Detailed Soil Survey Report No. D21, August 1980

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1980
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Ministry of Agriculture
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This report is an inventory of the soil conditions of the I.C.I.P.E. fa.rm, Mbita Point. A total of approximately 11.4ha (27.2 acres) were surveyed. Two main landforms (uplands and lacustrine plains) and associated soils (ten mapping units) established in the farm are indicated on the accompanying soil map (appendix 2) at scale 1:2,500. Chapter 1 is the introduction to the Report .1hile chapter 2 discusses the environmental conditions of the survey area. In chapter 3 the survey methods used are outlined while in chapter 4 the soils are described in detail giving the range of characteristics of the various mapping units and soil fertility aspects c' Conclusions and reoolJlll8ndations are to be found in chapter 5. Representative profile descriptions with analytical data are given in appendix: 1.
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