CLI Modifiers -- Definitions

Modifier Definition
A Droughtiness or aridity as a result of climate
D Undesirable soil structure, low permeability
E Past damage from erosion
F Low natural fertility
HAdverse climate as a result of cold temperatures
I Periodic innundation by streams and lakes
MDeficient soil moisture
NSalinity
PStoniness
RShallowness to bedrock
SA combination of two or more of the subclasses D, F, M and N
TAdverse relief because of steepness or pattern of slopes
VA pattern of wet(W) and moisture deficit (M) soils very intimately associated
WExcessive soil moisture
XAn accumulation of two or more adverse characteristics that individually would not affect the class rating