Soil-terrain modeling for site-specific agricultural management

J. C. Bell, C. A. Butler, J. A. Thompson

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Topographic variables derived from a 10 m DEM can explain 51% of the variability in A-horizon depth and 44% of the variability in depth to carbonates for a hillslope in western Minnesota. Spatial patterns of A-horizon depth and depth-to-carbonates can be mapped using statistical relationships with terrain variables. Soil-terrain modelling techniques may be a cost-effective means of mapping soil variability and defining common management areas for site specific agricultural management for certain landscapes. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-227
Number of pages19
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

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