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Runoff and subsurface drain response from mole and gravel mole drainage across episodic rainfall events
Shallow drainage techniques such as mole and gravel mole drainage are used in low permeability soils to siphon off infiltrating rainwater and mitigate the associated rise in watertable. Their purposeExpand
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The effects of treading by two breeds of dairy cow with different live weights on soil physical properties, poaching damage and herbage production on a poorly drained clay-loam soil
SUMMARY There is little empirical evidence to indicate that dairy cow live weight affects the extent of soil damage at the hoof-soil interface during grazing on poorly drained permanent grassland. InExpand
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Influence of artificial drainage system design on the nitrogen attenuation potential of gley soils: Evidence from hydrochemical and isotope studies under field-scale conditions.
In North Atlantic Europe intensive dairy farms have a low nitrogen (N) use efficiency, with high N surpluses often negatively affecting water quality. Low feed input systems on heavy textured soilsExpand
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Field soil and ditch sediment phosphorus dynamics from two artificially drained fields on poorly drained soils.
The installation of artificial drains alters soil permeability such that migrating water interacts with soil and sediment biogeochemistry to mobilise or attenuate phosphorus (P). Soil and ditchExpand
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Modeling Performance of a Tile Drainage System Incorporating Mole Drainage
Mole drain performance is known to vary temporally and spatially due to variations in soil properties, installation conditions, mole channel integrity, and weather patterns. In fine-textured,Expand
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Mixed Agricultural Pollutant Mitigation Using Woodchip/Pea Gravel and Woodchip/Zeolite Permeable Reactive Interceptors
Dairy soiled water (DSW) is water from concreted areas, hard stand areas and holding areas for livestock that has become contaminated by livestock faeces or urine, chemical fertilisers and parlourExpand
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Mole drain performance in a clay loam soil in Ireland
There is uncertainty regarding the suitability of some soils for mole drainage. Soils with questionable potential for the formation of stable mole channels generally have <45% clay and >20% sand, andExpand
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An integrated assessment of nitrogen source, transformation and fate within an intensive dairy system to inform management change
From an environmental perspective optimised dairy systems, which follow current regulations, still have low nitrogen (N) use efficiency, high N surplus (kg N ha-1) and enable ad-hoc delivery ofExpand
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Greenhouse gas emissions from temperate permanent grassland on clay-loam soil following the installation of artificial drainage
Abstract Shallow drainage (e.g. mole and gravel mole drainage installed at 0.55 m below soil surface) is used on pasture-based farms to reduce soil moisture, deepen water table depth and thusExpand
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Visual drainage assessment: A standardised visual soil assessment method for use in land drainage design in Ireland
Abstract The implementation of site-specific land drainage system designs is usually disregarded by landowners in favour of locally established ‘standard practice’ land drainage designs. This is dueExpand
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