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Changes in Fiber-Glass Soil Moisture-Electrical Resistance Elements in Long-Term Installations1


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  1. Vol. 29 No. 2, p. 229-231
    Received: Oct 22, 1964
    Accepted: Dec 4, 1964

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  1. C. B. England
  1. Department of Soil Science, North Carolina State of the University of North Carolina, Raleigh, N. C.



The entrance of soil constituents into the interelectrode material of Colman soil moisture units causes changes in calibrated moisture-resistance relations. The degree and abruptness of change is related to depth of placement in the soil. Regular field calibration checks must be performed in order to correct for these changes.

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