Fu Fulivai soils

soil map units where Fu Fulivai soils is dominant

Soil properties

Property Value
Geographic distribution Vava'u
Landscape position Ash-mantled raised coral terrace.
Soil parent material
Slope Flat to gently undulating (0-5°)
Surface outcrops
Brief soil profile description 0-28 cm Dark brown friable clay loam;28-80 cm Strong brown and yellowish red firm clay; Mn concretions;on Yellowish red firm clay.
Soil profile texture
Minimum effective rooting depth 100 cm
Soil pH (acidity) Slightly acid
Salinity
Soil fertility under natural conditions Organic carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) medium and very low in subsoil; phosphorus (P) very low; Base saturation (%), calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg) and potassium (K)very high in topsoil; reserve potassium (K) low.
Soil moisture regime
Susceptibility to drought
Soil drainage Well drained
Susceptibility to waterlogging
Susceptibility to flooding

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