WHAT IS SOIL COMPACTION
By Glenn Hughes,2014-07-17 12:41
WHAT IS SOIL COMPACTION?
Soil compaction occurs when soil particles are pressed together, reducing pore space between
them (Figure 1). Heavily compacted soils contain few large pores and have a reduced rate of
both water infiltration and drainage from the compacted layer. This occurs because large pores
are the most effective in moving water through the soil when it is satu..