acts as an important connection between the atmospheric water, surface water and groundwater components of the water cycle.
The soil water
matric potential ([[phi].sub.m], kPa) was determined by a digital punction tensiometer and tension reader.
Compared with FP, the RTP increased leaf relative water content, soil water
content, soil water
storage, WUE, and yield by 1.9%, 2.8%, 2.0%, 3.8%, and 7.1%, respectively.
A board meeting of KWSB with Minister Local Government Department (LGD) Sindh in chair has been informed that these 200 illegal including 42 sub soil water
hydrants have been involved in the water business for long without any checks.
However, even though the soil layer on the Plateau is very thick, its weak structure and/or coarse texture often leads to a low soil water
[h.sub.op] is optimal soil water
suction (m) for crop's growth.
Infiltration and soil water
movement play a key element in surface runoff, groundwater recharge, evapotranspiration, soil erosion, and transport of chemicals in surface and subsurface waters .
This will include the use of the soil water
characteristic curve and the hydraulic conductivity function in determining engineering properties of various types of soil.
Various studies have been conducted to determine the minimum value that the soil water
potential may reach in order not to cause reduction in bell pepper yield.
Dr Hayder Abdelrahman, from the SQU, opined that superabsorbent polymers and hydrogels are potential materials used in agricultural and horticultural applications for improving soil water
holding capacities and hence indicate saving of water.