mole drain


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mole drain

n
(Agriculture) an underground cylindrical drainage channel cut by a special plough to drain heavy agricultural soil
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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.
Our results indicate that when considering the rapid transmission of microbes to ground or surface waters, the nature of the soil hydraulics should be considered as well as the conventional theory of direct entry via the slot of a mole drain.
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.
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 collapsed.
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.