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Errors in repeated measurements of soil water content in pots using a ThetaProbe

Blanc L., Mc P. Dick J.. 2003. Soil Use and Management, 19 : p. 87-88.

The accuracy of a ThetaProbe (Delta-T Devices Ltd, UK) to obtain repeated measures of soil water content in pot plants was tested. This alternative to balance determinations led to a large underestimation of water content, varying from 12.2 to 21.8% of the total water content, depending on soil type. (Résumé d'auteur)

Mots-clés : contrôle de qualité; instrument de mesure; mesure; teneur en eau du sol

Thématique : Chimie et physique du sol

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