soil - Knowledgebase Question

Stanton, CA (Zone 10)
Question by perez2468
April 17, 2007
Regarding irrigation, is deep percolation good or bad?

Answer from NGA
April 17, 2007


Deep percolation is good. When soil is saturated enough to drive the water down deep into the earth, plant roots remain well hydrated and the water does not evaporate but travels down into the water table to be used again.

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