root zone offer a means of extrapolating desired water table depths to other soil types.

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