Oa Okoa soils (Oa)

soil map units where Oa Okoa soils (Oa) is dominant

Soil properties

Property Value
Geographic distribution Vava’u
Landscape position Low-lying ground, often old raised lagoon areas.
Soil parent material
Slope Flat
Surface outcrops
Brief soil profile description Deep peaty loam but not described in full.
Soil profile texture
Minimum effective rooting depth <75 cm
Soil pH (acidity) n.d.
Soil fertility under natural conditions n.d.
Soil moisture regime
Susceptibility to drought
Soil drainage Very poorly drained
Susceptibility to waterlogging Severe poor drainage
Susceptibility to flooding Floods periodically in wet season.

Partners and funders