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Crop Fertilization Based on North Carolina Soil Tests
Table 2.2  Target pH based on soil class
Soil Class pH
Mineral (MIN)
    6.0 *
Mineral-Organic (M-O)
Organic (ORG)
*  Some crops grown on mineral soils require a target pH of 6.5.
See Table 2.3 for the target pH of a specific crop.
return icon.Hardy DH, Tucker MR, Stokes CE. 2014. Crop fertilization based on North Carolina soil tests. Raleigh (NC): North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Agronomic Division. Circular No. 1.

Last Update January 10, 2014


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