The homogeneous groups of soils gather the soils identified in the detailed studies carried out in the Cauca river valley, in a total area of 216,765 hectares where sugarcane cultivation predominates. For the grouping, the following factors were taken into account: (a) Textural family, (b) Edaphic moisture regime, (c) Effective soil depth.
A summary of the information is attached in the following tables:
- Main characteristics of homogeneous soil groups formed based on detailed soil studies carried out in the flat part of the Cauca river valley.
- Soils identified in detailed studies carried out in the flat part of the Cauca river valley and its respective homogeneous group.
Each one of the soil groups is described below and some management practices are suggested in each case.