Kōrero: Soils and regional land use

Dannevirke soils

Dannevirke soils

These loess-derived soils are found on the moist terraces and rolling landscape of Manawatū and southern Hawke’s Bay They are free draining and, if managed well, can provide productive pasture or crops. In the Manawatū they are used for growing potatoes and barley.

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New Zealand Society of Soil Science
Reference: Les Molloy, Soils in the New Zealand landscape: the living mantle. Wellington: Mallinson Rendel, 1988, plate 6.8
Photograph by Quentin Christie

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Lower North Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17099/dannevirke-soils (accessed 6 August 2020)

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