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Table 5 Characteristic parameters of soil aggregates under different initial water contents

From: Effect of drying–wetting cycles on aggregate breakdown for yellow–brown earths in karst areas

Initial water content w/% WSA5 / % WSA0.25 / % SR5 / % SR0.25 / % MWD / mm GMD / mm
5.08 0.00 8.23 100.00 90.30 0.174 0.140
14.51 0.46 31.80 98.39 61.68 0.382 0.184
24.73 1.23 55.32 95.69 30.12 0.791 0.346
29.68 1.90 64.33 93.32 22.18 0.913 0.428
37.52 3.07 71.44 90.87 15.82 0.985 0.513