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SL370: Florida Reclaimed Phosphate Mine Soils: Characteristics, Potential Uses, and Management Considerations

Figure 3. Reusing topsoil provides many benefits to the properties of restored soils and is an effective way to stabilize disturbed lands and restore native ecosystems. In this picture taken in Hardee County, Florida, the area in the foreground is reclaimed land that was amended with topsoil after approximately one growing season.

Credit: M. Wilson