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The objective of this study was to determine the oxygen diffusion rate (ODR)—soil moisture relationship for three sieved, root-free soils to determine if there are basic ODR-soil characteristic differences that might influence data at different soil water contents in the presence of plant roots. Advanced knowledge of ODR-soil moisture relationships would also help scientists to evaluate the effect of variation in the water table on plant growth.
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Bornstein, J., W.E. Hedstrom, and F.R. Scott. 1980. Oxygen diffusion rate relationships under three soil conditions. Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 98.