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San German Farmlands

San Germán, PR, Prime and Other Important Farmlands

Map symbol Map unit name Farmland classification
DqA Dique loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, frequently flooded All areas are prime farmland
LkB Lares clay, 0 to 5 percent slopes All areas are prime farmland
MaB Mabi clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes, rarely flooded All areas are prime farmland
MeA Mani clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally flooded All areas are prime farmland
MqC Montegrande clay, 2 to 12 percent slopes All areas are prime farmland
ToA Toa clay loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally flooded All areas are prime farmland
BjA Bajura clay, 0 to 1 percent slopes, frequently flooded Farmland of statewide importance
CsE Consumo clay, 20 to 40 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
GhC Guanajibo gravelly sandy clay loam, 2 to 12 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
HmD Humatas clay, 12 to 20 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
HmE Humatas clay, 20 to 40 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
JaB Jacana clay, 0 to 5 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
JaC Jacana clay, 5 to 12 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
MiD Mariana gravelly clay loam, 12 to 20 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
MiE Mariana gravelly clay loam, 20 to 40 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
MuC Mucara loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
MuD Mucara loam, 12 to 20 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
QbD Quebrada clay loam, 12 to 20 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
SiA Santa Isabel clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
VoC Voldora clay, 5 to 12 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
VoD Voldora clay, 12 to 20 percent slopes Farmland of statewide importance
CoA Coloso clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally flooded Prime farmland if drained
OrA Olivares muck, ponded Prime farmland if drained
VaA Vayas silty clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally flooded Prime farmland if drained
CeA Cartagena clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
CmB Coamo clay loam, 2 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
CtA Cortada silty clay loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally flooded Prime farmland if irrigated
FrA Fraternidad clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
FrB Fraternidad clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
GyB Guayacan clay, 0 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
LdA La Luna silty clay loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally flooded Prime farmland if irrigated
LnA Llanos Costa loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
LnB Llanos Costa loam, 2 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
LnC Llanos Costa loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
MbA Maguayo very gravelly sandy clay loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
MbC Maguayo very gravelly sandy clay loam, 2 to 12 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
MnA Melones clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
MnC Melones clay, 2 to 12 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
MoB Montalva clay, 0 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
MoC Montalva clay, 5 to 12 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PaA Palmarejo loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PaB Palmarejo loam, 2 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PaC Palmarejo loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PgA Parguera clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PgB Parguera clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PzB Pozo Blanco clay, 0 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PzC Pozo Blanco clay, 5 to 12 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
ScA San Anton clay loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally flooded Prime farmland if irrigated
AkA Aguirre clay, occasionally ponded Prime farmland if irrigated and reclaimed of excess salts and sodium
GnA Guanica clay, 0 to 1 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated and reclaimed of excess salts and sodium

(Only the soils considered prime or important farmland are listed. Urban or built-up areas of the soils listed are not considered prime or important farmland. If a soil is prime or important farmland only under certain conditions, the conditions are specified in parentheses after the soil name.)

For additional information on Caribbean Area Soils, please contact: Carmen L. Santiago