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Garden with Insight v1.0 Help: Browser pictures side with soil - plant roots

When a soil patch or soil type is selected in the browser, the pictures side of the browser is showing, and the display mode of roots is selected, the browser displays a soil profile (a simulated vertical section of the soil patch through the soil layers) of the total plant roots of each soil layer as an absolute mass per unit of soil depth.

The browser pictures side showing the plant roots in a soil patch

To show or hide the distinctions between soil layers, click the layers gif/00000152.gif button. To show the values as continuous lines, click the line graph gif/00000150.gif button; to show the values as bars for each layer, click the bar graph gif/00000151.gif button. To rescale the values to use the entire display, click the rescale gif/00000153.gif button.

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