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Soil dry bulk density


(g/cm3 or Mg/m3) The mass of dry soil per unit volume, including the air space. The bulk volume is determined before drying to constant weight at 105°C. [Source = The Nature and Properties of Soils 12th Edition, Nyle C. Brady & Ray R. Weil]

Preferred Units: grams of dry soil per cubic centimetre

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