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SL-233: Management of Soil and Water for Vegetable Production in Southwest Florida

Figure 3. Uncoated sands are difficult to manage for good crop production and may be the underlying cause of most poorly producing areas in vegetable fields of southwest Florida. Soils containing uncoated sands have poor water- and nutrient-holding capacities and are often found in the original landscape in low-lying areas.

Credit: UF/IFAS