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Table 1 Physical and chemical properties analysis of the experimental soil (0–45 cm soil depth)

From: Effect of different soil moisture regimes on plant growth and water use efficiency of Sunflower: experimental study and modeling

Properties Adopted method Value References
Texture class Hydrometer method Silt clay loam George (1962)
Dry bulk density Core method 1.10 g cm−3 Mclntyre and Loveday (1997)
Soil porosity Core method 46%  
Field capacity Core method 37% Veihmeyer and Hendrickson (1931)
Infiltration rate Double-ring infiltrometer 7.95 mm h−1 Bouwer (1986)