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  1. Vol. 39 No. 1, p. 156
     
    Received: Sept 11, 1974
    Published: Jan, 1975


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doi:10.2136/sssaj1975.03615995003900010042x

A Hydraulically Driven Soil Auger for Sampling Fine-Textured and Wet Soils1

  1. Bernard H. Byrnes2

Abstract

Abstract

A core-type bucket auger was modified to fit the drive bar of a hydraulic soil probe with a rotor head. This auger satisfactorily samples claypan, fine-textured and moderately fine-textured soils in a wet condition. The auger system can readily be used alternately with tube core samplers.

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