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Description of a soil pit in a Pinus radiata plantation

Author(s) Krzic M., Du Toit, B., Walji, K., Dyanatakar, S., Sider, M., Crowley, C.
Year of publication 2020
Description of a typical forest soil in the Southern Cape forest region of South Africa. The description includes detailed description of all soil horizons and parent material, emphasizing their key properties and their impacts on tree growth.
Type of Case
Video or audio
Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources
Temperate, Tropical
Forest Type
Planted forest
Primary Designated Function
Protection of soil and water