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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Point Assessment of Restrictive Layer Model

Location: Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research

Project Number: 8070-13000-012-36
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 28, 2014
End Date: Dec 31, 2014

Objective:
To determine presence or absence of restrictive layer(s) and depth to upper layer where present.

Approach:
Conduct soil morphological analyses of up to 180 cores to include pedon descriptions with attention to the presence or absence of restrictive layers, classification according to the Keys to Soil Taxonomy, and sample collection for bulk density and bulk soil samples for additional analyses.

Last Modified: 10/20/2014
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