Agronomic Soil Chemistry - KBS GLBRC Scaleup sites

Soil samples are taken annually (usually in the Fall) for fertilizer recommendations and analyzed for pH, lime index, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, cation exchange capacity and organic matter.

KBS samples are analyzed by the Michigan State University Soil and Plant Nutrient Laboratory .

This datatable is part of the KBS GLBRC soil properties dataset. Soil property measurements from the surface soils of the intensive experiment


Experiment: GLBRC Scale-up Experiment
Data available from: October 2008 to November 2013
Dataset: KBS078
Datatable ID: KBS078-015.61
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Last Updated 2017-01-26
Variate Description Units
sample date date of sample collection
site experimental location
treatment name treatment description
treatment experimental treatment
station sampling location
campaign type of soil sampling
depth soil sampling depth range centimeter
ph soil pH
lime index indicator of potential acidity
p ppm phosphorus concentration mg/kg
k ppm potassium concentration mg/kg
ca ppm calcium concentration mg/kg
mg ppm magnesium concentration mg/kg
top depth upper soil core depth centimeter
bottom depth lower soil core depth centimeter

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Data Excerpt

sample_date site treatment_name treatment station campaign ph lime_index p_ppm k_ppm ca_ppm mg_ppm top_depth bottom_depth
2016-11-28 KBS Marshall Farms CRP-Reference M4 S9 surface sample 6.1 71 92 225 1009 130 0 25
2016-11-28 KBS Marshall Farms CRP-Reference M4 S8 surface sample 6.7 70 72 214 1274 141 0 25
2016-11-28 KBS Marshall Farms CRP-Reference M4 S7 surface sample 6.1 72 76 241 958 117 0 25
2016-11-28 KBS Marshall Farms CRP-Reference M4 S6 surface sample 6.6 69 83 254 1244 122 0 25
2016-11-28 KBS Marshall Farms CRP-Reference M4 S5 surface sample 6.2 71 152 162 978 103 0 25
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