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Preserving water through irrigation


Plants are a very important part of life in the soil and soil is essential for the majority of plants.

Plants impact on soils in a wide variety of ways. One of the most important is by using water stored in soil. Given we get so much of food from soil, this is really important for sustainable agriculture.

In this short video Dr Antje Fiebig, a former Lancaster University PhD student, describes her research on plants and preserving water through irrigation.

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Soil Science: Exploring the World Beneath our Feet

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