An Ano soils

soil map units where An Ano soils is dominant

Soil properties

Property Value
Geographic distribution Ha'apai
Landscape position Organic rich sediments in swamps and depressions.
Soil parent material
Slope Flat
Surface outcrops
Brief soil profile description Not described
Soil profile texture
Minimum effective rooting depth <50 cm
Soil pH (acidity) Strongly acid
Salinity
Soil fertility under natural conditions Not analysed
Soil moisture regime
Susceptibility to drought
Soil drainage Very poorly drained
Susceptibility to waterlogging Poor natural drainage.
Susceptibility to flooding Frequently floods during wet summer months.

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