Seeking clues to watertight cropping

Bennett, Bryony
July 1998
Ecos;Jul-Sep98, Issue 96, p22
Blog Entry
Focuses on the technique used by soil physicist, Dr. Hamish Cresswell, and a team of scientists, to research drainage in Australia. Reference to the Agricultural Production Systems Simulator (APSIM) which is used to record the amount of water in drains; Information on APSIM; Comments from Cresswell.


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