Soil potentials: an evaluation of a rating method in Zimbabwe

Michael Stocking

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Uses the Soil Potential Ratings (SPR) that were devised by the US Dept of Agriculture to help determine the relative suitability of soils for a given use on an area of Zimbabwe for commercial maize farming. Provides a rating of soil types according to standard yields and the cost and difficulty of obtaining those yields.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherDevelopment Studies Discussion Papers - University of East Anglia
Number of pages37
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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