- , field-carrying; capillary.Soil moisture retained by capillarity and not removable by gravity drainage .Synonym: specific retention.
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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