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Fig. 3 | Plant Methods

Fig. 3

From: Construction of a large-scale semi-field facility to study genotypic differences in deep root growth and resources acquisition

Fig. 3

Installation of the subsurface irrigation compartments and MR tubes. a Irrigation tube lined with wicking material supported by a steel frame skeleton. Lower driplines placed within the tube. b Irrigation tube fixed by stone fill with upper dripline installed before soil backfilling. c Overview of subsurface irrigation compartments during installation. d Installation of MR tubes after soil backfilling. e Schematic drawing of the subsurface irrigation compartments

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