Evaluation of Land suitability for AL-Maymounah project within Missan Governorate for sunflower cultivation using geographic information systems
ANBAR JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES,
2017, Volume 15, Issue 2, Pages 334-346
AbstractMaymounah project was chosen in Missan governorate. The project area about 57500 hectares, Twenty five pedons were selected as representing of the soil series in study area, Geo reference was used for pedons map by geographic information systems. The limitations method was used in land evaluation for sunflower crop...
The results showed the climate was simple limiting factor, the class of suitable was moderate (S2), the lands were unsuitable (N1) about 100%, because of some limitations factors such as the salinity, drainage and ESP. The land has been classified, there for, in accordance with its suitability for sunflower production after remove salinity into marginally suitable S3 6167.5 hectare 10.73% and moderately suitable S2 51332.5 hectare 89.27%
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