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maximum allowable depletion
The maximum level of depletion to which the soil can dry without causing water deficit stress in a crop that has a fully expanded root zone. Notionally, the sum of the readily available water in each soil horizon within the plant root zone with an allowance made for the soil water extraction pattern of the crop.
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