- ; field moisture capacitySee specific retention.
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Field capacity — is the amount of soil moisture or water content held in soil after excess water has drained away and the rate of downward movement has materially decreased, which usually takes place within 2–3 days after a rain or irrigation in pervious soils of … Wikipedia
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