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Why will a well drained soil warm up more quickly than a poorly drained soil?

Plowboy says 2015-11-09 08:26:46 (CST)



Just as a W.A.G.---possibly because the air in the voids between the soil particles warms up faster than the water would in saturated soil?


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JerryHicks says 2015-11-10 06:31:34 (CST)



Water has a higher heat capacity than does air, and thus, absorbs heat which would otherwise warm the soil.


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