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Describing and testing soils

  • In your backyard

    Learn some soil properties and simple tests you can do to describe the soil in your backyard.

  • Common soil types

    There is a variety of soils across Queensland and they are broadly grouped into soil orders, based on the Australian Soil Classification system.

  • Common soil terms

    List of common soil terms and their definitions, to help you understand soil management.

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9 January 2017
Last updated
27 September 2013
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