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SERIES Agronomy

Soil Series (Soil Types) Agronomical Information

SOILSERIES Agronomy is tabular data that can be used in conjunction with any of the NATMAP products, excepting NATMAP soilscapes.

SOILSERIES agronomy provides extensive data for use by agronomists, naturalists and others on the moisture release and agronomy of each soil. It will help with broad scale crop planning.

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SOILSERIES Agronomy data and description

The table below describes the various properties within this data product. Each table contains the information outlined below.

Property Example from data Description
     
SERIES 4 Soil series code
SERIES_NAME ADVENTURERS' Soil series name
AP_GRASS 250 Available water (AP) in the profile for grass (mm); water available between suctions 50 and 1500 kPa, according to the crop model specified in Hall et al. (1977, 61-68) and Thomasson (1979).
AP_CEREAL 265 Available water (AP) in the profile for cereals (mm); water available between suctions 50 and 1500 kPa, Hall et al. (1977, 15, 27-69), Thomasson (1979)
AP_SB 330 Available water (AP) in the profile for sugar beet (mm); water available between suctions 50 and 1500 kPa, according to the crop model specified in Hall et al. (1977, 61-68) and Thomasson (1979)
AP_POT 200 Available water (AP) in the profile for potatoes (mm); water available between suctions 50 and 1500 kPa, according to the crop model specified in Hall et al. (1977, 61-68) and Thomasson (1979)
AWC 280 Available water to 1m for a specific soil type, water available between suctions 50 and 1500 kPa, Hall et al. (1977, 15, 19-20, 27-70)
DROCK 999 Depth (cm) to rock
PEATYTOP N Indicates a peaty topsoil Y/N. Space is unclassified, Clayden and Hollis (1984, 9-15)
TOPSOIL_CALC Y Indicates the presence of a calcareous topsoil
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