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  1. Vol. 39 No. 1, p. 156
    Received: Sept 11, 1974
    Accepted: Sept 30, 1974

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

  1. Bernard H. Byrnes2



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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