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Combined papers Jandowae 2003

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Soil coring reveals to the farmer a fuller picture of the plant's exploration of its soil environment, a useful tool in crop management... Whilst measurement of parameters such as salt and sodicity, and knowing the physical condition of the soil, provide a guide to potential soil constraints, it is the plant that integrates all of the conditions it encounters and responds ... The shallow nutrients are regularly detected in the soil analyses of the standard (0-10cm) soil sample, but are often not available for plant uptake for long periods during the growing season...
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