Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.71 FYFIELD (Fy) (513)

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: 1 typical argillic brown earths (unmottled)
Soil Series: light loamy material passing to sand or soft sandstone
Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0554a    FRILFORD Chromic Luvisols
0571c    MALLING Chromic Luvisols
0571d    FYFIELD 1 Chromic Luvisols
0571e    FYFIELD 2 Chromic Luvisols
0571f    FYFIELD 3 Chromic Luvisols
0571g    FYFIELD 4 Chromic Luvisols
0581g    STONE STREET Chromic Luvisols
0631d    SHIRRELL HEATH 2 Chromic Luvisols
0711j    KINGSTON Chromic Luvisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 14
Representative Profiles: 2
Auger Bores: 139

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