Comparison of Materials for Reducing Evaporation of Soil Moisture in Water Efficiency Studies1
- A. K. Dobrenz,
- D. F. Cole and
- R. J. Joy2
Coarse styrofoam was a non-toxic, permeable, lightweight material which reduced evaporation from the soil surface by 78% compared with bare soil. This material is easy to apply and allows for uniform evaporation under controlled environmental conditions which have high temperatures and low humidity.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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