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Table 1 Change in volumetric soil water content (mm) in six red Kandasol monoliths as estimated for each soil layer using a 0.3 m unbalanced, mid-mounted TDR in response to a simulated rainfall event of 49.6 mm

From: Rhizo-lysimetry: facilities for the simultaneous study of root behaviour and resource use by agricultural crop and pasture systems

Horizon depth (m) Core number
  1 2 3 4 5 6 Mean
  mm mm mm mm mm mm mm
0 – 0.3 15 11.5 10.2 11.7 16.2 11.1 12.6
0.3 – 0.5 5.6 6.2 5.6 5.4 4.4 5.6 5.5
0.5 – 0.75 6 8 7.8 6. 8.3 8.8 7.5
0.75 – 1.15 8.4 22 13.6 16.4 15.2 16.4 15.3
1.15 – 1.35 2.8 7.4 10 5.6 13 6.2 7.5
1.35 – 1.75 0.4 1.5 1.6 0.4 -1.6 0.4 -0.6
1.75 – 2.25 9 4.5 1 1 2 3 3.4
Total 47.2 58.1 46.7 46.5 57.5 51.5 51.3