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Name: Mike
Status: other
Grade: other
Location: MT
Country: N/A
Date: 7/28/2005


Question:
How much water can a mature cottonwood tree drink or use per day?

Data:

10 year old cottonwood, 35 feet high, July 15th, 95 degrees, relative humidity 33%, 7 mile an hour wind out of the west, southwest 2:15 in the afternoon no clouds, unlimited supply of water available.


Replies:
Perhaps helpful:

http://ag.arizona.edu/AZWATER/publications/sustainability/report_html/
chap5_11.html http://www.tucson.ars.ag.gov/salsa/research/research_1997/
AMS_Posters/water_source/water_source.html

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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