Kōrero: Soils and regional land use

Use of pumice soils

Use of pumice soils

Pumice soils are used for exotic forest, mainly Pinus radiata, and pastoral farming. Recently, as a result of high prices for dairy products, large areas of forest have been cleared and the land converted to pasture for dairy farming.

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New Zealand Society of Soil Science

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Central and western North Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17095/use-of-pumice-soils (accessed 21 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008