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Title: Soil suitability for hardwoods in Coastal Plains

Author: Broadfoot, W. M.; McKnight, J. S.;

Date: 1962

Source: Mississippi Farm Research 25(2):6

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The Coastal Plain soil area occupies the major portion of Mississippi east of the Delta and Loess areas. In general, the soils are sandy, acid, and lacking in natural fertility, but on the alluvial soils moisture and drainage relations appear sufficient to support good growth of some tree species.

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Broadfoot, W. M.; McKnight, J. S. 1962. Soil suitability for hardwoods in Coastal Plains. Mississippi Farm Research 25(2):6.


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