ABSTRACT.
THE INVESTIGATION TENSIOMETERS

Celerino Quezada L.1
 

The description, instalation and usage of the investigation tensiometers is presented so as the calculation method matric suction and head hydraulic from the manometer readings.
Such tensiometers permit to determine the drainage component or the rate of capillary rise in water balance research under unsaturated conditions.

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1Ing. Agr., M. S., Universidad de Chile, Casilla 933, Osorno, Chile.