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Soil survey of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, North Queensland, Jardine section - JFD

This publication set is a soil survey of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Jardine section, North Queensland. The study area covers parts of the Giru and Ayr (8358-4 and 8358-1) 1:50,000 map sheets. Approximately 5,800 hectares of land were mapped at a scale of 1:25,000 and land suitability for a range of crops was evaluated. Approximately 900 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 38 soils were identified. This project is part of a series conducted across the Burdekin River Irrigation Area. No report accompanies the mapping.

View more on [soil and land management] (http://www.qld.gov.au/environment/land/soil).

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  • Soils and land suitability mapPDF

    This PDF is a soil and land suitability map of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Jardine section in North Queensland. Suitability ratings for rice, low-volume-irrigated mangoes and furrow-irrigated capsicums, maize, and sugarcane are...

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Category Environment, land and water
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Soil survey of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, North Queensland, Jardine section - JFD, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 26 April 2019

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