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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.
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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
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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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