CECSuit: A function for assessing Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC)...

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Note Author(s) References See Also Examples

View source: R/CECSuit.R

Description

This function determines the suitability classes for Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) requirements of selected agricultural crops

Usage

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CECSuit(value, crop)

Arguments

value

Input cation Exchange Capacity (Cmol(+)/kg).

crop

The crop of interest for which CEC suitability class is sought

Details

The input value can be a map or just a numerical entry of CEC (cmol(+)/kg)

Value

The output is CEC suitability class for the crop. The output is an integer value for suitability class: 1- highly suitable; 2 - moderately suitable; 3 - marginally suitable; 4 - currently not suitable; 5 - not suitable

Note

The output raster map of CEC suitability is given if the input value is raster map

Author(s)

Christian Thine Omuto

References

Sys, C., Van Ranst, E., Debaveye, J. and Beerneaert, F.1993. Land evaluation: Part III: Crop requirements. Development Cooperation, Belgium.

Naidu, L.G.K., Ramamurthy, V., Challa O., Hegde, R. and Krishnan, P. 2006. Manual, Soil-site Suitability Criteria for Major Crops, National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, ICAR, Nagpur, India

FAO Crop Suitability Requirements: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/home

See Also

tempSuit, PHSuit, rainSuit

Examples

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CECSuit(22.4,"pineaple")

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