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Soil resources and potential for agricultural development in Bahr El Jebel in southern Sudan, Jonglei Canal project area

V. I. Myers,D. G. Moore,M. A. Abdel-Hady,A. G. Abdel-Samie,E. M. Elshazly,H. Youvis,B. K. Worcester,A. A. Klingebiel,M. M. Elshazly,M. A. Hamad

Aerial photography
Environmental science
The author has identified the following significant results. Fourteen LANDSAT scenes were used to produce mosaics of the 167, 474 sq km study area. These were black and white MSS 7 images and false color composite images. Five major soil-landscape units were delineated on the mosaics, and these were subdivided into a total of 40 soil mapping units. Aerial reconnaissance was useful in defining boundaries between mapping units and in estimating the proportion of the various soils which composed each mapping unit. Ground surveying permitted first-hand observation of major soils and sampling for quantitative laboratory analysis. Soil interpretations were made, including properties, potentials, and limitations.
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Soil resources and potential for agricultural development in Bahr El Jebel in southern Sudan, Jonglei Canal project area” is a paper by V. I. Myers D. G. Moore M. A. Abdel-Hady A. G. Abdel-Samie E. M. Elshazly H. Youvis B. K. Worcester A. A. Klingebiel M. M. Elshazly M. A. Hamad published in 1978.You can read and download a PDF Full Text of this paper here.