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Using Machine Learning for Prediction of Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity and Its Sensitivity to Soil Structural Perturbations

July 12, 2019 / publication

Using machine learning, high‐performance computing, and a large database of over 18,000 soils, we developed new PTFs to predict Ks.

UC soil physicists convene at NRI Project field in Five Points!

March 21, 2019 / news

Another visit to the NRI field site in Five Points.

On the role of soil water retention characteristic on aerobic microbial respiration

March 21, 2019 / publication

Soil water status is one of the most important environmental factors that control microbial activity and rate of soil organic matter (SOM) decomposition.

Hydraulic Redistribution by Native Sahelian Shrubs: Bioirrigation to Resist In-Season Drought

September 18, 2018 / publication

Hydraulic redistribution (HR) by woody vegetation has been proposed as a potential water source for crops in intercropped systems. The native woody shrub,