Soil survey in Ireland with particular reference to forestry.

  • Pierce Ryan
Keywords: Agricultural research, Institute of Agriculture, soil survey, land use, soil analysis, soil characteristics, forest soils.


It is rational to concede that our soils must play a fundamental role in any form of improved productivity from our land resources. The extent to which production can be increased to meet the targets of an economic expansion programme, depends ultimately on the potential of our soils to meet this demand, on the manner in which they are used and on the manuring and management practices that can be applied to them toward greater out-put...
How to Cite
Ryan, P. (1960) “Soil survey in Ireland with particular reference to forestry.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 14April2024).