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soil water regimes
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The presence or absence either of ground water or of plant available water (i.e., water held at a tension of less than 1500 kPa) in the soil or in specific horizons during periods of the year. A generally accepted classification of soil moisture regimes from wet to dry includes aquic, udic, ustic, aridic, and xeric.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/11565.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/11565
Used For
soil moisture regimes
Broader Term
soil physics
Narrower Term
aquic regimes
aridic regimes
drained conditions
flooded conditions
irrigated conditions
poorly drained soils
saturated conditions
udic regimes
unsaturated conditions
ustic regimes
wet-dry cycles
xeric regimes
Related Term
dry environmental conditions
plant available water
soil water
wet environmental conditions
Spanish
regímenes hídricos del suelo
Term Number
11565