Soil Productivity Indices and Soil Properties of Some Major Soil Series of the Missouri Ozarks
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Department of Agronomy
This publication provides information and tables for estimating the potential productivity of several soils in the Ozarks. The system, designed by three soils scientists, is based on a productivity index (PI). It uses three properties — the potential available water capacity, bulk density and soil acidity (pH) — to determine the PI. Each of the 11 major Ozarks soil series is outlined in this publication.
- Land use
- Soil fertility
- Soil properties
EC955, reviewed October 1993