Kōrero: Soils

Semi-arid soil (2 o 2)

Semi-arid soil

Most Semi-arid soils are free-draining but receive insufficient rainfall to remove soluble salts. These may build up in the subsoil as white deposits unless flushed out by irrigation water. Such soils are chemically fertile, although only moist enough for plant growth for a short time each year.

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Landcare Research – Manaaki Whenua

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Hewitt, 'Soils - The most extensive soils', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12310/semi-arid-soil (accessed 18 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Allan Hewitt, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007