SL74 Duval County: Soil Ratings for Selecting Pesticides 1 G.W. Hurt and T.A. Obreza2 Resource soil scientists with the USDA Natural NOTE: The user may discover that one or more Resources Conservation Service have rated the soils map unit names in Table 1 have been updated from that are delineated by map units in the Duval County names given in the legend of the soil survey report Soil Survey Report (see references) for their potential (see references). For example, a soil map unit may be for leaching and runoff of pesticides. The rating listed in the survey report with a single soil series criteria are given in a companion publication name, whereas the same soil map unit is shown as (Circular 959) entitled "Soil Ratings for Selecting comprising two or more soil series in the list in Table Pesticides for Water Quality Goals." These soil 1 (sequence numbers 1, 2, 3, ...) Where this occurs, ratings have been developed to help pesticide users the user should use the multi-named map unit given determine the potential for pesticides to be lost to here, and make pesticide selections based on the most groundwater or surface water bodies. limiting condition to be found on the land in question. If necessary, the local Natural Resources As explained in Circular 959, factors that Conservation Service office should be contacted to determine pesticide leaching ratings in soil are perform an on-site evaluation of the land in question. permeability and the occurrence of mucky layers in the upper 80 inches of the soil. Soils rated High have REFERENCES a high potential for pesticides to leach to groundwater, soils rated Medium have a medium 1. Obreza, T.A. and G.W. Hurt. 2006. Soil ratings potential for pesticides to leach to groundwater, and for selecting pesticides for water quality goals. soils rated Low have a low potential for pesticides to Circular 959. Soil and Water Science leach to groundwater. Factors that determine Department. Florida Cooperative Extension pesticide runoff ratings from soils are hydrologic Service. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL group, permeability, and slope. Soils rated High have 32611. a high potential for pesticide runoff, soils rated 2. Watts, F.C. 1998. Soil Survey of Duval County, Medium have a medium potential for pesticide runoff, Florida . USDA/NRCS in cooperation with and soils rated Low have a low potential for pesticide University of Florida Agricultural Experiment runoff. Stations. 1. This document is SL74, a fact sheet of the Soil and Water Science Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Published: April 1991. Revised: September 2006. Please visit the EDIS Web site at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu. 2. G.W. Hurt, National Leader for Hydric Soils, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; T.A. Obreza, Professor, Soil and Water Science Department, Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611. The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M. University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Larry Arrington, Dean Duval County: Soil Ratings for Selecting Pesticides 2 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The development of this document was supported by the USDA/ES Water Quality Initiative Project #89EWQI-1-9134. Duval County: Soil Ratings for Selecting Pesticides 3 Table 1. Soil Ratings for Duval County (see footnotes for explanations of column headings). MUID SEQ NUM MUSYM SOIL NAME SOIL LEACH SOIL RUNOFF 031002 1 2 Albany Medium Medium 031006 1 6 Aquic Quartzipsamments High Low 031007 1 7 Arents Medium Medium 031009 1 9 Arents High Low 031010 1 10 Beaches High High 031012 1 12 Blanton Medium Low 031014 1 14 Boulogne Low High 031018 1 18 Corolla High Low 031019 1 19 Cornelia High Low 031022 1 22 Evergreen Low High 031022 2 22 Wesconnett Low High 031023 1 23 Fripp High Low 031023 2 23 Corolla High Low 031024 1 24 Hurricane High Medium 031024 2 24 Ridgewood High Medium 031025 1 25 Kershaw High Low 031026 1 26 Kershaw High Low 031029 1 29 Kureb High Low 031031 1 31 Kureb High Low 031032 1 32 Leon Medium High 031033 1 33 Leon Medium High 031035 1 35 Lynn Haven Medium High 031036 1 36 Mandarin High Low 031038 1 38 Mascotte Low High 031040 1 40 Maurepas Low High 031042 1 42 Newhan High Low 031042 2 42 Corolla High Low 031044 1 44 Mascotte Low High 031044 2 44 Pelham Medium High 031046 1 46 Ortega High Low 031049 1 49 Pamlico Low High 031050 1 50 Pamlico Low High 031051 1 51 Pelham Medium High 031053 1 53 Penney High Low 031055 1 55 Pits High High 031056 1 56 Pottsburg Medium High 031058 1 58 Pottsburg Medium Medium 031062 1 62 Rutlege Medium High 031063 1 63 Sapelo Low High 031066 1 66 Surrency Low High 031067 1 67 Surrency Low High 031068 1 68 Tisonia Low High 031069 1 69 Urban Land Low High 031071 1 71 Urban Land Low High 031071 2 71 Leon Medium High 031071 3 71 Boulogne Low High Duval County: Soil Ratings for Selecting Pesticides 4 Table 1. Soil Ratings for Duval County (see footnotes for explanations of column headings). MUID SEQ NUM MUSYM SOIL NAME SOIL LEACH SOIL RUNOFF 031072 1 72 Urban Land Low High 031072 2 72 Ortega High Low 031072 3 72 Kershaw High Low 031073 1 73 Urban Land Low High 031073 2 73 Mascotte Low High 031073 3 73 Sapelo Low High 031074 1 74 Pelham Medium High 031074 2 74 Urban Land Low High 031075 1 75 Urban Land Low High 031075 2 75 Hurricane High Medium 031075 3 75 Albany Medium Medium 031078 1 78 Yonges Low High 031079 1 79 Yulee Low High 031080 1 80 Goldhead Low High 031080 2 80 Lynn Haven Medium High 031081 1 81 Stockade Low High 031086 1 86 Yulee Low High 031087 1 87 Dorovan Low High 031088 1 88 Lynchburg Medium Medium 031099 1 99 Water High High Footnotes: MUID = Natural Resources Conservation Service's map unit identifier. SEQ NUM = Sequence Number, indicating a particular soil name among one or more names constituting a map unit name. MUSYM = Map Unit Symbol from the soil map and legend in the Soil Survey of Duval County, Florida. Note that if a MUSYM appears more than once in this list it signifies that two or more soils are co-dominant in that map unit, and each such soil is rated separately here. SOIL NAME = Name of soil or other landscape component (urban land, made land, borrow pits, spoil banks, etc.). SOIL LEACH = The rating of the soil for leaching of pesticides through the soil profile. SOIL RUNOFF = The rating of the soil for runoff of pesticides from the soil surface. NOTE: See "Soil Ratings for Selecting Pesticides for Water Quality Goals" (IFAS Extension Circular 959) for explanations of the criteria used to develop soil ratings presented in the right-hand four columns of this list.
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