Interaction between contrasting rice genotypes and soil physical conditions induced by hydraulic stresses typical of alternate wetting and drying irrigation of soil

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Fang, Huan.; Zhou, Hu.; Norton, Gareth J..; Price, Adam H..; Raffan, Annette C..; Mooney, Sacha J..; Peng, Xinhua.; Hallett, Paul D..;
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Subject: Rice roots | Genotype | Macropores | Mechanical impedance | Soil structure | X-ray CT

Background and aims:Alternate wetting and drying (AWD) saves water in paddy rice production but could influence soil physical conditions and root growth. This study investigated the interaction between contrasting rice genotypes, soil structure and mechanical impedance ... View more
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