Lh Lahe soils

soil map units where Lh Lahe soils is dominant

Soil properties

Property Value
Geographic distribution Ha’apai
Landscape position Calcareous tuffs on mid slopes of the hill area on Mango Island.
Soil parent material
Slope Rolling slopes (<12°)
Surface outcrops
Brief soil profile description 0-12 cm Very dark brown friable to firm plastic clay loam with calcareous tuff fragments; 12-38 cm On weakly weathered regolith;on Hard calcareous tuffs.
Soil profile texture
Minimum effective rooting depth <50 cm (lithic contact)
Soil pH (acidity) Slightly alkaline
Salinity
Soil fertility under natural conditions Not analysed
Soil moisture regime
Susceptibility to drought
Soil drainage Well drained
Susceptibility to waterlogging
Susceptibility to flooding

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