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  1. Vol. 20 No. 2, p. 170-172
    Received: Jan 21, 1955

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Sampling Soils for Physical and Chemical Properties1

  1. Walter C. Jacob and
  2. Arnold Klute2



A sampling study was made on soil characteristics from an organic matter experiment on Sassafras sandy loam soil on Long Island. The paper gives the components of variance for plots, samples, and determinations for several chemical and physical properties. The use of these components in determining a sampling program is illustrated for one physical property.

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