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Relation between Apple Root Distribution and Soil Water Extraction in Different Irrigation Regimes

  • I. Levin
  • B. Bravdo
  • R. Assaf
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 4)

Abstract

The distribution of roots in soil is a dynamic process controlled by factors such as aeration, moisture content and availability of nutrients (Kramer, 1969). Apple trees, which are characterized by a large crown and are expected to support heavy crops, require an adequate, well-distributed root system, in order to supply water and nutrients for growth and yields (Gardner et al., 1952).

Keywords

Water Extraction Apple Tree Root Distribution Irrigation Treatment Fruit Size 
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  • I. Levin
  • B. Bravdo
  • R. Assaf

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