Akbar, Ghani and Raine, Steven and McHugh, Allen and Hamilton, Greg (2012) A soil management technique to enhance lateral infiltration (subbing) in permanent raised beds. In: ICID & Irrigation Australia 2012 Conference and Trade Show, 24-29 June 2012, Adelaide, Australia.
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Permanent raised beds (PRBs) are less susceptible to poor subbing in Australian Vertosol due to prolonged irrigation times and faster subbing in cracks. In contrast, subbing was very poor in sandy clay loam soil. This study revealed enhanced lateral subbing with blade ploughing. However, additional measures of irrigation optimisation for improved infiltration opportunity time and/or water depth in furrow can be beneficial in sandy clay loam soil.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Additional Information:||Deposited with blanket permission of Irrigation Australia Ltd.|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering|
|Date Deposited:||24 Aug 2012 03:40|
|Last Modified:||03 Jul 2013 01:14|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||subbing, blade ploughing, permanent raised beds, irrigation, optimisation|
|Fields of Research :||07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070101 Agricultural Land Management|
|Socio-Economic Objective:||D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960904 Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management|
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