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field capacity

n.
The maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold.
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Noun1.field capacity - the maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold
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Soil water content levels lower than 70% of field capacity (the maximum amount of water the soil can hold) is sufficient to cause yield loss, da Silva said.
In addition, he explained that the combined well field capacity had a potential to produce 2 700 cubic litres per day, and that pressure availability varied across the village with some areas receiving little water while others receive no water at all.
On November 12, the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe started a new project, Patrol Field Capacity Building of the Tajik Border Troops through Promotion of Regional Cooperation,news.tjreports.
The soil moisture contents tested were 40, 60, 80, and 100% of field capacity (FC), corresponding to 0.1526, 0.2287, 0.3001, and 0.3812 [cm.sup.3] of water per [cm.sup.3] of soil, respectively.
However, moisture levels remain high, especially in parts of southern Illinois, where levels are above field capacity.
This approach describes the soil water content between field capacity (FC) and permanent wilting point (PWP) as totally and equally available for plants.
At both sites, December rainfall abruptly increased available soil water in the root zone to field capacity, followed by a short dry-out period in January.
Organic fertilisers are vital for soil structure, hydraulic conductivity, field capacity, and non-toxic food.
The water content at the wilting point (WP) and field capacity (FC) were 14% and 29%, respectively.
The field capacity of six row manually operated paddy transplanter was found to be 0.38 ha day-1 while for transplanting by hand it was found to be 0.04 ha day-1.
They [19] also studied the buckling suppressing effect of different restraint measures, which showed that the local buckling deformation of the bolted steel plates can be restricted by employing longitudinal stiffeners and narrower anchor bolts spacing, and the structural field capacity could also be improved.
Keywords: Rhodes Grass, Fuel Consumption, Effective Field Capacity, Tractor, Mower Machine, Racking Machine, Big Baler, Agriculture.