field moisture capacity

noun

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  • normal moisture capacity — noun : field capacity …   Useful english dictionary

  • field capacity —    ; field moisture capacity    See specific retention …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • field capacity — noun the maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold • Hypernyms: ↑volume unit, ↑capacity unit, ↑capacity measure, ↑cubage unit, ↑cubic measure, ↑cubic content unit, ↑displacement unit, ↑cubature un …   Useful english dictionary

  • Field capacity — is the amount of soil moisture or water content held in soil after excess water has drained away and the rate of downward movement has materially decreased, which usually takes place within 2–3 days after a rain or irrigation in pervious soils of …   Wikipedia

  • Moisture equivalent — is proposed by Lyman Briggs and McLane (1910) as a measure of field capacity for fine textured soil materials. Moisture equivalent is defined as the percentage of water which a soil can retain in opposition to a centrifugal force 1000 times that… …   Wikipedia

  • capacity, field —    , field carrying; capillary.    Soil moisture retained by capillarity and not removable by gravity drainage [16].    Synonym: specific retention …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • moisture deficiency —    The quantity of water required to restore moisture to field capacity in a desiccated soil [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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