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Main Title Soil Associations and Land Classification for Irrigation, Dona Ana County.
Author Make, J. H. ; Nehe, R. E. ; Der, P. H. ; Anderso, J. U. ;
CORP Author New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station, University Park.
Year Published 1971
Report Number RR-183; OWRR-B-015-NMEX; 08881,; B-015-NMEX(7)
Stock Number PB-209 759
Additional Subjects ( Soil surveys ; New Mexico) ; ( Irrigation ; New Mexico) ; Soil classification ; Agriculture ; Soil properties ; Investigations ; Maps ; Dona Ana County(New Mexico)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-209 759 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 42p
Information is presented on the suitability of soils in Dona Ana County, New Mexico for irrigation. The acreage, general location, and relative capability of the soils for use in irrigated agriculture are given. General soil map and a detailed soil survey provided the information necessary for the classification for irrigation. The data were organized and presented on the basis of soil associations shown on the general soil map and on irrigation land classification map. Dona Ana County has about 2,434,600 acres, of which about 38 percent were considered suitable for irrigation. Information is also provided on soil resources that can be used for preliminary planning for irrigated agriculture, forestry, range, urban, engineering, recreation, and wildlife uses. A general soil map and a classification of land for irrigation map are included. (Author)