clayloam: Hydrometer readings for a clay loam

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Hydrometer readings for a clay loam


Data obtained with a 152H hydrometer in accordance with ASTM D422-63 (2007).


A data frame containing 7 rows and 4 columns with information on:

time: the measurement time in minutes
temperature: the temperature of the soil suspension
reading: the hydrometer reading at the bottom of the meniscus
blank: a blank value obtained in 5 g/L sodium hexametaphosphate solution (composite correction)


ASTM International


ASTM D422-63 (2007). Standard Test Method for Particle-Size Analysis of Soils. Technical standard. ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA. Available from

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