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FIELD CAPACITY

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French Equivalent: Capacité au champ

Definition:
Field capacity refers to the amount of water held in a soil after gravitational water has drained away.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 11, 2001