Soil-Root Relationships of Certain Native Grasses in Various Soil Types

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Weaver, J. E.; Darland, R. W.
Plant Sciences
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Table of Contents: Introduction MethodsSelecting The Site Preparing The Trench Marking Out The Monolith Examination Of Soil Preparing And Washing Away Of The Soil Preparing The Roots For Photographing And Quantitative Study Photographing And Sectioning The Root System Examples Of Root Distribution In Different Types Op Sol Kentucky Bluegrass Blue Grama Big Bluestem Root Distribution In Soils With Claypans Western Wheat Grass In Crete Silty Clay Loam Western Wheat Grass In Butler Silt Loam Root Development In Adjacent Soil Western Wheat Grass In Scott Silty Clay Loam Western Wheat Grass In Rendzina Soil Root Distribution In Mellow Loess Soils Blue Grama In Hastings Silt Loam Blue Grama In Colby Silt Loam Buffalo Grass In Holdrege Silt Loam Buffalo Grass In Wabash Silt Loam Buffalo Grass In Sherman Silt Loam Various Species In Azonal Soil Of The LoessBlue Grama Buffalo Grass Sand Dropseed Western Wheat Grass Purple Three-Awn Amount Of Roots In Each Foot Of Soil Big Bluestem Little Bluestem Switchgrass Side-Oats Grama Kentucky Bluegrass Western Wheat Grass Blue Grama Buffalo Grass Percentage Of Roots In Each Major Soil Horizon Discussion SummaryLiterature Cited