Palude di San Genuario e San Silvestro

Location:Italy
Area:3,084 acres (1,248 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

Po Basin mixed forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 A
  
Share50 %30 %20 %
Soil TypeGleyic LuvisolsEutric FluvisolsDystric Cambisols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorPoorModerately well
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m
Root Obstacle60 - 80 cm60 - 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm
Soil Water RegimeWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 monthWet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel5 %4 %10 %
Sand47 %39 %42 %
Silt29 %40 %38 %
Clay24 %21 %20 %
USDA TextureLoamLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.54 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.83 %0.86 %1.45 %
PH6.37.25.1
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity46 cmol kg⁻¹63 cmol kg⁻¹32 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹16 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation93 %91 %38 %
Total Exchangeable Bases14.9 cmol kg⁻¹16.9 cmol kg⁻¹4.3 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0.5 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %2 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel6 %7 %19 %
Sand39 %41 %45 %
Silt27 %38 %35 %
Clay34 %21 %20 %
USDA TextureClay loamLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.33 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.42 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.65 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.28 %0.38 %0.5 %
PH77.55.2
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity44 cmol kg⁻¹61 cmol kg⁻¹35 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹14 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation99 %96 %33 %
Total Exchangeable Bases15.9 cmol kg⁻¹15.2 cmol kg⁻¹2.6 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.4 %2.5 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %3 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Soil data provided by FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.