Effect of Surface Applied Pressure by Vehicles Fitted with Pneumatic Tyres on Properties of a Virgin Soil

  • VAN ANTWERPEN
  • Published 2008

Abstract

Soil compaction is often studied by comparing virgin sites to commercial fields with a longterm cultivation history. The establishment of a new research farm in a virgin area of the Mpumalanga province in South Africa provided an opportunity to induce compaction to quantify the buffer capacity of a virgin soil against degradation of its soil physical… (More)

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