Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.72 BURSLEDON (Bz) (156)

Major soil group: 05 brown soils With dominantly brownish or reddish subsoils and no prominent mottling or greyish colours (gleying) above 40 cm depth. They are developed mainly on permeable materials at elevations below about 300 m.0.D. Most are in agricultural use.
Soil Group: 7 argillic brown earths Loamy or clayey with an ordinary clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 2 stagnogleyic argillic brown earths (faintly mottled with slowly permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy material passing to loam (or soft sandstone, shale or siltstone)
Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0571c    MALLING Endostagnic Luvisols
0571d    FYFIELD 1 Endostagnic Luvisols
0571g    FYFIELD 4 Endostagnic Luvisols
0571y    HAMBLE 1 Endostagnic Luvisols
0572j    Bursledon Endostagnic Luvisols
0711g    WICKHAM 3 Endostagnic Luvisols
0711j    KINGSTON Endostagnic Luvisols
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 9
Representative Profiles: 2
Auger Bores: 469

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