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An Analytical Solution to Solute Transport Near Root Surfaces for Low Initial Concentration: II. Applications1


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  1. Vol. 43 No. 6, p. 1090-1095
    Received: Dec 20, 1978
    Accepted: Aug 14, 1979

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  1. John H. Cushman2



Examples are presented to illustrate the affects of changing the outer radius (r1), and the ratio of root absorbing power to inward flux of water (k/vo) on nondimensional concentration as a function of nondimensional time and distance. The examples presented are based on the analytical solution to two flow situations (see Part I). A method is also presented to show how simple solutions can be constructed for the flow problem involving only trigonometric functions.

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