why do farmers fill their fields with water on cold winter nights?

Asked by smitha nair | 8th Nov, 2013, 09:05: PM

Expert Answer:

Due to severe cold when water freezes, its volume increases and can burst the capillaries in plants. Water in the field due to its very high specific heat capacity does not allow the water in capillaries to freeze.

Answered by  | 10th Nov, 2013, 11:41: AM

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