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Synonyms for subsoil

the layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock


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"With the GLS and the drill I can help customers to rejuvenate grassland for a far lower cost, and without requiring a heavy, high-hp tractor - I pull the subsoiler easily with a 125hp Valtra 6850.
Finite element analysis of subsoiler cutting in non-homogeneous sandy loam soil.
Summary of benefits attributed to soil loosening in Australia Intervention technique Primary benefit Subsoiling Five commercial subsoilers differing shank, coulter, tine, and wing configurations.
Samples were harvested perpendicular to the irrigation tube or the path of subsoiling, with the middle of each sample centered over the irrigation tube or where the subsoiler had passed.
We load two tractors, a disc, a mower, a rototiller, a subsoiler, and various cultivation equipment onto a semi-truck for our agricultural journey to Watts.
Based on marginal analyses, option II (75 GR + subsoiler) appears most feasible for farmer's adoption.
* Subsoiling of the road bed with a "forest cultivator" or "wing-tipped subsoiler," a tractor-mounted device that breaks up compaction to a depth of 60 cm without inverting the soil profile.
figure By BRIAN OKINDA For good minimum tillage practices, one must involve new farm implements to prepare land, including a chisel plough or subsoiler and a crumbler roller.Fergus Robley, the managing director of Farm Machine Distributors (FMD), noted that the common practice of using disc ploughs to invert the soil normally results in unnecessary moisture loss.
Due to listening to what dealers, growers and sales staff were "really saying," Dan led the evolution of the Zone-Builder subsoiler, one of the first low-disturbance deep-tillage implements of its kind.
Farmers use a subsoiler to break it up and serious gardeners use double digging, where two spade depths are turned over separately, taking care not to mix subsoil with topsoil.
Other pieces in his Ferguson collection include a TO-20 jack stand, subsoiler, rake, milk can cart, rotary cultivator and spray tooth cultivator.
These methods involve the use of tillage or subsoiler equipment, which may not always be suitable for use in pastoral or forest soils if damage to the sward and trees is to be avoided.
Briefly, the conservation tillage system was a strip-tillage consisting of planting rye (Secale cereale L.) as a winter cover after cotton harvest, and planting cotton into a herbicide-terminated rye cover with an in-row subsoiler planter.