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This land suitability for Sweet Potato raster data (in GeoTIFF format) represents areas of potential suitability for this crop and its specific irrigation management systems in the Flinders and Gilber... moret catchments of North Queensland.
The data is coded 1-5:
1 - Suitable with no limitations;
2 - Suitable with minor limitations;
3 - Suitable with moderate limitations;
4 - Marginal;
5 - Unsuitable.
The land suitability evaluation methods used to produce this data are a modification of methods of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO).
This data is part of the Flinders and Gilbert Agricultural Resource Assessment (FGARA) project and is designed to support sustainable regional development in Australia being of importance to Australian Governments and agricultural industries. The project identifies new opportunities for irrigation development in these remote areas by providing improved soil and land evaluation data to identify opportunities and promote detailed investigation.
A companion dataset exists, “Confidence of suitability data for the FGARA project”. A link to this dataset can be found in the “related materials” section of this metadata record.less
1211.1 Gulf Agricultural Resource Assess - Land suitability assessment - Published 19 Feb 2014