SOILSUITABILITY File

This file contains information on the percentage of the soil area in each mapunit that is well suited, suited and not suited for specific crops. Both climate and soil capability for agriculture were used in determining the percentages (Dumanski and Stewart, 1981).

SOILSUITABILITY - 28 Items
Variable Name Definition Units
MAPUNIT Soil Map Unit (Relate Field)  
WSPBN Area well suited for phaseolus bean %
SPBN Area suited for phaseolus bean %
NSPBN Area not suited for phaseolus bean %
WSCRN Area well suited for grain corn %
SCRN Area suited for grain corn %
NSCRN Area not suited for grain corn %
WSPOT Area well suited for potato %
SPOT Area suited for potato %
NSPOT Area not suited for potato %
WSSOY Area well suited for soybean %
SSOY Area suited for soybean %
NSSOY Area not suited for soybean %
WSWHT Area well suited for spring wheat %
SWHT Area suited for spring wheat %
NSWHT Area not suited for spring wheat %
WSBAR Area well suited for barley %
SBAR Area suited for barley %
NSBAR Area not suited for barley %
WSOAT Area well suited for oats %
SOAT Area suited for oats %
NSOAT Area not suited for oats %
WSCAN Area well suited for canola %
SCAN Area suited for canola %
NSCAN Area not suited for canola %
WSSUN Area well suited for sunflower %
SSUN Area suited for sunflower %
NSSUN Area not suited for sunflower %