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Nutrient properties of five West Virginia forest soilsAuthor(s): L. R. Auchmoody
Source: Research Note NE-145. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionNutrient levels in five well-drained forest soils of the northern mountain section of West Virginia were generally associated with the type of parent rocks from which the soils had formed. But in some instances, different rock types yielded soils of similar nutrient composition. Soils formed from limestone and calcareous shale were usually higher in fertility than soils formed from acid sandstone, siltstone, or shale. However, considerable variation in nutrient levels occurred within as well as among most of the different soil series.
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CitationAuchmoody, L. R. 1972. Nutrient properties of five West Virginia forest soils. Research Note NE-145. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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