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Volume 2, issue 2
SOIL, 2, 211–220, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-211-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
SOIL, 2, 211–220, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-211-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Original research article 19 May 2016

Original research article | 19 May 2016

Synchrotron microtomographic quantification of geometrical soil pore characteristics affected by compaction

Ranjith P. Udawatta et al.
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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (24 Apr 2016) by Johan Six(Executive Editor)
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Soil compaction degrades soil structure and affects water, heat, and gas exchange as well as root penetration and crop production. The objective of this study was to use X-ray computed microtomography (CMT) techniques to compare differences in geometrical soil pore parameters as influenced by compaction of two different aggregate size classes.
Soil compaction degrades soil structure and affects water, heat, and gas exchange as well as...
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