Fowler came up with the idea of hooking a long rope strung with a series of round baked clay tiles behind the mole plug, forming a pipe drain that was much more durable than a regular mole drain
Also, as the results show that a large proportion of the acidity and oxidation products is coming from only a small portion of the canefield, the strategic application of lime to canefield headlands, field drain banks, and their mole drain exit points would be effective in targeting the highest areas of acidity release, compared with the general application of lime across an entire canefield.
The major and minor field drains are required for the discharge of mole drains (Rittie 2000) and the storage of runoff.
Although the soil at the site was well drained, we observed a mole drain
pulled above the firm subsoil layer.
Punchestown has been forced to cancel the Irpounds 20,000 Kevin McManus Cup Cross Country Chase on Sunday week because parts of the course are still not raceable after the mole drain
work in the summer.
In a mole- and pipe-drained soil with impermeable subsoil, the input is at the soil surface and the output is at mole drain
depth, which is the calibration depth for the pdf.
were installed at 2-m intervals and at a depth of 0.
Part of the reason for the schooling morning was to test the state of the track, which has not held a race meeting since October 9 after mole drains
Punchestown's problems began at the meeting on October 9 when mole drains
on parts of the course collapsed, causing the card to be abandoned after the first race.
It was discovered that the soil above the mole drains
installed in the summer had not knitted properly.
RACING at Punchestown yesterday was abandoned after the first race in the interests of safety after mole drains
on the track collapsed following heavy rain on Sunday night and yesterday morning.