lysimeter


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lysimeter

(laɪˈsɪmɪtə)
n
(Chemistry) an instrument for determining solubility, esp the amount of water-soluble matter in soil
[C20: from lysi- (variant of lyso-) + -meter]
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ly•sim•e•ter

(laɪˈsɪm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for determining the amount of water-soluble matter in soil.
[1875–80]
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The sowing was performed on 01 December 2015, whose soil material was initially placed in field capacity, placing five seeds per lysimeter at a depth of 2 cm, and equidistantly distributed.
Samples were also collected from each lysimeter location and at each depth, and were pooled.
Likewise, different micrometeorological methods have been used for the estimation of ET, such as Bowen Ratio (BR), Eddy Covariance (EC), Optical Scintillation (OS), and weighing lysimeter methods.
Key words:Mango water requirement, Crop Coefficient, Lysimeter, PenmanMontieth, Reference Evapotranspiration, Water costs, Net economic returns.
It measures the crop evapotranspiration rate (ETc) directly." Fletcher notes that previously the only way to measure the ETc directly had been by using a lysimeter, which was expensive and cumbersome.
compacted select foundry byproduct liner (a mixture of casting sand and dust), each overlain with 2-feet of foundry sand byproduct waste material and underlain with a lysimeter, a device that collects liquids released at the base of the test pad.
Huo et al [3] studied the effect of the groundwater level and irrigation amounts on the water use of wheat in a lysimeter experiment at the Hongmen experimental station located in the Henan Province, China.
Here, [C.sub.n] is the N concentration (TN, N[H.sub.4] +, and [N[O.sub.3].sup.-]]) from leaching water collected from lysimeter in the different rice growing stage, kg N [m.sup.-3]; [Q.sub.w] is the quantity of leaching water in the corresponding stage collected from lysimeter, [m.sup.3]-[ha.sup.-1]; and [Q.sub.n] is the quantity of N leaching loss, kg [ha.sup.-1].
Seeds of three sunflower genotypes (SF -187, S-287 and HYSUN-33) were sown in lysimeter and three salinity levels (control, 9 and 12 dS m-1) were developed by using NaCl salt.