Land Resources

Soil Quality Data

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DATA FILES

DESCRIPTION

MAPS

Nutrient availability

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sq2.asc

Nutrient retention capacity

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sq3.asc

Rooting conditions

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sq4.asc

Oxygen availability to roots

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sq5.asc

Excess salts.

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sq6.asc

Toxicity

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sq7.asc

Workability (constraining field management)

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Data Citation
Fischer, G., F. Nachtergaele, S. Prieler, H.T. van Velthuizen, L. Verelst, D. Wiberg, 2008. Global Agro-ecological Zones Assessment for Agriculture (GAEZ 2008). IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria and FAO, Rome, Italy.

Data format Information

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