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Sampling Soils in a Heterogeneous Research Plot

DOI :

10.3791/58519-v

7:11 min

January 7th, 2019

January 7th, 2019

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1Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Tennessee State University

The traditional soil-sampling procedure determines the number of soil samples arbitrarily. Here, we provide a simple yet efficient clustered soil-sampling design to demonstrate soil spatial heterogeneity and quantitatively determine the number of soil samples required and the associated sampling accuracy.

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Soil Sampling

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