Soil water-physical properties of soil, Biology

Soil Water

Soil water relationship is very important. In the fist place the supply of large quantities of water is necessary to satisfy the evapo-transpiration requirements of growing plants. Furthermore, this water must be available when the plants need it and most of it must come from the soil. Second, water acts as a solvent, which together with the dissolved nutrients make up the soil solution.

Forms of Soil Water

  • Gravitational Water or Ground Water
  • Capillary Water
  • Hygroscopic Water
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