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Transpiration by trees on land with shallow water-tables: a survey of the literature suggests that transpiration is affected by soil texture

Barrett-Lennard, E.G., Speijers, J., Morris, J. and Marcar, N. (1998) Transpiration by trees on land with shallow water-tables: a survey of the literature suggests that transpiration is affected by soil texture. In: Smettem, K.R.J., (ed.) Deep drainage and nitrate losses under native vegetation and agricultural systems in the mediterranean climate region of Australia. Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation, pp. 6-11.

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Abstract

This chapter surveys the literature relating site conditions to wateruse by stands of trees growing above shallow watertables. Analysis of the data suggests that transpiration by stands of trees is affected by Epan, depth of the watertable, planting density and soil texture.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation
Copyright: © 1998 LWRRDC
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/45346
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