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Table 1 Description of the soil water availability conditions of the treatments

From: Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) ecophysiological and morphological adaptations to drought and their consequence on biomass production and water-use efficiency

Treatment Number of trees Number of lysimeters Relative soil water availability Soil water content Soil matric potential Limits
(n) (n) (%) (Vol-%) (pF)
WA35 3 3 35 7 < −3.5 Wilting limit
WA70 3 3 70 14 2.5 Intermediate
WA100 3 3 100 20 > −2 Hydrostatic state