African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6863

Full Length Research Paper

Construction and assessment of a hydraulic weighing lysimeter

Jeremias Caetano da Silva,
  • Jeremias Caetano da Silva,
  • Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
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Tonny José Araújo da Silva
  • Tonny José Araújo da Silva
  • Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
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Edna Maria Bonfim-Silva
  • Edna Maria Bonfim-Silva
  • Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
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Thiago Franco Duarte
  • Thiago Franco Duarte
  • Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
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Adriano Bicioni Pacheco
  • Adriano Bicioni Pacheco
  • Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
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  •  Received: 11 December 2015
  •  Accepted: 17 February 2016
  •  Published: 17 March 2016

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